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    NORTHCOM steps in to assist in California


    by neverknwo

    U.S. Northern Command, with headquarters in Colorado Springs, is stepping up to help the fire fighting effort in Southern California. They're using department of defense assets to bring relief to the area--everything from meals, to firefighting aircraft from around the country, and even personnel from here in Colorado.
    "As you know, over a quarter million people have had to evacuate their homes," Gen. Gene Renuart, NORTHCOM commander, said the media today.
    At U.S. Northern Command in Colorado Springs, it's a major disaster that's calling for major action.