NORAD NEWS

Sept. 9, 2003

NORAD maintains vigilance

NORAD Headquarters Colorado Springs, Colo. - The men and women of NORAD will mark the second anniversary of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 with unrelenting vigilance.Since 9/11, NORAD has

July 14, 2003

Findley assumes NORAD Deputy Commander in Chief role

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. - Canadian Forces Lt. Gen. Eric A. "Rick" Findley assumed duties as Deputy Commander in Chief, North American Aerospace Defense Command today during a change of office

July 1, 2003

Allies unite to celebrate Canada Day 2003

In a show of camaraderie, members of the Canadian Armed Forces hosted their U.S. friends and allies to celebrate the 136th anniversary of Canada's birth July 1 at the Penrose House in Colorado

May 23, 2003

NORAD/USNORTHCOM Announce Annual Communications Award Winners

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. - The North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) and the U. S. Northern Command (USNORTHCOM) recognized their annual communications awards winners during a

May 19, 2003

NORAD exercise planned for Washington D.C.

NORAD Headquarters, Peterson AFB, Colo. - The North American Aerospace Defense Command will conduct exercise training flights over the National Capital region on 21 May and 29 May, as well as on 4

May 9, 2003

Key Senior Executive Service Official Retires After Nearly 42 Years of Service

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. - In 1957, the Soviet Union launched Sputnik 1, the first artificial satellite. The satellite itself wasn't large, about the size of a basketball, but it was gigantic in

April 18, 2003

NORAD maintains Vigilance

NORAD Headquarters Colorado Springs, Colo. -- The North American Aerospace Defense Command is deploying Canadian and American fighter aircraft to Forward Operating Locations in Alaska and Northern

March 17, 2003

Canadian Generals Selected for New Appointments

The Honourable John McCallum, the Canadian Minister of National Defence, recently announced upcoming promotions and appointments. These NORAD appointments will take place during the summer of

Feb. 24, 2003

NORAD Announces Annual Award Winners

North American Aerospace Defense Command named its outstanding military and civilian workers for 2002 during a Feb. 24 luncheon at the Officers Club. NORAD commander in chief and U.S. Northern Command

Feb. 7, 2003

NORAD and USNORTHCOM Provide Support in Response to Columbia Disaster

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. -- "The crew in the Cheyenne Mountain command center was monitoring NASA's television channel when communications broke with the space shuttle Columbia," said Maj. Barry

May 13, 2002

NORAD Celebrates 44th Anniversary

PETERSON AFB, CO -- The men and women of the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) recently celebrated NORAD's 44th anniversary during a ceremony at the Officers Club on Peterson Air Force

May 8, 2002

General Eberhart's Statement on Nomination as Commander, U.S. Northern Command

PETERSON AFB, Colo. ? U.S. Air Force Gen. Ed Eberhart, Commander, North American Aerospace Defense Command and United States Space Command, makes the following statement regarding the announcement

April 17, 2002

Changes Made to Unified Command Plan

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. -- Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld and the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Richard B. Myers today announced changes to the Unified Command Plan (UCP),

Feb. 7, 2002

NORAD/USSPACECOM Annual Award Winners Announced

The North American Aerospace Defense Command and the United States Space Command recognized their annual awards winners during a luncheon Feb. 7, at the Peterson Air Force Base Enlisted Club.More than

Dec. 19, 2001

Santa Tracking Test Deemed Success

NORAD Headquarters, Peterson AFB, Colo: North Pole and NORAD officials conducted a successful early morning Santa sleigh tracking test high in the Canadian Arctic before dawn today to ensure all

Dec. 13, 2001

NORAD to Help Millions Track Santa Claus

NORAD Headquarters, Peterson AFB, Colo: On Christmas Eve the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD), a bi-national command of Canadian and U.S. military forces, will once again track Santa

Nov. 1, 2001

Doctor Finkleman Receives Presidential Award

PETERSON AFB, CO -- Dr. David Finkleman, Director of Analysis and Chief Technical Officer for the North American Aerospace Defense Command and United States Space Command, was recognized as a

Sept. 9, 2001

NORAD Maintains Northern Vigilance

CHEYENNE MOUNTAIN AFS, Colo. – The North American Aerospace Defense Command shall deploy fighter aircraft as necessary to Forward Operating Locations (FOLS) in Alaska and Northern Canada to monitor a

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