Look what I found. TPTB are getting the ducks in a row! Another words getting ready for what? The U.S. Northern Command has formally added new naval and special operations components to its command structure in the last month, according to the Department of Defense. http://www.gsnmagazine.com/node/28640?c=federal_agencies_legislative Northcom definition: NorthCom is a Unified Combatant Command of the U.S. military, tasked with providing military support for civil authorities in the U.S. The Feb. 28 report quoted Northcom public affairs officer Navy Capt. Jeff Davis as saying the new designation is basically a “paperwork change,” which formalizes the role Fleet Forces Command has been doing on an ad hoc basis almost since Northcom’s beginnings in the wake of the 9/11 attacks.