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Day Of National Mourning December 29, 2006 — The President of the United States has declared Tuesday, 2 January 2007, as a Day of National Mourning due to the passing of Former President Gerald Ford. This will be a day to reflect upon the great MORE

Blizzard fails to derail NORAD Tracks Santa operations December 14, 2006 — PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. - Despite being pounded by the Holiday Blizzard of 2006, North American Aerospace Defense Command remains on alert for the nation and ready to track Santa Claus, MORE

Training to counter capabilities December 13, 2006 — PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. -- North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command are currently involved in Exercise Vigilant Shield ’07 (VS 07), a robust, two-week exercise MORE

Interagency cooperation emphasized, exercised during VS 07 December 12, 2006 — PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – U.S. Northern Command and North American Aerospace Defense Command are in the midst of Exercise Vigilant Shield ’07, an exercise designed to test and stretch not only MORE

NORAD and USNORTHCOM use VS 07 to stretch personnel, capabilities, interagency cooperation December 9, 2006 — PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. -- North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command are in the midst of Exercise Vigilant Shield ’07 (VS 07), a robust exercise simulating a series of MORE

NORAD, USNORTHCOM exercise homeland defense skills in Vigilant Shield ’07 December 8, 2006 — PETERSON AIR FORCE, Colo. – North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command are exercising their homeland defense skills during Vigilant Shield ‘07, an annual training event that MORE

U.S. Army North gets new CO December 6, 2006 — Lt. Gen. Thomas R. Turner assumed command of U.S. Army North during a ceremony Monday at Fort Sam Houston, Texas, according to an Army press release.He replaced Lt. Gen. Robert T. Clark, who retired MORE

DoD Support to STS-116 (Discovery) December 6, 2006 — U.S. Northern Command is the focal point for military emergency support to the Space Shuttle.  Support includes astronaut rescue and recovery and orbiter recovery.  USNORTHCOM, established in 2002 and MORE

NORAD and U.S. Northern Command support for STS-116 December 6, 2006 — PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. -- North American Aerospace Defense Command and United States Northern Command provide support to NASA and the shuttle program’s mission with distinctly different but MORE

Canadian NORAD Region conducts homeland defence exercise December 6, 2006 — WINNIPEG, MAN. – The Canadian NORAD Region (CANR) is participating in a large NORAD command post training exercise from December 4 to 14.  Exercise Vigilant Shield will test NORAD responses to various MORE

NORAD, USNORTHCOM brings food drive home November 22, 2006 — Servicemembers from NORAD and U.S. Northern Command teamed up with Peterson Air Force Base and local Colorado Springs schools to collect food donations for the Care and Share Harvest of Love Food MORE

North American Aerospace Defense Command’s Santa Web site going live November 16, 2006 — PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – In advance of holiday season and the 51st season of NORAD tracking Santa Claus on his annual journey around the world, the bi-national command tasked with providing MORE

Veteran's and Remembrance Day 2006 November 9, 2006 — We pause on this Veterans Day, known as Remembrance Day in Canada, to honor those who have answered the call to defend and secure our people, our homelands, and our way of life. Veterans Day is a MORE

NORAD/USNORTHCOM hosts Foreign Joint Services NCO Association November 6, 2006 — PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. -Senior non-commissioned officers from 10 nations gathered at the headquarters of NORAD and U.S. Northern Command today as part of a Foreign Joint Services NCO MORE

Major General Morrow to command First Air Force October 20, 2006 — TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. – Maj. Gen. Henry “Hank” Morrow will assume command of First Air Force, Air Forces Northern and the Continental United States NORAD Region during a change of command MORE

Canada honors fallen warrior with new air defence complex October 18, 2006 — Canada's Minister of National Defence, Gordon O’Connor, officially opened the Sergeant David L. Pitcher complex during an Oct. 12 naming and dedication ceremony at 22 Wing North Bay, Ontario. Canada’s MORE

NORAD aircraft complete mission, return to home base after NYC crash October 12, 2006 — PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – Approximately four hours after NORAD completed its combat air patrol mission in response to an aircraft crash into a building in New York City yesterday, fighter MORE

NORAD Intercepts Russian Aircraft September 29, 2006 — PETERSON AFB, Colo. – North American Aerospace Defense Command launched three pairs of fighters Thursday evening from the command's Alaskan NORAD Region (ANR) and the Canadian NORAD Region (CANR) in MORE

NORAD plans training flights September 22, 2006 — PETERSON Air Force Base, Colo. – U.S. Northern Command, the North American Aerospace Defense Command and the Transportation Security Administration hosted the second annual Interagency MORE

NORAD plans training flights September 22, 2006 — PETERSON Air Force Base, Colo. – The North American Aerospace Defense Command will exercise next week in Alaska and Northern Canada. Two of NORAD’s geographical components, Alaskan and Canadian NORAD MORE

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