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Default Air Force Logo 50,000th ONE Mission Flown at Shaw
Two F-16 CJs assigned to the 20th Fighter Wing flew the 50,000th Operation Noble Eagle sortie last night.           This mission, flown in support of ONE, is a significant milestone and serves to demonstrate Air Force capability to monitor the skies to keep the United States safe.           Two pilots from the 20th Fighter Wing flew the 50,000th
0 7/01
2008
Default Air Force Logo D. C. AIR GUARD REACHES OPERATION NOBLE EAGLE MILESTONE
The 113th Wing, District of Columbia Air National Guard responded to their 2000th scramble since Sept. 11, 2001 on May 6.           "Although the D.C. Air National Guard did not have an alert mission before the events of Sept. 11, 2001, they have established themselves as both the busiest and best alert unit in the nation," said Lt. Col. David
0 5/19
2008
Default Air Force Logo Civil Air Patrol aids national crisis preparedness as part of Ardent Sentry exercise
Civil Air Patrol members on both coasts are participating in Ardent Sentry 08, a homeland security and disaster response exercise that tests the readiness of local, state and national organizations responding to national-level emergencies, including both natural disasters and terrorism incidents.           The East Coast exercise is involving CAP
0 5/07
2008
(Photo by Staff Sgt. CeeJay Garner) Staff Sgt. Stephen Manley, a Northeast Air Defense Sector Security Force member returning from deployment, smiles at his daughter Morgan at the Syracuse International Airport March 14. In the unit's largest deployment ever, nearly 30 security force members deployed on a six-month tour to Manas Air Base, located in Kyrgyzstan, in September 2007. NEADS ANG members return after deployment to Kyrgyzstan
The Northeast Air Defense Sector doesn't deploy people, right? Wrong.      In the unit's largest deployment ever, nearly 30 security force members deployed on a six-month tour to Manas Air Base, located in Kyrgyzstan, in September 2007. The deployment also involved Guard units in six other states, which resulted in the first-ever all Guard Security
0 4/15
2008
USN Lieutenant Hector Zayas discusses airspace issues with a foreign pilot attending Sun ?n Fun 2008.  The Continental U.S. NORAD Region (CONR) has expanded its public outreach team to include multilingual aviators capable of connecting with foreign pilots on topics of air defense and flight restricted zones.  (U.S. Air Force photo)

U.S. airspace a situación crítica with foreign flyers
At Sun 'n Fun 2008, US Navy Lieutenant Hector "Z-Man" Zayas describes the appropriate procedures for entering U.S. airspace with a private pilot from Puerto Rico:      "Aeronaves entrando y maniobrando en espacio extranjero deben de respetar las reglas de aviación del mismo, de acuerdo a la Convención de la Organización Internacional de Aviación
0 4/11
2008
Lt. Col. Michael E. Guillory was nominated for his exceptional leadership as Staff Judge Advocate while performing state and national duties above and beyond his assigned duties for the 601st Air and Space Operations Center Tyndall Guardsman named Air Combat Command's outstanding Reserve judge advocate for 2007
First Air Force announced Tuesday that the lead Air Operations Center judge advocate officer here was named Outstanding Reserve Judge Advocate for 2007 by Air Combat Command for superior performance.      Lt. Col. Michael E. Guillory was nominated for his exceptional leadership as Staff Judge Advocate while performing state and national duties
0 4/10
2008
Mike Strickler of the Continental U.S. NORAD Region discusses a NORAD mission with a Sun ?n Fun attendee here.  A joint-service CONR team is at the EAA-sponsored event to discuss topics of interest with general aviators, including NORAD?s 50th anniversary celebration.  (U.S. Air Force photo)                          NORAD brings 50th celebration to general aviation at Sun 'n Fun
Jim Heneric worked his way through vendor kiosks in Hanger D at Lakeland Linder Regional Airport. Moving slowly he spies Garmin here, NavAir there, and then a wholly unexpected and nostalgic pause.      "I'm browsing the aviation exhibits and suddenly, here's NORAD and I'm thinking 'what the (heck) is NORAD doing here?'"      Heneric, a general
0 4/10
2008
Civil Air Patrol Captain Len Goellner sits in the cockpit of a Florida Civil Air Patrol Cessna 182-T here.  As a precautionary measure the Air Force Rescue Coordination Center and CAP have pre-positioned aircraft and Airmen to provide search and rescue services if needed.  US Air Force photos by Mike Strickler.               AFRCC, CAP set to support Sun ‘n Fun 2008 aviators
First Air Force units have taken measures to help speed search and rescue assistance to pilots flying here for the 2008 Sun 'n Fun fly-in.      The Air Force Rescue Coordination Center, located at Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., opened a precautionary mission last Sunday to enhance the Civil Air Patrol's ability to respond to emergency locator
0 4/10
2008
Default Air Force Logo Sector to receive new commander, vice commander
A new commander was selected for the Northeast Air Defense Sector and will assume command during a Change of Command ceremony April 4 at 2 p.m. The new vice commander will take charge as the N.Y. Air National Guard Title 32 commander during the ceremony as well.      Col. John Bartholf, the current NEADS vice commander and Title 32 New York Air
0 3/31
2008
Director of the National Guard Lt. Gen. McKinley presents Commander of 1st Air Force (AFNORTH) Maj. Gen. Morrow with The Air Force Outstanding Unit Award at Tyndall Air Force base March 21. 
Air Guard director lauds First Air Force for "raising the bar"
The director of the Air National Guard presented the Air Force Outstanding Unit Award Friday to the commander of First Air Force for the unit's superior performance.      Lt. Gen. Craig R. McKinley, director of the Air National Guard, made the presentation to Maj. Gen. Hank Morrow, commander of First Air Force (AFNORTH) and the Continental U. S.
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2008
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