Press Releases

January, 2016


Canadian Minister of National Defence visits NORAD January 25, 2016 — PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colorado – Defence Minister Harjit S. Sajjan paid his first visit to the North American Aerospace Defense Command Headquarters at Peterson Air Force Base in Colorado today. During his visit, he met with Admiral Bill Gortney, Commander of NORAD and U.S. Northern Command and Canadian Lieutenant-General Pierre St-Amand, Deputy Commander of NORAD. Discussions focused on a number of issues important to the Canada- U.S. defense relationship, including continental defense, new challenges to North American aerospace defense and NORAD’s continuing evolution to meet those challenges. MORE
NORAD exercise planned for Washington, D.C. January 20, 2016 — 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 16-04 in the National Capital Region, Washington, D.C., Thursday morning between 12:30 and 2:30 a.m. EST. MORE