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Bi-national exercise, Vigilant Shield 19, enhances readiness to defend the homelands
By MC3 Clemente Lynch | Nov. 1, 2018
As the sun crept over the Olympic Mountains October 27, sailors assigned to Explosive Ordnance
NORAD personnel continue to support the mission in the wake of Hurricane Michael
By Captain Jenna Knezacek | Oct. 31, 2018
Hurricane Michael made landfall near Florida’s Tyndall Air Force Base on October 10 with sustained
CrossTell 2018
By Capt. Colette Muller, Western Air Defense Sector Public Affairs | July 26, 2018
Aircrews and associated support personnel from across the military air defense enterprise completed a three-day Aerospace Control Alert CrossTell live-fly training exercise here July 26.
WADS Welcomes New Canadian Detachment Commander
By Kimberly D. Burke, Western Air Defense Sector Public Affairs | July 13, 2018
The Canadian Detachment at the Western Air Defense Sector officially changed command Tuesday. Lt. Col. Michael Fawcett assumed command from Lt. Col. Matthew Wappler, who finished a three-year tour of duty as the Canadian Detachment commanding officer. Fawcett’s responsibilities will include leading the 15-member Canadian Detachment and serving as part of the WADS staff. Wappler is transferring to 1 Canadian Air Division in Winnipeg, Manitoba, as the senior staff officer for Aerospace Capabilities and Readiness.
NORAD and USNORTHCOM host CBRN exercise
By Lt. Col. Karen Roganov | June 21, 2018
More than 95 personnel from the Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear community gathered