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The Miniature Air Launched Decoy team successfully accomplished the program?s first powered flight test mission on Apr. 30, 200.  Sector supports miniature aircraft flight testing
The Northeast Air Defense Sector provided support during a Miniature Air Launched Decoy, or MALD, test Dec. 14. Members from NEADS began working with the 692nd Armament Systems Squadron based at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., in April 2007, said Lt. Col. M. Elise Hereth, operations control chief. "This testing gives NEADS further insight and ability
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2008
SMSgt Paula Mizell, CONR-1AF (AFNORTH)/CCP, visits with a U.S. Soldier recuperating at Walter Reed Medical Center, Washington D.C.  The soldier was injured in Iraq when his convoy was hit by an IED attack.  During his 18 months at Walter Reed this soldier has undergone over 20 surgeries to repair a severe leg injury. AFNORTH SEL's visist Walter Reed

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2007
Two Air-Defense Fighter F-16A Fighting Falcons from the North Dakota Air National Guard’s 178th Fighter Squadron lead an F-15C Eagle from the 27th Fighter Squadron at Langley Air Force Base, Va., in formation during a combat air patrol mission in support of Operation Noble Eagle. More than 11,000 airmen -- the majority Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve -- have generated more than 7,500 sorties to patrol American skies 24/7 since Sept. 11, 2001. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Greg L. Davis) Despite stand down, CONR fighters remain on alert
Despite a second fleet-wide stand down of A through D model F-15s, Continental US NORAD Region fighters remain on alert. "Our Air Sovereignty Alert and Operation NOBLE EAGLE alert missions utilize various aircraft, including F-16s, so we can maintain our alerts and launch as necessary," said Maj Gen Hank Morrow, 1st Air Force commander. "We are
0 11/28
2007
Default Air Force Logo AFNORTH meets new data link milestone with Pocket-J
The United States has another vital tool to use in the global war on terror with the implementation of a new communication system as Maj. Gen. Hank Morrow, 1st Air Force commander, declared the Pocket-J system operationally acceptable Nov. 5. "This new data link capability represents a profound leap forward in technology," said Maj. Brian Lehew,
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2007
Default Air Force Logo AFNORTH/CONR to participate in ARDENT SENTRY 2006
Air Forces Northern and the Continental United States NORAD Region will hone its civil support and homeland defense skills in Northern Command exercise ARDENT SENTRY 2006, May 8 -18. Ardent Sentry 06 is a bi-national, multi-level exercise involving military and civilian agencies in both Canada and the U.S. It will exercise both countries ability to
0 11/08
2007
Default Air Force Logo AFNORTH prepares for hurricane season
Air Forces Northern is honing its civil support capabilities here in preparation for the 2006 hurricane season. The ARDENT SENTRY 2006 exercise events provide AFNORTH the opportunity to tailor support responses to Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). When FEMA requests Department of Defense resources to help with relief operations, AFNORTH
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2007
Default Air Force Logo AFNORTH ready for Tropical Storm Alberto
As Tropical Storm Alberto moves on to Florida's northeast Gulf Coast, AFNORTH is standing ready to provide Air Force support to civil authorities if requested. "I'm confident close cooperation between military and civilian authorities will allow us to respond quickly if we're called upon," said Maj. Gen. M. Scott Mayes, AFNORTH commander.
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2007
Default Air Force Logo NORAD exercise planned for Washington D.C.
The Continental United States NORAD Region (CONR) will conduct Exercise Falcon Virgo 06-05 in the National Capital Region (Washington, D.C.) February 8-10. The exercise comprises a series of training flights conducted in coordination with the Federal Aviation Administration, the National Capital Region Command Center, the Joint Air Defense
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2007
Default Air Force Logo CAP provides real-time imagery to AFNORTH during contingencies
When military, local, state, and federal agencies respond to natural disasters or other contingencies, timely communication and information are two key elements to ensuring their combined actions are executed intelligently and expeditiously. One tool commanders have at their disposal is the Civil Air Patrol, who can use their Imagery Assessment
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2007
Default Air Force Logo New ANG director comes home
Lieutenant General Craig R. McKinley, the 12th and newest director of the Air National Guard, returned to his hometown to be a guest speaker at the National Guard Association of Florida's annual conference June 23-25. He also came home to reminisce with old friends and allow current and former members of the Florida Air National Guard to revel in
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2007
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