Jan. 21, 2016
Statement by Defence Minister Harjit S. Sajjan
January 20, 2016 —
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
Peterson Air Force Base, Colo. —
Canadian Defence Minister Harjit S. Sajjan visited NORAD and USNORTHCOM Jan. 20, 2016.
Oct. 30, 2015
TRAINING TOGETHER TO BETTER PROTECT THE NORTH
Oct 29, 2015 —
Approximately 700 military members from the Canadian Armed Forces, the United States Air Force, the United States Navy, and the United States Air National Guard braved the beginning of the Canadian winter during the VS16 NORAD Field Training Exercise in Iqaluit, Nunavut, and 5 Wing Goose Bay, Newfoundland and Labrador from October 15 to 26, 2015.
July 9, 2015
New NORAD Deputy Commander hosts this year’s Canada Day Celebrations in Colorado Springs
Colorado Springs, Colo. —
Celebrating Canada Day in Colorado Springs has been a longstanding tradition in the region. Each July 1st the NORAD Deputy Commander and senior Canadian military officer in the United States hosts more than 400 guests to honor Canada’s birth and share Canadian culture with Canadian Armed Forces personnel, their families, U.S. military partners and local leaders.
June 30, 2015
NORAD, USNORTHCOM and the Mexican Air Force to participate in AMALGAM EAGLE 15
PETERSON AIR FORCE, Colo. —
The North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) and U.S. Northern Command (USNORTHCOM), will participate, with the Mexican Air Force, in AMALGAM EAGLE 15, a tactical exercise, to be conducted Jun.30 - Jul.2, 2015, in which Mexico and the United States will respond to an illegal flight transiting the border of both countries. AMALGAM EAGLE 15 is designed to enhance air control procedures between both countries and lay the foundation to streamline a bi-national response.
June 8, 2015
Canada's Chief of Defence Staff concludes bilateral meetings with American counterpart
The Chief of the Defence Staff,General Tom Lawson, completed bilateral meetings with his United Statescounterpart, General Martin Dempsey, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff inWashington D.C. on
March 14, 2015
Combatant commanders praise National Guard contributions
The contributions to joint force efforts made by the National Guard State Partnership Program and the New York National Guard’s 109th Airlift Wing were among those lauded by combatant commanders testifying here this week.
Feb. 11, 2015
Budget Cuts Mean Long-term Risk, Northcom Chief Says
WASHINGTON, Feb. 11, 2015 – Though the United States has seen military budgets drop following wars, today’s cuts are piling on to a complex security environment seldom seen in history, the commander
Feb. 10, 2015
In Raptor we trust – all others we intercept
JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska -- The phrase "Top Cover for America" was born of black-and-white newsreel footage of leather-jacketed men clambering into fighter jets to stop the Soviet
Jan. 27, 2015
Harvin claims USNORTHCOM Sailor of the Year title
Representatives from the Colorado Springs Council of the Navy League recognized North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command’s Sailor of the Year during a ceremony here Jan. 27.A
Sept. 11, 2014
Cheyenne Mountain backdrops somber Colorado 9/11 Commemoration
PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – More than 700 military members and community leaders from across Colorado Springs joined today to commemorate the attacks of 9/11/2001 at Cheyenne Mountain Air Force Station in Colorado Springs, Colo.
May 12, 2014
NORAD Celebrates 56 Years of Defense Collaboration
PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. — Theyear was 1958, the cost of a new home was roughly $30,000, a gallon of gas wasabout $.24 and Elvis Presley was blaring from the radio as boys and girlsswooned over
May 9, 2014
NORAD-USNORTHCOM Honor Annual Award Winners
Before a crowd of more than 120 of their peers, the U.S. NorthernCommand Deputy Commander, Air Force Lt. Gen. Michael Dubie, highlighted 14members of the North American Aerospace Defense Command and
The Missile Warning and Defender of the Year Award 2013
TheNorth American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command MissileWarning and Defender of the Year Ceremony winnerswere honored May 2 at the Mining Exchange Hotel in Colorado Springs,
May 8, 2014
Arctic Paratroopers Jump into Deadhorse
HEADQUARTERS, U.S. ARMY ALASKA, JOINT BASEELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska - U.S. Army Alaska paratroopers made the 2nd EngineerBrigade's first airborne operation north of the Arctic Circle May 1 to hone
April 23, 2014
Arctic Collaborative Workshop Facilitates New Partnerships
JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska – The Arctic Collaborative Workshop, drawingmilitary and civilian Arctic experts from Canada, Denmark, Netherlands, Norway,and the United States wrapped up on
March 13, 2014
NORAD, USNORTHCOM stand ready to defend nation, commander says
WASHINGTON, March 13, 2014 – The Bipartisan Budget Act of 2013 provided an important reprieve by enabling short-term readiness fixes and selected program buybacks of significant importance, the commander of North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command said today. But the challenges posed by sequestration and the Budget Control Act remain, Army Gen. Charles H. Jacoby Jr. told members of the Senate Armed Services Committee.
Feb. 6, 2014
Canadian Armed Forces Logisticians at NORAD celebrate 46th anniversary
Everything that the Canadian Armed Forces does, both at home and abroad, relies on a complex and integrated support system. The Canadian Armed Forces has been doing this through an integrated Logistics Branch since 1968.
Jan. 28, 2014
EADS Recognizes Outstanding Performers at Annual Awards Banquet
Morethan 170 New York Air National Guardsmen, Canadian Forces members andguests were in attendance at the Radisson Hotel in Utica last Friday asthe Eastern Air Defense Sector recognized its
Jan. 13, 2014
113th reaches alert milestone
The 113th Aerospace Control Alert Detachment of the District of Columbia Air National Guard at Joint Base Andrews passed a major air defense milestone January 9, responding to its 4,000th alert event since Operation Noble Eagle started in September, 2001.