NORAD NEWS

July 7, 2010

Lieutenant-General Walter Semianiw assumes command of Canada Command

OTTAWA, Canada - Canada Command, the organization responsible for Canadian Forces operations in Canada and throughout continental North America, has a new commander today. Lieutenant-General Walter

July 1, 2010

NORAD fighters respond to general aviation aircraft

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – A F-22 fighter, under the direction of North American Aerospace Defense Command, intercepted a general aviation aircraft in the vicinity of Camp David, Md. today at

June 30, 2010

AFRCC responds to Army helicopter crash on Pikes Peak

TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. – An Army Apache helicopter crashed on Pikes Peak, Colo., early Wednesday morning while conducting high altitude night operations training.Flight for Life Colorado medical

June 22, 2010

NORAD exercise flights planned over West Virginia, Baltimore, Washington, D.C. and Richmond, Va.

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – North American Aerospace Defense Command will conduct multiple exercise flights today in the skies in the vicinity of northern West Virginia, Baltimore, Washington,

June 21, 2010

Canadian Navy participates in Frontier Sentinel 2010

NORFOLK, Va. – – A senior representative of the Canadian Maritime Forces Command (CMFC) discussed the importance of bilateral ties between Canadian and U.S. forces at exercise Frontier Sentinel, an

June 15, 2010

NORAD team to participate in Nijmegen March

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – – Marching 40 kilometers a day for four straight days might sound like something out of Stephen King’s “The Long Walk,” but for 11 Canadian and U.S. members of the

June 15, 2010

NORAD and Russian Air Force plan cooperative air defense exercise

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – The North America Aerospace Defense Command and the Russian Air Force plan to conduct a cooperative air defense exercise focused on combating terrorism.This exercise

June 11, 2010

NORAD fighters respond to general aviation aircraft

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – Two F-15 fighters, under the direction of North American Aerospace Defense Command, intercepted a general aviation aircraft in the vicinity of Stennis International

June 8, 2010

Relocation exercises keep command center personnel sharp

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – If the power goes out at home, you usually just light some candles and wait for it to come back on, but when you have the security of two nations resting on your

June 8, 2010

General congratulates Tyndall Thunderbird 5th Graders

TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. – At a recognition ceremony Friday at Tyndall Elementary School, Maj. Gen Garry C. Dean recalled his days as a student at Fort Bliss Elementary School in El Paso, Texas,

May 27, 2010

CJCS addresses homeland defense, Mexico at chairman’s call

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Adm. Mike Mullen discussed homeland defense, Mexico and emerging challenges with servicemembers and media at a chairman’s call on

May 25, 2010

NORAD exercise flights planned over five U.S. regions

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – North American Aerospace Defense Command will conduct five exercise flights May 26. Flights will take place in the skies in the vicinities of Corpus Christie to San

May 24, 2010

Alaska NORAD Region and FBI conduct interagency exercise

ELMENDORF AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska – The North American Aerospace Defense Command and its geographical component, the Alaskan NORAD Region, in cooperation with the Federal Bureau of Investigation and

May 20, 2010

4th FW Strike Eagles assist shuttle launch

CAPE CANAVERAL AIR FORCE STATION, Fla.  -- Airmen from the 4th Fighter Wing at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, Goldsboro, N.C., along with the Continental U.S. North American Aerospace Defense Command

May 19, 2010

Adm. Winnefeld takes command of NORAD, U.S. NORTHCOM

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – Navy Adm. James Winnefeld took command of the North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command from Air Force Gen. Gene Renuart in a ceremony on

May 18, 2010

NORAD, U.S. NORTHCOM commemorate 9-11 memorial

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – The North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command commemorated a new Sept. 11 memorial during a ceremony at the commands’ headquarters May 18.The

May 18, 2010

Ardent Sentry '10 scans the sky above Savannah

SAVANNAH COMBAT READINESS TRAINING CENTER, Ga. (AFNS) – More than 250 Airmen, Soldiers, and Coast Guardsmen in Georgia, along with 380 Sailors on a destroyer off the Georgia coast, have begun 24-hour

May 14, 2010

NORAD, USNORTHCOM dedicate new 9-11 memorial

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – United States Air Force Gen. Gene Renuart, commander of North American Aerospace Defense Command and United States Northern Command, will dedicate a new 9-11 memorial

May 14, 2010

CONR supports successful Space Shuttle launch

CAPE CANAVERAL AIR FORCE STATION, Fla. – The Continental U.S. North American Aerospace Defense Command Region (CONR) and Air Forces Northern provided crucial airspace control and manning support to

May 13, 2010

NORAD fighters respond to unresponsive aircraft

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – Two F-16 fighters under the direction of North American Aerospace Defense Command intercepted an unresponsive aircraft in the vicinity of Atlantic City, N.J. today at