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U.S. Northern Command (NORTHCOM) [website]   [open html - 16KB]

The DoD established U.S. Northern Command to consolidate existing missions under a single unified command that were previously executed by other military organizations. NORTHCOM plans, organizes, and executes homeland defense and civil support missions, but has few permanently assigned forces. The command will be assigned forces whenever necessary to execute missions as ordered by the President.

Publisher:United States. Northern Command
Copyright:Public Domain
Media Type:text/html
URL:http://www.northcom.mil/
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