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San Antonio mayor visits JBSA-Fort Sam Houston
July 31, 2020
— San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg and members of the City of San Antonio’s city council visited Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston July 29 to learn about the installation's day-to-day missions and the missions of U.S. Army South and U.S. Army North...
U.S. Army Reserve units join U.S. Army North COVID-19 operations in Texas
July 29, 2020
— At the request of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, three U.S. Army Reserve Urban Augmentation Medical Task Forces deployed as part of the Department of Defense’s ongoing COVID-19 operations in Texas...
Army North hosts hurricane ROC drill
July 21, 2020
— U.S. Army North hosted a Hurricane Rehearsal of Concept Drill at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston July 10, both in-person and virtually, with more than 250 leaders from federal, state, U.S. territories and the military, to discuss their respective courses of action in the event of hurricane response...
Unit assists ARNORTH in preparing for hurricane season in age of COVID-19
July 20, 2020
— The 377th Theater Sustainment Command is in uncharted territory, bridging the gap between its traditional role in support of the United States Army Reserve Command and its newfound role as the lead logistics supplier for U.S. Army North, which supervises homeland defense and Defense Support to Civil Authorities missions throughout North America. ...
U.S. Army North ready to battle COVID-19 after busy spring
July 16, 2020
— Lt. Gen. Laura Richardson, the head of U.S. Northern Command’s land forces spoke recently of the lessons learned from its ongoing battle against COVID-19, as the command prepares to send more troops to hotspots in Texas and California...
ARNORTH to oversee military COVID-19 operations in Texas, California
July 13, 2020
— At the request of the Federal Emergency Management Agency and state officials, approximately 740 Department of Defense medical and support professionals from the U.S. Army, U.S. Navy and U.S. Air Force are assigned as part of DOD’s ongoing COVID-19 operations in Texas and California. As part of the whole-of-America response, U.S. Army North, U.S. Northern Command’s Joint Forces Land Component Command, will oversee the military operation in support of federal efforts and the state...
ARNORTH holds Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion change of command ceremony
July 9, 2020
— Col. Niave Knell, U.S. Army North Chief of Staff, passes the unit colors to the incoming commander of Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion, Lt. Col. Richard Teta, during the battalion’s change of command ceremony at the Quadrangle at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston July 8...
Army North holds virtual Army birthday ceremony
June 17, 2020
— U.S. Army North (Fifth Army) held a virtual recogition ceremony for the U.S. Army's 245th Birthday at the Quadrangle at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston June 12...
U.S. Army North concludes COVID-19 response operation
June 5, 2020
— U.S. Army North, as U.S. Northern Command's Joint Force Land Component Command, concludes its current COVID-19 response operation as support to two remaining public hospitals in New York City drew to an end June 3...
Army Reserve chief sees COVID-19 fight during JBSA-Fort Sam Houston visit
May 1, 2020
— Lt. Gen. Charles D. Luckey, Chief of Army Reserve and commanding general of the U.S. Army Reserve Command, visited U.S. Army North to meet with the 228-1 Urban Augmentation Medical Task Force, or UAMTF, as well as Lt. Gen. Laura J. Richardson, U.S. Army North commanding general, at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston April 28...
Army Chief of Staff, Sgt. Maj. of Army visit JBSA-Fort Sam Houston
April 24, 2020
— Military personnel assigned and augmenting units at Joint Base San Antonio showcased an array of capabilities around the installation to Gen. James McConville, the 40th and current U.S. Army Chief of Staff, and Sgt. Maj. Of the Army Michael A. Grinston, as they visited Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston April 23...
More than 770 Air Force Reservists called up to provide medical support
April 23, 2020
— More than 150 additional Air Force Reserve medical specialists were mobilized in the latest Air Force Reserve call-up in support of COVID-19 relief efforts with most Reservists set to assist medical staff in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut...
Rapid Deployment Team assists ARNORTH medical units supply needs
April 23, 2020
— Charlie Hughley is helping the RDT determine supply needs for ARNORTH medical units mobilizing to assist hard-hit communities. He’s expediting and tracking delivery for items like respirators, protective gowns and gloves for the 337th Theater Sustainment Command, as well as the 3rd, 4th and 13th Expeditionary Support Commands. ...
U.S. Army North continues response to COVID-19
April 17, 2020
— U.S. Army North, as U.S Northern Command’s Joint Force Land Component Command, or JFLCC, continues the rapid integration of medical capabilities in several locations around the country, while remaining flexible to rapidly respond to emerging needs as part of the Department of Defense’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic...
ARNORTH CG visits New York, New Jersey field medical sites
April 15, 2020
— Lt. Gen. Laura Richardson, commanding general of U.S. Army North at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston, recently visited field medical sites at the Javits New York Medical Station in New York City and the Edison Field Medical Site in Edison, New Jersey, to view medical operations...
AAFES supports ARNORTH, service members with mobile store at JBSA-Fort Sam Houston
April 13, 2020
— To provide necessities for service members and personnel who are supporting operations in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Army and Air Force Exchange Service opened a Mobile Field Exchange store at the Mission Training Complex at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston April 6. ...
With COVID-19 comes scams – let the buyer beware!
April 7, 2020
— Playing on our fears about COVID-19 and the economy in general, scammers are trying to sell things like fake medical treatments and equipment using ads on social media, unsolicited text messages and robocalls...
Army North responds to COVID-19
March 26, 2020
— At the direction of U.S Northern Command, U.S. Army North has requested the deployment of units to provide defense support of civil authorities in response to the COVID-19 national emergency...
Exercise Sudden Response 20 showcases task force support to civil authorities
February 5, 2020
— Members of Joint Task Force Civil Support, or JTF-CS, at the direction of U.S. Army North and U.S. Northern Command, rehearsed force and equipment employment, life-saving operations, and web-based command and control collaborative tools Jan. 23 to 29 in Killeen, Austin and Fort Hood, Texas, to ensure capabilities for Defense Support of Civil Authorities...
ARNORTH leader observes joint U.S.-Canadian Army training
January 28, 2020
— Maj. Gen. David Glaser, U.S. Army North (Fifth Army) deputy commanding general, met with Major-General Stephen Cadden, Canadian Army Doctrine and Training Centre commander, and Col. David Gardner, Joint Readiness Training Center, Operations Group commander, to observe U.S. and Canadian Armed Forces exercising together Jan. 21 at the Joint Readiness Training Center at Fort Polk, Louisiana...