July 26, 2018
WADS organizes large air intercept exercise
Portland Air National Guard Base, Ore. —
Aircrews and associated support personnel from across the military air defense enterprise completed a three-day Aerospace Control Alert CrossTell live-fly training exercise here July 26.
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.
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.