By Master Sgt. John Gordinier | November 17, 2017

Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis visited Headquarters North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command Nov. 16 to discuss the topics of homeland defense, ballistic missile defense and NORTHCOM's role in assistance to response efforts to natural disasters.During his visit, Mattis toured NORAD and USNORTHCOM command and control MORE

By | July 28, 2017

A Pentagon spokesman said the Defense Department detected and tracked a single North Korea missile launch and that it did not pose a threat to North America. MORE

By | July 17, 2017

The North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command, along with the Mexican Air Force, successfully conducted AMALGAM EAGLE 17, a tactical exercise, which was designed to enhance mutual warning and information sharing procedures in support of a cooperative response to a an illicit flight that crossed the U.S. – Mexico MORE

By 2nd Lt. Scarlett Rodriguez and Senior Airman Dennis Hoffman | June 24, 2017

Vice President Michael Pence made history by being the first vice president to send a payload command to a Global Positioning System satellite, Friday, June 23, at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado. MORE

By | June 19, 2017

On June 15 and 16, 2017, Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) CF-18 Hornet fighter jets, under the control of the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD), practiced identification and intercept procedures as United States Air Force (USAF) B-52 Stratofortress bombers returned to the U.S. from an overseas exercise.The B-52s were initially MORE

By | May 12, 2017

The North American Aerospace Defense Command celebrated its 59th Anniversary Friday with a ceremony in the Eberhart-Findley Building on Peterson Air Force Base in Colorado Springs, Colo.During the ceremony, the staff reflected on the first signing of the NORAD Agreement between Canada and the U.S. May 12, 1958. The initial agreement placed the air MORE

By NORAD and USNORTHCOM Public Affairs | March 29, 2017

The NORAD and USNORTHCOM Office of the Command Chaplain at held a religious affairs workshop titled  "Embracing Complexity-Navigating Uncertainty" March 23, 2017. The three-day event focused on strengthening relationships and interoperability with military mission partners. Attendees included the National Guard, National Guard Bureau, the Royal MORE

By | March 21, 2017

General Lori Robinson, North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command commander, spoke to a full house Saturday afternoon at the Zebulon Pike Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution meeting.  More than 80 members, spouses and prospective members gathered at the El Paso Club in downtown Colorado Springs for lunch, MORE

By Senior Master Sgt. Julie Avey | January 31, 2017

The 104th Fighter Wing screams over the Northeast protecting the skies after receiving the call. The Airmen at Barnes Air National Guard Base scramble whether it is a National emergency or it is for an evaluation as it was the case this time. Standing ready each day of the year the Airmen showcase their skills and expertise.Without notice, members MORE

By | November 10, 2016

Service members with the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) began Exercise PUMA STRIKE with 24 CF-18 Hornets aboard Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, California, Oct. 31. MORE

2017 NORAD and USNORTHCOM SASC Posture Statement

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