Aug. 5, 2016
SBIRS GEO Flight 3 Arrives in Florida, Prepares for October Launch
CAPE CANAVERAL AIR FORCE STATION, Fla —
The U.S. Air Force’s Space Based Infrared Systems program completed a major program milestone on Aug. 2, successfully delivering a Geosynchronous Earth Orbit satellite Flight 3 to Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida.
Aug. 3, 2016
Peterson AFB, Colo. —
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
PETERSON AFB, Colo. —
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
PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. —
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 11, 2016
CONR- 1st Air Force (Air Forces Northern) changes leadership
TYNDALL AFB, Fla. —
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
Peterson Air Force Base —
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 24, 2016
1st Air Force participates in Civil Air Patrol Transfer of Authority ceremony
TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. —
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.
Peterson museum unveils Canadian fighter jet display
Peterson Air Force Base, Colo. —
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.
Feb. 18, 2016
CMSAF visits NORAD and USNORTHCOM, speaks with local Airmen
February 12, 2016 —
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.