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March 21, 2008

NORAD celebrates 50th anniversary

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. — North American Aerospace Defense Command is celebrating a milestone this year, 50 years of a rich and colorful history between two countries that formally acknowledged

March 12, 2008

NORAD fighters respond to TFR violation

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. — Two F-16 fighters and a Coast Guard helicopter under the direction of North American Aerospace Defense Command intercepted a small Cessna aircraft flying through the

March 11, 2008

NORAD, USNORTHCOM host Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. -- We live in a real time of change, said the four-star chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff during a March 10 visit to the headquarters of North American Aerospace

March 11, 2008

NEADS, AWACS link up for integration training

ROME, N.Y. - An E-3 Sentry Airborne Warning and Control System, or AWACS, aircraft from the 552nd Air Control Wing based at Tinker Air Force Base, Okla., landed at the Oneida County Airport in Rome,

Feb. 26, 2008

NORAD and USNORTHCOM roles in satellite shoot-down

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – Personnel stationed at North American Aerospace Defense Command here were an integral part of the network of land-, air-, sea- and spaced-based sensors used to monitor

Feb. 20, 2008

Navy missile hits decaying satellite over Pacific Ocean

WASHINGTON, Feb. 20, 2008 – A network of land-, air-, sea- and spaced-based sensors confirms that the U.S. military intercepted a non-functioning National Reconnaissance Office satellite which was in

Feb. 14, 2008

NORAD, USNORTHCOM host senior enlisted military leaders

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. -- The North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command hosted a visit this week from several dozen servicemembers enrolled in the Keystone command

Jan. 30, 2008

Air defenders bolster Super Sunday security

WESTERN AIR DEFENSE SECTOR, McCHORD AIR FORCE BASE, Wash. – When the New York Giants and New England Patriots take to the field on Super Sunday, they’ll be backed by some of the best defenders in the

Jan. 30, 2008

NORAD to fly air defense supporting Super Bowl XLII

TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. -- The Air Force is stepping up air patrols in the greater Phoenix area to increase security for Super Bowl XLII.Air Force fighter jets will fly near University of Phoenix

Jan. 24, 2008

Joint Color Guard to kick off Super Bowl

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- The North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command Joint Color Guard will represent the commands and the nation Feb. 3 by presenting the nation’s flag

Jan. 18, 2008

NORAD, USNORTHCOM announce 4th quarter award winners

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. — The North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command recognized their top performers for October-December 2007 during an awards ceremony Jan. 18 at

Jan. 15, 2008

New York unit brings Canadian Forces, Air National Guard troops together

While the North American Aerospace Defense Command celebrates its rich and historic 50 years, one unit will remain diligently watching the skies just as it did on 9-11. Sept. 11, 2001 is still etched

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