United States Northern Command (NORTHCOM)

Image of United States Northern Command (NORTHCOM) soldierImage of United States Northern Command (NORTHCOM) logoU.S. Northern Command (USNORTHCOM) was established Oct. 1, 2002 to provide command and control of Department of Defense (DoD) homeland defense efforts and to coordinate defense support of civil authorities. NORTHCOM defends America's homeland — protecting our people, national power, and freedom of action.

NORTHCOM partners with other agencies and first responders to conduct homeland defense, civil support, and security cooperation to defend and secure the United States and its interests. The COARNG NORTHCOM Mobilization Element integrates qualified Army National Guard personnel into designated staff positions of the United States Northern Command to support the commander in training and exercises, peacetime crises, and designated homeland defense missions. 

NORTHCOM’s Specific Mission:

The COARNG Mobilization Element (NORTHCOM), which was established in 2004, integrates qualified and trained Army National Guard personnel into designated staff positions of NORTHCOM for the purpose of supporting the Commander in conducting operations to deter, prevent, and defeat threats and aggression aimed at the United States, and providing military assistance to civil authorities to include consequence management operations as directed. 

This unit is located in Colorado Springs. To reach them, dial 720-250-3843.



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