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(Photo courtesy NIUSR) NORTHCOM/AFNORTH receives NIUSR Eagle award
The commander of Air Forces Northern here will be accepting the National Institute for Urban Search and Rescue's Eagle award on behalf of United States Northern Command Feb. 10. Maj. Gen. Hank Morrow, AFNORTH commander, will be presented the award during the NIUSR "SMART POWER-The Front Line" conference in San Diego. "I am very honored to accept
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2009
Default Air Force Logo CONR Fighters Patrol Super Bowl XLIII
While a large portion of the world tuned in Sunday for Super Bowl XLIII, Continental U.S. NORAD Region fighters were busy protecting the skies around Raymond James Stadium in Tampa. Air National Guard F-15 Eagles from the 159th Fighter Wing, New Orleans, La., and active duty Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcons from the 20th Fighter Wing, Shaw AFB,
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2009
(Photo courtesy of ARINC, LLC) Permanent 9/11 reminder graces JADOC
A large white stone fragment recovered from the Pentagon in the aftermath of Sept. 11, 2001 is now displayed in a high-quality exhibit case at the Joint Air Defense Operations Center in Washington, D.C. The display case is a recent gift from ARINC Engineering Services, LLC, a primary contractor for JADOC's technical and engineering support
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2009
Default Air Force Logo CONR To Fly Air Patrols Supporting Super Bowl XLIII
Continental U.S. NORAD Region fighters will be busy for Super Bowl XLIII protecting the skies around Raymond James Stadium in Tampa. Air Force fighter jets may be visible Sunday while enforcing the Federal Aviation Administration's temporary flight restriction zone during Sunday's big game. Maj. Gen. Hank Morrow, CONR- NORAD Region commander,
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2009
Default Air Force Logo RADAR Expert Rings In 2009 With Lifesaving Actions
New Year's Day 2009 started on a good note for Paul Christensen, a 23-year old pilot of a Taylor Craft-21 bound for Idaho, but New Year's Eve was another story. Late on Dec. 31, John Henderson, a radar expert with the Western Air Defense Sector here received an urgent call from the Sector's Mission Crew Commander. A pilot leaving from
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2009
Default Air Force Logo ‘America’s AOC’ Supports Inauguration
In addition to the 601st Air and Space Operations Center's continuous mission of monitoring all the air traffic in the Continental United States, the 601st AOC also prepares and executes air plans for National Security Special Events, including this year's Presidential Inauguration. As America witnessed the inauguration of the nation's 44th
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2009
Default Air Force Logo Louisiana Air National Guard intercepts plane flown by Marcus Schrenker
Two Louisiana Air National Guard pilots intercepted the airplane used by Marcus Schrenker in what is now being called an attempt to fake his death. Maj. Matt Rippen and Capt. Josh Fogle, both with the 159th Fighter Wing, were manning their alert mission in Belle Chasse, La., when they got the call. "This is just one part of our mission which
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2009
The Distributed Mission Operations system allows operators to hone their Homeland Defense skills using a combination of both real and virtual tools. Here, operators use simulators to train on a Homeland Defense scenario. (USAF Photo) DMO system trains to enhance Homeland Defense
Enter a world of the unexpected, the unimaginable, and one occasionally punctuated by terrorism-induced chaos. Welcome to the world of Distributed Mission Operations at Tyndall, where technology and imagination combine to present state-of-the-art training scenarios to operators supporting the Homeland Defense mission. Using live, virtual and
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2009
Maj. Gen. Hank Morrow, CONR/1AF Commander, 'Goes Green' with its his new hybrid vehicle. A 2009 Chevy Malibu. AFNORTH commander's wheels 'go green'
Although the Air Force is better known for all things blue, today Air Forces Northern's commander is 'going green.' Keys to a new 2009 Chevy Malibu were handed to Maj. Gen. Hank Morrow, who immediately got behind the wheel to 'test drive' his new ride. The vehicle, a hybrid 2.4 liter, 4-cylinder sedan is expected to increase the general's miles per
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2008
Default Air Force Logo America’s AOC tracking Santa on Christmas Eve
Members of the 601st Air and Space Operations Center will once again track Santa Claus on part of his journey around the world this Christmas Eve, and media interested in tracking Santa are invited to visit "America's AOC" Wednesday [see editor's note below]. In conjunction with the North American Aerospace Defense Command "Track Santa" program,
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2008
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