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Feb. 25, 2011

CONR Supports Successful Shuttle Launch

CAPE CANAVERAL AIR FORCE STATION, Fla.  - The Continental U.S. North American Aerospace Defense Command Region (CONR) and Air Forces Northern provided crucial airspace control and manning support to

Feb. 22, 2011

NORAD, USNORTHCOM support space shuttle launch

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – The North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command, through the Continental NORAD Region and Air Forces Northern, will provide support to the NASA

Feb. 16, 2011

NORAD will conduct simultaneous exercise flights to test its response capability

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – The North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) will conduct exercise flights on Thursday from mid to late morning Eastern Standard Time as they practice

Feb. 15, 2011

NORAD exercise planned for Washington, D.C.

TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. – The North American Aerospace Defense Command and its geographical component, the Continental United States NORAD Region (CONR), will conduct exercise Falcon Virgo 11-05

Feb. 11, 2011

Historic firsts for AFNORTH sergeants lead to distinguished honors

TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. - It had all the markings of a historic event – with firsts on several fronts.As well it should; it was a historic event.At a ceremony held Jan. 28, two Air Forces

Feb. 10, 2011

Colorado governor visits NORAD, USNORTHCOM

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. - Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper made his first visit to the headquarters of the North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command on Peterson Air

Feb. 9, 2011

CF sergeant graduates from U.S. NCO academy

OTTAWA –For the most part, what Canadian Forces Sgt. Tim Parrell learned at the Forrest L. Vosler NCO Academy was what he would have learned at Saint-Jean in an Intermediate Leadership Qualification

Feb. 9, 2011

NORAD will conduct exercise flights to test its response capability

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – The North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) will conduct exercise flights this week as they practice intercept and identification procedures. Exercise flights

Feb. 8, 2011

Chairman’s Corner: National Military Strategy

Today, I released the 2011 National Military Strategy which provides a vision for how our Joint Force will provide the military capability to protect the American People, defend our Nation and allies,

Feb. 1, 2011

Air National Guard fighter wing preps for alert missions at Tyndall

TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. – Shooting down enemy aircraft over American soil is an event U.S.-based alert pilots train for. They run exercise scenarios on a constant basis, preparing for that call

Jan. 28, 2011

NORAD fighters respond to aircraft in National Capital Region

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – Two F-16 fighters from Andrews Air Force Base under the direction of North American Aerospace Defense Command scrambled today at 11:53 EST in response to a commercial

Jan. 26, 2011

Canadian patrol crew visits NORAD

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – A CP-140 Aurora crew from the 407 Long Range Patrol Squadron got a closer look at the North American Aerospace Defense Command alternate command center at Cheyenne

Jan. 19, 2011

NORAD will conduct exercise flights to test its response capability

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – The North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD), in close coordination with Rome, NY emergency services, will conduct exercise flights today as they practice

Jan. 11, 2011

NORAD Tracks Santa Program has record-breaking success in 2010

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – The North American Aerospace Defense Command’s NORAD Tracks Santa Program exceeded its own records in the number of calls, emails and Facebook and Twitter followers on

Jan. 11, 2011

NORAD exercise planned for Washington, D.C.

TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. – The North American Aerospace Defense Command and its geographical component, the Continental United States NORAD Region (CONR), will conduct a three-day exercise --

Jan. 6, 2011

Fighter Jets Under NORAD Control Respond to Unknown Aircraft

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – Two U.S. Air Force F-16 fighter jets, under the control of the North American Aerospace Defense Command, intercepted an unknown civilian helicopter entering North

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