Archive: June, 2007

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

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