NORAD NEWS

Jan. 30, 2007

NORAD, USNORTHCOM commander to speak at change of command in Yokosuka

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. — U.S. Navy Adm. Timothy J. Keating, commander of North American Aerospace Defense Command and United States Northern Command, will be the keynote speaker at the

Jan. 29, 2007

NORAD fighters to patrol Super Bowl XLI

TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla -- The Continental U.S. NORAD Region is stepping up its air patrols in the Miami-Dade area to increase security during Super Bowl XLI activities. Spectators will see Air

Jan. 23, 2007

NORAD-USNORTHCOM warriors receive award

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. - Amidst a gathering of friends and family, 10 U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers were honored with Welcome Home Warrior-Citizen awards Saturday at the headquarters of North

Jan. 18, 2007

NORAD Tracks Santa program reports 2006 results

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – Volunteers for the 51st season of NORAD Tracks Santa set a new record for the program by answering 65,355 telephone calls between the hours of 2 a.m. Dec. 24, 2006,

Jan. 4, 2007

Rocket Re-entry over Colorado and Wyoming

NORAD and U.S. Northern Command are aware that an SL-4 rocket body re-entered the atmosphere over Colorado and Wyoming earlier this morning. It is possible that pieces of the object broke off during

Jan. 4, 2007

*UPDATE* Rocket Re-entry over Colorado and Wyoming *UPDATE*

Peterson Air Force Base, Colo. - NORAD and U.S. Northern Command are aware that a Russian SL-4 spacecraft launch stage from a commercial satellie launch re-entered the atmosphere over Wyoming through

Dec. 29, 2006

Day Of National Mourning

The President of the United States has declared Tuesday, 2 January 2007, as a Day of National Mourning due to the passing of Former President Gerald Ford. This will be a day to reflect upon the great

Dec. 14, 2006

Blizzard fails to derail NORAD Tracks Santa operations

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. - Despite being pounded by the Holiday Blizzard of 2006, North American Aerospace Defense Command remains on alert for the nation and ready to track Santa Claus,

Dec. 13, 2006

Training to counter capabilities

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. -- North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command are currently involved in Exercise Vigilant Shield ’07 (VS 07), a robust, two-week exercise

Dec. 12, 2006

Interagency cooperation emphasized, exercised during VS 07

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – U.S. Northern Command and North American Aerospace Defense Command are in the midst of Exercise Vigilant Shield ’07, an exercise designed to test and stretch not only

Dec. 9, 2006

NORAD and USNORTHCOM use VS 07 to stretch personnel, capabilities, interagency cooperation

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. -- North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command are in the midst of Exercise Vigilant Shield ’07 (VS 07), a robust exercise simulating a series of

Dec. 8, 2006

NORAD, USNORTHCOM exercise homeland defense skills in Vigilant Shield ’07

PETERSON AIR FORCE, Colo. – North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command are exercising their homeland defense skills during Vigilant Shield ‘07, an annual training event that

Dec. 6, 2006

U.S. Army North gets new CO

Lt. Gen. Thomas R. Turner assumed command of U.S. Army North during a ceremony Monday at Fort Sam Houston, Texas, according to an Army press release.He replaced Lt. Gen. Robert T. Clark, who retired

Dec. 6, 2006

DoD Support to STS-116 (Discovery)

U.S. Northern Command is the focal point for military emergency support to the Space Shuttle.  Support includes astronaut rescue and recovery and orbiter recovery.  USNORTHCOM, established in 2002 and

Dec. 6, 2006

NORAD and U.S. Northern Command support for STS-116

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. -- North American Aerospace Defense Command and United States Northern Command provide support to NASA and the shuttle program’s mission with distinctly different but

Dec. 6, 2006

Canadian NORAD Region conducts homeland defence exercise

WINNIPEG, MAN. – The Canadian NORAD Region (CANR) is participating in a large NORAD command post training exercise from December 4 to 14.  Exercise Vigilant Shield will test NORAD responses to various

Nov. 22, 2006

NORAD, USNORTHCOM brings food drive home

Servicemembers from NORAD and U.S. Northern Command teamed up with Peterson Air Force Base and local Colorado Springs schools to collect food donations for the Care and Share Harvest of Love Food

Nov. 16, 2006

North American Aerospace Defense Command’s Santa Web site going live

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – In advance of holiday season and the 51st season of NORAD tracking Santa Claus on his annual journey around the world, the bi-national command tasked with providing

Nov. 9, 2006

Veteran's and Remembrance Day 2006

We pause on this Veterans Day, known as Remembrance Day in Canada, to honor those who have answered the call to defend and secure our people, our homelands, and our way of life. Veterans Day is a

Nov. 6, 2006

NORAD/USNORTHCOM hosts Foreign Joint Services NCO Association

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. -Senior non-commissioned officers from 10 nations gathered at the headquarters of NORAD and U.S. Northern Command today as part of a Foreign Joint Services NCO

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