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Russian general visits NORAD December 21, 2005 — PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. -- It was an event that would have been unthinkable when the North American Aerospace Defense Command was created in 1958.This month, the Russian general in command of MORE

NORAD exercise planned for Washington D.C. December 14, 2005 — PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. -- The Continental United States NORAD Region (CONR) will conduct Exercise Falcon Virgo 06-03 in the National Capital Region (Washington, D.C.) December 15-16. Exercise MORE

Radar Unit Helps in Rescue of Glider Crash Victims December 8, 2005 — MCCHORD AIR FORCE BASE, Wash. - Radar analysis provided by the 84th Radar Evaluation Squadron at the Western Air Defense Sector here assisted in the rescue of two people after their glider went MORE

Navy's top enlisted promotes joint warfighting November 22, 2005 — PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. -- The Navy's top senior enlisted leader met with Sailors, Marines and Coast Guard personnel assigned to the North American Aerospace Defense Command and United States MORE

NORAD kicks off 50th anniversary of tracking Santa November 21, 2005 — PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. -- In 1955, military operators in the Continental Air Defense Command, predecessor to the North American Aerospace Defense Command, first tracked Santa Claus' magical MORE

CJCS senior enlisted advisor visits homeland defenders November 9, 2005 — PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. -- The senior enlisted advisor to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff spent his first trip outside of the National Capital Region getting an up-close look at the MORE

Vision statement makes NORAD's vital role clear August 4, 2005 — PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. -- "Providing comprehensive, integrated aerospace defense of North America."This is the new vision statement of the North American Aerospace Defense Command, as recently MORE

NORAD-USNORTHCOM recognize quarter's best August 2, 2005 — PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. - The North American Aerospace Defense Command and United States Northern Command recognized their top performers for April through June during a quarterly awards MORE

NORAD Responds to Violation of Airspace July 26, 2005 — PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. -- NORAD fighter jets responded to a Piper Cub that violated a FAA-established Temporary Flight Restriction zone over Kennedy Space Center today. Two F-16s were diverted MORE

NORAD and U.S. Northern Command Support for STS-114 July 25, 2005 — PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. -- North American Aerospace Defense Command and United States Northern Command provide support to NASA and the shuttle program's return to flight with distinctly MORE

NORAD and USNORTHCOM BRAC Statement July 22, 2005 — PETERSON AFB, Colo. -- North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command fully participated in the Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) 2005 process. The BRAC recommendations will MORE

Canadian Soldier Works With American Wolves July 22, 2005 — PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. -- As the tall, stocky man carefully closed the gate behind him, two large wolves darted out of the trees and charged toward their morning meal. The animals whined with MORE

Hurricane Dennis July 8, 2005 — North American Aerospace Defense Command officials continue to monitor Hurricane Dennis in the event severe weather necessitates the evacuation of the continental U.S. NORAD region air operations MORE

Explosions in London July 7, 2005 — North American Aerospace Defense Command officials are monitoring the situation in London following several early morning explosions there that appear to be an act of terrorism.Within moments of the MORE

NORAD Responds to Violation of Airspace June 29, 2005 — PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. -- NORAD responded to a Beach King Air 350 aircraft that violated the Air Defense Identification Zone (ADIZ) over Washington, D.C., today. Two F-16s scrambled from MORE

Visual Warning System for the Washington, D.C. area May 24, 2005 — PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. - Recently a new warning signal for communicating with aircraft was deployed within the Washington, D.C. area. The Visual Warning System fielded by North American MORE

NORAD, USNORTHCOM Honor Quarter's Best May 16, 2005 — PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. - The North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command recognized its top performers for January through March 2005 during a quarterly awards ceremony MORE

NORAD Response to Air Incident in Washington, D.C. May 11, 2005 — NORAD responded to a general aviation Cessna aircraft that violated the Air Defense Identification Zone (ADIZ) over Washington, D.C., today. Two F-16s scrambled from Andrews Air Force Base, Md., and MORE

Canadian Ambassador visits NORAD, USNORTHCOM May 10, 2005 — PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. -- The North American Aerospace Defense Command symbolizes an "extraordinarily robust and long-standing defense relationship" between Canada and the United States, said MORE

NORAD-USNORTHCOM Commander: Perspectives of the Job May 10, 2005 — PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. - Six months into his tour as commander of NORAD and U.S. Northern Command, Adm. Timothy Keating said his perspective on the job has changed "dramatically.""I thought I MORE

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