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Gen. Lori Robinson, commander of North American Aerospace Defense Command and United States Northern Command, passes the guidon to Lt. Gen. Scott Williams, the incoming commander of Continental U.S. NORAD Region-1st Air Force (Air Forces Northern), at the CONR-1st AF change of command ceremony at Tyndall AFB, Fla., July 6, 2016. First Air Force has the responsibility of ensuring the air sovereignty and air defense of the continental United States. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Cody R. Miller/Released) CONR- 1st Air Force (Air Forces Northern) changes leadership
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.
0 7/11
2016
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 began with the arrival of a CAP C-182 Cessna carrying CAP’s National Commander CAP Maj. Gen. Joe Vazquez and the CAP-USAF commander, Col. Mike Tynismaa. The aircraft landed and approached Tyndall Air Force Base’s base operations, rolling through a ceremonial greeting of fire trucks pumping arching water sprays high over the aircraft. 1st Air Force participates in Civil Air Patrol Transfer of Authority ceremony
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.
0 6/24
2016
Royal Canadian Air Forces LCol Larry Weir, outgoing Canadian Detachment Commander, congratulates Royal Canadian Air Forces Maj David Kruger, Continental U.S. Aerospace Defense Region-1st Air Force (Air Forces Northern) Intelligence Directorate, after presenting him with the Canadian Forces’ Decoration Clasp, prior to the Canadian Detachment Change of Command Ceremony May 18. The decoration is awarded to members of the Canadian Forces of all ranks who have completed 12 years of service with a record of good conduct. A clasp is awarded for every subsequent 10 years designated by a silver rosette. (Air Force Photo released/Mary McHale) Canadian Det changes command
Royal Canadian Air Forces LCol Larry Weir, outgoing Canadian Detachment Commander, congratulates Royal Canadian Air Forces Maj David Kruger, Continental U.S. Aerospace Defense Region-1st Air Force (Air Forces Northern) Intelligence Directorate, after presenting him with the Canadian Forces’ Decoration Clasp, prior to the Canadian Detachment Change
0 5/25
2016
Senior Master Sgt. Jay Latham, 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron dropsonde operator, briefs students during the Gulf Coast Hurricane Awareness Tour May 16-20, 2016. The Air Force Reserve Hurricane Hunter aircrew with their WC-130J Super Hercules, based out of Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, and a team of National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration hurricane experts visited five Gulf Coast cities as part of this year’s tour. (U.S. Air Force photo/Maj. Marnee A.C. Losurdo) Hurricane Hunters, NOAA stress hurricane preparedness
An Air Force Reserve “Hurricane Hunter” aircrew with their WC-130J Super Hercules joined National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration hurricane experts May 16-20 to promote preparedness at five Gulf Coast cities.
0 5/23
2016
Defense Secretary Ash Carter hands the U.S. Northern Command flag to Air Force Gen. Lori J. Robinson during a change-of-command ceremony at Peterson Air Force Base, Colo., May 13, 2016. Carter presided as Robinson took command of North American Aerospace Defense Command and Northcom from Navy Adm. Bill Gortney. DoD photo by Air Force Senior Master Sgt. Adrian Cadiz Robinson Succeeds Gortney as Northern Command, NORAD Commander
WASHINGTON — There is no more important duty than protecting the homeland, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said in Colorado today, and he thanked the men and women of U.S. Northern Command and North American Aerospace Defense Command for their efforts.Carter presided as Air Force Gen. Lori J. Robinson took command of Northcom and NORAD from Navy Adm.
0 5/13
2016
Navy Fleet Master Chief Terrence Molidor, North American Aerospace Defense Command and United States Command Senior Enlisted Leader, talks with Royal Canadian Navy PO2 Brian Fraser about his experiences here after a May 6 senior enlisted call as Royal Canadian Air Force WO Darren Guitard and U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Billie Statom listen. During his visit, Molidor provided audience members with a current command perspective and answered questions from the audience. (Photo by Mary McHale) N-NC SEL visits Killey Center
Navy Fleet Master Chief Terrence Molidor, North American Aerospace Defense Command and United States Command Senior Enlisted Leader, talks with Royal Canadian Navy PO2 Brian Fraser about his experiences here after a May 6 senior enlisted call as Royal Canadian Air Force WO Darren Guitard and U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Billie Statom listen.
0 5/06
2016
Assistant Air Base Fueler from the Santa Maria Air Tanker Base Elena Rios with U.S. Forest Service monitors water being pumped into a MAFFS unit on a C-130 air tanker during training at the 146th Airlift Wing in Port Hueneme, California on May 4, 2016. Air National Guard and Reserve units from across the U.S. convened for MAFFS (Modular Airborne Fire Fighting Systems)annual certification and training this week to prepare for the upcoming fire season in support of U.S. Forest Service. As wildfire season approaches, Air teams practice with MAFFS units
CHANNEL ISLANDS AIR NATIONAL GUARD STATION, Calif. – More than 400 Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve Airmen from across the country gathered this week to be certified on the military's Modular Airborne Fire Fighting System, known as MAFFS, in preparation for the 2016 wildland fire season. Airmen from four ANG wings, together with the Air
0 5/06
2016
01.	BGen Alain Pelletier, Continental U.S. Aerospace Defense Region Deputy Commander, listens as Florida Wing Civil Air Patrol Lt. Col. Larry Fernald briefs a point about the CAP mission they are going to fly from Tyndall Air Force Base. Pelletier flew an orientation flight May 2 with Fernald to familiarize himself about the CAP missions in the region that include fire watch in the Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., area and search and rescue upon request. (USAF Photo released by Mary McHale) CONR deputy commander flies with CAP
As the deputy commander of the Continental U.S. Aerospace Defense Region climbed into the cockpit of the Civil Air Patrol Cessna 172 recently, he saw a few things changed since his last flight in this type aircraft as a Canadian Air Cadet almost 33 years ago.
0 5/05
2016
Civil Air Patrol Cadet 1st Lt. Antonio Esposito (left) of the Tuscaloosa Composite Squadron and CAP Cadet Lt. Col. Ava Michl (right) of the Bessemer Composite Squadron show Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James a “quadcopter” during her visit to National Headquarters Wednesday. The quadcopter is one of seven available CAP STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Kits used to promote STEM careers nationwide. Top Air Force exec praises new Total Force partner
Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James came to Alabama Wednesday to get a up-close look at the missions performed by the Air Force’s newest Total Force strategic partner — Civil Air Patrol.
0 5/05
2016
Lt. Col. Luis Montealegre, 1st Air Force A9 deputy director, reads holocaust information with his daughter Cristina Montealegre during the Holocaust Remembrance Day event May 4 at the Horizons Community Center. The event is also known in the Hebrew language as Yom Hashoah. The day corresponds with the 27th day of Nisan on the Hebrew calendar which means the day falls on different days of the year within the standard 365 day calendar year. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Ty-Rico Lea/Released) Never Forget: Holocaust Remembrance Day
A small group of Tyndall personnel hosted a Holocaust Remembrance Day event to honor the victims. This event is recognized internationally for the horror that took place in most of continental Europe in World War II.
0 5/04
2016
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