He was assigned to investigate the U.S. Outpost 31 after the US Military lost contact with them for several days, he arrived along with fellow members Burrows, Weldon, and Captain Blake. During Bravo Team's investigation they discovered a UFO and an unidentified dead body, they also discovered the body of Childs. With no confirm survivors, Colonel Whitley ordered the outpost to be destroyed by planting C4 charges around the outpost. Bravo Team was ordered to return to base, but Blake insisted on assisting Alpha Team after losing contact with them at the Norwegian outpost, after Blake was dropped the others return to base.
North shows at the first level courage and shows that he means business, for example the first corpse you find at Outpost 31, the Medic panics while North asks everyone to calm down and find out the cause.