NORAD NEWS

Historical moment as Humphrey assumes command of WADS
By Maj. Kimberly D. Burke, Western Air Defense Sector Public Affairs | Aug. 11, 2020
For the first time in the Western Air Defense Sector’s history, a prior enlisted WADS Airman becomes the new Title 10 commander. Col. Scott C. Humphrey assumed command during a virtual assumption of command ceremony Aug. 6, 2020, in the WADS conference room located at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash.
Le NORAD vole au-dessus de Toronto pour un exercice de l’opération NOBLE EAGLE
By Capitaine Ken Jacobson, Affaires publiques de la DAC/RC NORAD | Aug. 6, 2020
Jeudi 30 juillet 2020, des CF-18 Hornet de l’Aviation royale canadienne, des F-16 de l’USAF (force aérienne des États-Unis) et un avitailleur KC-135 ont participé à un entraînement aérien du Commandement de la défense aérospatiale de l'Amérique du Nord (NORAD) au-dessus de la région du Grand Toronto.
NORAD takes to the skies over Toronto in Operation NOBLE EAGLE exercise
By Capt. Ken Jacobson, Canadian NORAD Region Public Affairs | Aug. 6, 2020
On Thursday, July 30, 2020, Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) CF-18 Hornets and United States Air Force (USAF) F-16s along with a KC-135 refuelling tanker participated in a North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) training operation in the skies over the Greater Toronto Area.
1 Canadian Air Division welcomes new commander
By Capt. Ken Jacobson, Canadian NORAD Region Public Affairs | July 24, 2020
The change of command ceremony for 1 Canadian Air Division/Canadian North American Aerospace Defense Command Region -- held in Winnipeg, Manitoba, July 6 and streamed live on Royal Canadian Air Force social media -- saw Major-General Eric Kenny succeed Lieutenant-General Alain Pelletier as the new Commander of 1 CAD/CANR, Joint Force Air Component Commander, and Trenton Search and Rescue Region.
CC-150 Polaris tanker fleet reaches NORAD milestone
By Canadian NORAD Region Public Affairs | July 24, 2020
The Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) and the Canadian NORAD Region (CANR) achieved initial operating capability for their fleet of CC-150 Polaris air-to-air refuelling tankers, operated by 437 Transport Squadron, from Trenton, Ontario, on July 1, 2020.
EADS Staff Sergeant is NORAD Airman of the Year
By Tim Jones | July 23, 2020
Staff Sgt. Gary Gillespie is NORAD's Outstanding Junior Enlisted Airman for 2019
EADS Staff Sergeant Named ANG Outstanding Honor Guard Member
By Tim Jones | July 23, 2020
Staff Sgt. Edward Pugh, ANG Honor Guard Member of the Year
Un séminaire sur la puissance aérienne « agile » du NORAD virtuel
By Affaires publiques de la RC NORAD | June 23, 2020
Au sein de l’Aviation royale canadienne (ARC), on dit souvent que « la flexibilité est la clé de la puissance aérienne ». C’est exactement ce que des membres des Forces armées canadiennes (FAC) et du Département de la Défense des États-Unis ainsi que d’autres intervenants ont pu constater le matin du 27 mai 2020 en assistant virtuellement au plus récent de la série des séminaires sur la puissance aérienne dans l’Arctique, qui ont été renommés les Séminaires sur la puissance aérienne fondée sur le positionnement agile interarmées (Joint Agile Basing Air Power Seminar [JABAS]).
NORAD Agile Airpower Seminar Goes Virtual
By CANR Public Affairs | June 23, 2020
In the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF), we often say ‘flexibility is the key to Air Power,’ and this was no different on the morning of May 27, 2020, when members of the Canadian Armed Forces, the United States Department of Defense, and other stakeholders virtually convened the latest edition of the series of Arctic Air Power Seminars, renamed to become: Joint Agile Basing Air Power Seminar, or JABAS.
B-52s deploy to Alaska, demonstrate global agility
By Staff Sgt. Mikaley Kline | June 15, 2020
U.S. Air Force B-52H Stratofortress bombers returned to the Indo-Pacific region June 14 to conduct bomber task force operations out of Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska.

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