NORAD NEWS

Canadian NORAD Region hosts first Arctic Airpower Seminar
By Canadian NORAD Region Public Affairs | Dec. 9, 2019
Two senior officers from the New York Air National Guard of the United States Air Force visited Winnipeg, Man., on November 19 and 20 as part of the first official 1 Canadian Air Division / Canadian NORAD Region (1 CAD/CANR) Arctic Airpower Seminar. Colonel Michele Kilgore and Colonel Clifford Souza, Commanders of the 109th Airlift Wing and
Showing some GRIT – 1 Canadian Air Division/Canadian NORAD Region launches new operational award
By | Nov. 27, 2019
If there’s one word that describes the Combined Aerospace Operations Centre (CAOC) at 1 Canadian Air Division/Canadian NORAD Region Headquarters—effectively the operational nerve centre of the Royal Canadian Air Force—that word would be “busy.” With a finger on the pulse of every global RCAF operation happening around the world, the tempo at the
NORAD CONDUCTS AIR DEFENSE EXERCISE OVER TENNESSEE SKIES
By Major Andrew Scott, Continental U.S. NORAD Region Public Affairs | Nov. 25, 2019
The North American Aerospace Defense Command conducted air defense exercise, Amalgam Dart 20-4, at McGhee Tyson Airport near Knoxville, Tennessee 18-22 November.To test responses, systems and equipment, NORAD routinely conducts exercises with a variety of scenarios, including airspace restriction violations, hijackings and responding to unknown
821st ABG commander visits Canadian Forces Station Alert
By | Nov. 19, 2019
At the invitation of the Royal Canadian Air Force, Col. Timothy Bos, 821st Air Base Group commander at Thule Air Base, Greenland, visited Canadian Forces Station Alert Oct. 30 2019, to foster the long-standing partnership between CFS Alert and Thule AB, and to learn more about their mission.
RCAF member attends USAF, Non-Commissioned Officer Academy
By - Sgt Jason Leslie (RCAF) | Nov. 12, 2019
For a six week period spanning August and September 2019, I was fortunate enough to be afforded the opportunity to attend the United States Air Force (USAF), Non-Commissioned Officer Academy (NCOA), conducted by the Elmendorf Professional Military Education (PME) Center at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson (JBER), Alaska.Although very challenging,
Minister Sajjan and Minister Wilson-Raybould address the stigma of mental illness
By | Jan. 30, 2019
Harjit S. Sajjan, Minister of National Defence, and Jody Wilson-Raybould, Minister of Veterans Affairs, today issued the following statement in support of Bell Let’s Talk Day:“Our Canadian Armed Forces members and Veterans have always put the safety and wellbeing of others before themselves. From Bosnia, to Afghanistan, Haiti to Mali, they have
Canadian space operators certified, awarded space wings in CSpOC
By Major Cody Chiles | Jan. 25, 2019
For the first time ever, three Canadian space operators assigned to Vandenberg AFB, Calif., were certified and formally awarded the U.S. Air Force Space Operations Badge in the Combined Space Operations Center (CSpOC) 25 Jan. 2019. The newly certified space operators, along with one senior space operator, were recognized and formally presented
Bi-national exercise, Vigilant Shield 19, enhances readiness to defend the homelands
By MC3 Clemente Lynch | Nov. 1, 2018
As the sun crept over the Olympic Mountains October 27, sailors assigned to Explosive Ordnance Mobile Unit (EODMU) 1 assembled their gear on the shore. Their mission – find, render safe, and exploit inert training mines to protect the harbor during mine countermeasures operations during exercise Vigilant Shield 19.  “The purpose of this exercise is

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