Latest "U.S. Northern Command" stories
Russian navy conducts major maneuvers near Alaska
The Russian navy conducted major war games near Alaska involving dozens of ships and aircraft, the military said Friday, the biggest such drills in the area since Soviet times.
Russian submarine surfaces near Alaska during war exercise
A Russian submarine surfaced near Alaska on Thursday during a Russian war game exercise, U.S. military officials said.
Soldiers, sailors, airmen sent to help FEMA with COVID-19 response in Texas and California
Approximately 160 airmen are supporting FEMA in California. But the majority of troops — roughly 580 soldiers and sailors — will be assigned to Texas, where the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases has overburdened hospitals.
NORTHCOM: Arctic now America’s ‘first line of defense’
New business opportunities in the Arctic also invite new strategic competition, U.S. defense officials say.
Trump picks next chief of naval operations
The nomination has been forwarded to Congress.
By Mark D. Faram