NORAD NEWS

Aug. 3, 2016

Lengyel becomes 28th chief of National Guard Bureau

Citizen-warriors and the entire National Guard family are vital to the security of the United States, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said at the National Guard Bureau change-of-responsibility ceremony at the Pentagon today.

Aug. 3, 2016

Deterrence Symposium

NORAD Deputy Commander, Lt.-Gen Pierre St-Amand, speaks at the U.S. Strategic Command Deterrence Symposium panel July 27, 2016, in Omaha, NE.

Aug. 2, 2016

NORAD Exercise Intercepts In All Regions

The North American Aerospace Defense Command, in close collaboration with U.S. Strategic Command, conducted intercept and safe passage escort procedures in all three of its regions Aug. 1, 2016.

Aug. 1, 2016

Common defense leads to unique partnership

On the grounds of Peterson Air Force Base, there is a building housing one of the most unique military commands in the world. The North American Aerospace Defense Command is a well-known entity, associated with more than a few classified mysteries. However, one thing many people do not know is unclassified.

July 27, 2016

TSA Administrator visits NORAD and USNORTHCOM Headquarters

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colorado - During a recent visit to the North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command headquarters in Colorado Springs, the head of the Transportation Security Administration reaffirmed that sharing information at all levels between federal agencies is critical to the success of security and homeland defense-focused organizations.

July 11, 2016

CONR- 1st Air Force (Air Forces Northern) changes leadership

Top leadership of the Continental U.S. Aerospace Defense Region – 1st Air Force, (Air Forces Northern) organization changed here during a change of command ceremony today.

June 30, 2016

TRANSCOM Commander talks mobility at NORAD, USNORTHCOM

Gen. Darren McDew, USTRANSCOM commander, visited NORAD and USNORTHCOM June 29, 2016, to welcome Gen. Lori Robinson, the new commander of NORAD and USNORTHCOM, and to discuss her vision for the two commands.

June 30, 2016

Army Assistant Secretary visits NORAD, NORTHCOM

The Honorable Katherine Hammack, Assistant Secretary of the Army, visited NORAD and USNORTHCOM June 29, 2016, to discuss Army installations with Gen. Lori Robinson, commander of NORAD and NORTHCOM.

June 24, 2016

1st Air Force participates in Civil Air Patrol Transfer of Authority ceremony

The storied history between the U.S. Air Force and Civil Air Patrol added yet another chapter June 24 during a Transfer of Authority ceremony held to recognize the realignment of the Civil Air Patrol-U.S. Air Force – or CAP-USAF – from Air Education and Training Command to Air Combat Command.

June 24, 2016

Peterson museum unveils Canadian fighter jet display

Lt.-Gen Pierre St-Amand, NORAD Deputy Commander, and Col Douglas Schiess, 21st Space Wing Commander, unveiled the new display of a CF-188A Hornet (tail number 188723) fighter jet at the Peterson Air and Space Museum at Peterson Air Force Base, Colo., June 24, 2016.

June 21, 2016

Canadian NORAD Region Change of Command

Major-General Christian Drouin today assumed command of 1 Canadian Air Division (1 CAD) from Major-General David Wheeler at a ceremony held at 17 Wing Winnipeg, Manitoba.

May 25, 2016

Canadian Det changes command

May 23, 2016

Exercise MAPLE RESOLVE

Members from 5 Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group dismount and conduct mine clearance drills in the training area of 3rd Canadian Division Support Group, Wainwright, AB, during the main thrust of the advance party for Exercise MAPLE RESOLVE 15, 6 May 15.

May 13, 2016

Gen. Robinson assumes command of NORAD, USNORTHCOM

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – Air Force Gen. Lori Robinson assumed command of the North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command from Navy Adm. Bill Gortney during a ceremony here today.

May 11, 2016

Exercise Marlin Shield

The Royal Bahamas Defence Force and U.S. Special Operations Forces worked together during exercise Marlin Shield in New Providence, The Bahamas, May 2016.

April 28, 2016

Western Air Defense Sector Canadians celebrate Royal Canadian Air Force Anniversary

JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCChord, Wash. -- The 92nd Anniversary of the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) was celebrated by the Western Air Defense Sector (WADS) Canadian Detachment's annual RCAF Mess Dinner at the American Lake Conference Center April 15.

Feb. 18, 2016

CMSAF visits NORAD and USNORTHCOM, speaks with local Airmen

The Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force visited Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, February 10-12, to meet with Airmen from nearby bases and tour North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command.

Feb. 9, 2016

SELs Given Glimpse Of Daily Front-Line Missions, Local Preparations For Larger-Scale Disasters

It’s cool outside as the sun drops and families settle in for the night just as they do each day in the Pacific Northwest. At the dinner table, slight vibrations are felt and seen as drinks sway in their glasses -- a subtle sign of just another small tremor, one of hundreds that occur yearly in this region. Just as quickly as it’s dismissed by desensitized residents though, it shakes the ground again … this time not so subtly. This is no small, normal tremor.

Jan. 21, 2016

Statement by Defence Minister Harjit S. Sajjan

COLORADO SPRINGS, COLORADO — Defence Minister Harjit S. Sajjan paid his first visit to the North American Aerospace Defense Command Headquarters (NORAD) at Peterson Air Force Base in Colorado today. During his visit, he met with Admiral Bill Gortney, Commander of NORAD and U.S. Northern Command, and Canadian Lieutenant-General Pierre St-Amand, Deputy Commander of NORAD. Discussions focused on a number of issues important to the Canada-U.S. defence relationship, including continental defence, new challenges to North American aerospace defence and NORAD's continuing evolution to meet those challenges.

Jan. 20, 2016

Canadian Defence Minister visits NORAD

Canadian Defence Minister Harjit S. Sajjan visited NORAD and USNORTHCOM Jan. 20, 2016.

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