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.