Press Releases

October, 2014


Statement from Gen. Chuck Jacoby, Commander of NORAD and USNORTHCOM, on shootings in Ottawa October 22, 2014 — "My heart goes out to our Canadian comrades on this tragic day following the shootings in Ottawa, as well as the hit-and-run attack in Quebec earlier this week, both of which targeted Canadian Forces personnel. MORE
Exercise focuses NORAD and USNORTHCOM on Homeland Defense October 17, 2014 — PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – The bi-national North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command, will conduct exercise VIGILANT SHIELD 15 with components, subordinate commands and task forces beginning Monday, Oct. 20, 2014. MORE
NORAD exercise planned for late Tuesday and early Wednesday over Washington, D.C. October 13, 2014 — TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. – The North American Aerospace Defense Command and its geographical component, the Continental United States NORAD Region, will conduct exercise Falcon Virgo 15-01 Tuesday night into Wednesday morning, Oct. 14 and 15, 2014, over the National Capital Region, Washington, D.C. Flights are scheduled to take place between midnight and 2 a.m. (EDT). MORE