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May 12, 2014

NORAD Celebrates 56 Years of Defense Collaboration

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. — Theyear was 1958, the cost of a new home was roughly $30,000, a gallon of gas wasabout $.24 and Elvis Presley was blaring from the radio as boys and girlsswooned over

May 9, 2014

NORAD-USNORTHCOM Honor Annual Award Winners

Before a crowd of more than 120 of their peers, the U.S. NorthernCommand Deputy Commander, Air Force Lt. Gen. Michael Dubie, highlighted 14members of the North American Aerospace Defense Command and

May 9, 2014

The Missile Warning and Defender of the Year Award 2013

TheNorth American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command MissileWarning and Defender of the Year Ceremony winnerswere honored May 2 at the Mining Exchange Hotel in Colorado Springs,

May 8, 2014

Arctic Paratroopers Jump into Deadhorse

HEADQUARTERS, U.S. ARMY ALASKA, JOINT BASEELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska -  U.S. Army Alaska paratroopers made the 2nd EngineerBrigade's first airborne operation north of the Arctic Circle May 1 to hone

April 23, 2014

Arctic Collaborative Workshop Facilitates New Partnerships

JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska – The Arctic Collaborative Workshop, drawingmilitary and civilian Arctic experts from Canada, Denmark, Netherlands, Norway,and the United States wrapped up on

March 13, 2014

NORAD, USNORTHCOM stand ready to defend nation, commander says

WASHINGTON, March 13, 2014 – The Bipartisan Budget Act of 2013 provided an important reprieve by enabling short-term readiness fixes and selected program buybacks of significant importance, the commander of North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command said today. But the challenges posed by sequestration and the Budget Control Act remain, Army Gen. Charles H. Jacoby Jr. told members of the Senate Armed Services Committee.

Feb. 6, 2014

Canadian Armed Forces Logisticians at NORAD celebrate 46th anniversary

Everything that the Canadian Armed Forces does, both at home and abroad, relies on a complex and integrated support system. The Canadian Armed Forces has been doing this through an integrated Logistics Branch since 1968.

Jan. 28, 2014

EADS Recognizes Outstanding Performers at Annual Awards Banquet

Morethan 170 New York Air National Guardsmen, Canadian Forces members andguests were in attendance at the Radisson Hotel in Utica last Friday asthe Eastern Air Defense Sector recognized its

Jan. 13, 2014

113th reaches alert milestone

The 113th Aerospace Control Alert Detachment of the District of Columbia Air National Guard at Joint Base Andrews passed a major air defense milestone January 9, responding to its 4,000th alert event since Operation Noble Eagle started in September, 2001.

Dec. 24, 2013

Behind the scenes: Tracking an Icon

NORAD's annual event of tracking Santa Claus from his home at the North pole is an event enjoyed by millions of children worldwide every year, but in order to bring the smiles and hope to those

Dec. 24, 2013

Tracking Santa: A Family Affair

At 3 am mountain time on December 23, the more than 2,000-square foot Leadership Development Center building on Peterson Air Force Base, Colo., transformed into the official NORAD Tracks Santa

Dec. 17, 2013

Official NORAD Tracks Santa “tracker” joins U.S. Air Force Academy Band for Holiday Concerts

Official NORAD Tracks Santa “tracker” joins U.S. Air Force Academy Band for Holiday Concerts

Nov. 22, 2013

NORAD, Russian Federation Air Force meet in Moscow to start planning the joint exercise Vigilant Eagle 14

PetersonAir Force Base, Colo. -Members of the North American Aerospace Defense Command and their RussianFederation Air Force counterparts met in Moscow this week to review the lessonslearned from

Nov. 14, 2013

TSA Pre-Check Program

After December 20, 2013, the process that Service members use toqualify for TSA Pre✓™ will change. TSA Pre✓™    is a voluntary,expedited security screening process that allows participants to

Aug. 29, 2013

Vigilant Eagle 2013 called “unprecedented” success

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – North American Aerospace Defense Command and the RussianFederation Air Force concluded their third cooperative live-fly air defenseexercise August 28, 2013,

June 28, 2013

SECDEF visits NORAD, USNORTHCOM

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel visited NORAD and USNORTHCOM June 27 and 28, his first since his appointment as SECDEF in February.Hagel’s two-day visit included

June 19, 2013

A NORAD first in the National Capital Region

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – It seems unbelievable that a small-town kid from Clinton, Ontario would end up being the first Royal Canadian Air Force pilot assigned to protect the skies over

June 14, 2013

NORAD exercise planned for Washington, D.C.

TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. – The North American Aerospace Defense Command and its geographical component, the Continental United States NORAD Region (CONR), will conduct exercise Falcon Virgo 13-09

June 7, 2013

NORAD and USNORTHCOM Commander to attend Northern Chiefs of Defence Meeting

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – Gen. Chuck Jacoby, Commander of North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command will attend the Northern Chiefs of Defence Meeting to be held June 11-12 in Ilulissat, Greenland.

May 9, 2013

Canadian NORAD Region earns high marks for readiness

WINNIPEG, Canada – The Canadian NORAD Region passed with flying colors its biennial North American Aerospace Defense Command Regional Alert Force Evaluation in Winnipeg May 2. The RAFE is one of a

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