Country: United States Region: Colorado
Locale: Peterson airbase
Latitude: 38° 49' 22" N Longitude: -105° 17' 38" E
Area use / Military Branches: ACTIVE
Colorado Springs, Colorado 38°49'22"N 104°42'20"W Peterson airbase; Colorado Springs, CO http://www.peterson.spaceforce.mil/
The base forms together with nearby Schriever airbase the Peterson-Schriever garrison.
- 21st Space Wing (host)
Peterson also is hosting one of the Unified Combatant Commands each with a geographic or functional mission providing command and control of military forces under all circumstances in peace and at war.
- Hq US Northern Command (USNORTHCOM) http://www.northcom.mil/ conducts operations deterring, preventing and defeating threats and aggression against teh USA, its territories and interests within its area of responsibility and provides military assistance to non-military authorities
NORTHCOM subordinate components:
- Special Operations Command-North as of 2012
- Alaskan Command, as of 2014
- US Fifth Army/ARNORTH,
- 1st Air Force/AFNORTH, USAF/NAVNORTH,
- USMC Forces Reserve/MARFORNORTH.
- Joint Hq National Capital Region, Joint Task Force-Civil Support, and Joint Task Force North.
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