About Us

The Watch is a professional military magazine published by the director of operations of U.S. Northern Command to provide information to foreign senior military leaders to assist them in making decisions.  The opinions expressed in this magazine do not necessarily represent the policies or points of view of the command or any other agency of the U.S. government.  All articles are written by The Watch staff unless otherwise noted. The secretary of defense has determined that the publication of this magazine is necessary for conducting public business as required by the Department of Defense.