Oct. 31, 2018
NORAD personnel continue to support the mission in the wake of Hurricane Michael
TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. —
Hurricane Michael made landfall near Florida’s Tyndall Air Force Base on October 10 with sustained winds of 155 mph as a category four hurricane. A Category 5 hurricane, with sustained winds of 157
July 13, 2018
WADS Welcomes New Canadian Detachment Commander
JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. —
The Canadian Detachment at the Western Air Defense Sector officially changed command Tuesday. Lt. Col. Michael Fawcett assumed command from Lt. Col. Matthew Wappler, who finished a three-year tour of duty as the Canadian Detachment commanding officer. Fawcett’s responsibilities will include leading the 15-member Canadian Detachment and serving as part of the WADS staff. Wappler is transferring to 1 Canadian Air Division in Winnipeg, Manitoba, as the senior staff officer for Aerospace Capabilities and Readiness.