NORAD NEWS

FILTER:
2007

July 23, 2007

NORAD, USNORTHCOM plan for 'borderless threats' with Vision 2020

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. — "The world we see today and the world we saw yesterday will not be the world we see 10 to 15 years from now," said the commander of North American Aerospace Defense

July 18, 2007

NORAD and USNORTHCOM think safety

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. — With the hot summer finally here, the winter chill has faded, and people are increasingly taking part in outside activities. Along with all the summer fun are the

July 17, 2007

NORAD, USNORTHCOM saddle up for annual rodeo

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Local military members and their families wrapped up five days of western fun Sunday during the final day of the 67th Annual Pikes Peak or Bust Rodeo at the Norris-Penrose

June 24, 2007

Tyndall to host "America's AOC" grand opening

TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. – The North American Aerospace Defense Command organization responsible for the air sovereigntyof the continental United States will dedicate a new, state-of-the-art, $30

June 23, 2007

NORAD exercise planned for Washington D.C.

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – The North American Aerospace Defense Command and its geographical component, the Continental United States NORAD Region (CONR), will conduct Exercise Falcon Virgo

June 21, 2007

CF-18 fighter jets on guard during Exercise Amalgam Dart

"Just be advised if all of a sudden you hear a loud horn go off, it means I have to go," said Major Kirk "Rambo" Soroka, a pilot with 409 Tactical Fighter Squadron at 4 Wing Cold Lake, Alberta.

June 19, 2007

The Years of Noble Eagle

Operation Noble Eagle, the extensive air defense effort designed to prevent a recurrence of Sept. 11, 2001-style air attacks in America, is about to cross a major threshold.The nation’s civilian and

June 8, 2007

Chief Master Sgt. of Air Force visits NORAD, USNORTHCOM

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. — Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force Rodney McKinley visited the North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command headquarters June 6, before

June 7, 2007

Raptors fly to protect shuttle launch

TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, FLA. – F-22A Raptors have descended on the Space Coast to support STS-117 launch operations as part of Operation NOBLE EAGLE.Two of the Air Forces’ newest air dominance

June 6, 2007

CONR flights to support STS-117 launch

TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, FLA. – With the launch of Space Shuttle mission STS-117, fighters assigned to the U.S. Continental NORAD Region have stepped up air defense deterrence missions in the Cape

June 5, 2007

DOD Support to manned space operations for STS-117

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

June 4, 2007

NORAD and U.S. Northern Command support

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

June 1, 2007

America’s Air Operations Center opens at Tyndall

Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla. – First Air Force celebrated the grand opening of the 601st Air and Space Operations Center here with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and tour of the 37,000-square-foot, $30

May 12, 2007

NORAD, USNORTHCOM train in Ardent Sentry – Northern Edge ‘07

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. — North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command are putting their skills into practice during Exercise Ardent Sentry – Northern Edge ’07, which

May 12, 2007

NORAD celebrates 49th birthday

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. — North American Aerospace Defense Command has a birthday today. "Today we celebrate 49 years of tradition and of history of defending both the nations of the United

May 7, 2007

Joint Task Force-Alaska, State of Alaska participates in interagency exercise

ELMENDORF AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska — Joint Task Force-Alaska and the State of Alaska are among several federal, state, local government and private sector agencies that are participating in exercise

April 30, 2007

Major preparedness exercise begins today

The Department of Defense in cooperation with the Department of Homeland Security, the Canadian Department of National Defence (Canada Command) and multiple state and local officials will conduct a

April 25, 2007

Canadian NORAD Region reflects 'spirit of NORAD'

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. — Canada ranks as the world's second-largest country in total landmass, covering about 3.8 million square miles, or nearly 10 million square kilometers. And that's the

April 18, 2007

NORAD exercise planned for Washington D.C.

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – The North American Aerospace Defense Command and its geographical component, the Continental United States NORAD Region (CONR), will conduct Exercise Falcon Virgo

April 18, 2007

Policy Change Boosts G.I. Bill Eligibility for Some Guard, Reserve Members

WASHINGTON – A recent Defense Department policy change widens the eligibility window for some Reserve-component troops who want to use their Montgomery G.I. Bill education benefits, a senior DoD

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