The goal was to evaluate and question how the command saw itself, its role, and its mission, as well as questioning how SOCNORTH should organize itself to provide the most value to USNORTHCOM
. After much debate, discussion, and learning a new desired future and approach emerged.
What's really cool about working at NORAD and USNORTHCOM
is when we created it, we did it to provide security at home so that together both the United States and Canada could go out in the world and do what was needed, as we did in World War II and Korea, as we did in the Balkans in the '90s and Afghanistan more recently, and as we are today in Iraq and Syria.
If required, DHS requests support from the Department of Defense (DOD), which in turn tasks USNORTHCOM
, which may task USARNORTH; or USPACOM, which may task USARPAC.
The following sections assess how the use of strategic facades and procedural illusions within Merida II and USSOUTHCOM and USNORTHCOM
do important political work in sustaining one-dimensionality and reproducing geographic difference.
The following explains the current authorities, roles, and responsibilities for securing and defending cyberspace, examining those of the private sector and then their relationship to US government agencies--specifically, the Department of Commerce (DOC); DHS; Department of Justice (DOJ); Department of Energy (DOE); and DOD, including US Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM), USCYBERCOM, USNORTHCOM
, and the National Security Agency (NSA).
In December 2012, the commander of NORAD and USNORTHCOM
and the commander of the Canadian Joint Operations Command signed two documents on Arctic cooperation.
The 2010 Quadrennial Defense Review recommended that the National Guard plays a prominent role in the CBRNE consequence management and response plans of US Northern Command (USNORTHCOM
, United States Northern Command, http://www.northcom.
(20.) Major General Rowe, US Army, former USNORTHCOM
Director of Operations, cited the failure of the New Orleans initial responders as a documented and well accepted cause for the magnitude of the situation following the hurricane.
Northern Command (USNORTHCOM
), the geographic combatant command responsible for securing the homeland, intends to deploy explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) teams, bombsniffing dogs, and parts of its Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and High Yield Explosives (CBRNE) Consequence Management Reaction Force (CCMRF) (3) to the area.
The 597th Transportation Group is focused on USNORTHCOM
and USSOUTHCOM areas of responsibility.
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