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MAXWELL AIR FORCE BASE, Ala. - Lt. Gen. R. Scott Williams, Commander, Continental NORAD Region- 1st Air Force (Air Forces Northern), listens as John Salvador, Chief Operating Officer, Civil Air Patrol – U.S. Air Force National Headquarters, talks about the organization’s mission during Williams’ visit to the headquarters Feb. 7.  (Air Force photo by Capt. Emily Meredith) CONR-1AF (AFNORTH) Commander visits CAP Headquarters
Lt. Gen. R. Scott Williams, Commander, Continental U.S. NORAD Region- 1st Air Force (Air Forces Northern), listens as John Salvador, Chief Operating Officer, Civil Air Patrol National Headquarters, talks about the organization’s mission during Williams’ visit to the headquarters Feb. 7. The official auxiliary of the U.S. Air Force, CAP
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A semi truck driver returns to his truck to receive humanitarian supplies at Seguin Auxiliary Airfield in support of the Hurricane Harvey relief efforts, Sept. 1, 2017. Hurricane Harvey formed in the Gulf of Mexico and made landfall in southeastern Texas, bringing record flooding and destruction to the region. U.S. military assets supported FEMA as well as state and local authorities in rescue and relief efforts.
(U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Larry E. Reid Jr., Released) Hurricanes, wildfires keep AF Emergency Preparedness Liaison Officers busy in 2017
With massive category 5 hurricanes slamming the Gulf Coast, East Coast, Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands, and wildfires raging in the West, these Reserve Citizen Airmen Emergency Preparedness Liaison Officers were called on 197 times to support real-world disasters, National Special Security Events and Special Event Assessment Rating Events
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A U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Air and Marine Operations, AStar and a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter fly over U.S. Bank Stadium in advance of Super Bowl LII in Minneapolis, Minn., Jan. 29, 2018. The Western Air Defense Sector worked with the CBP to enforce the Federal Aviation Administration’s temporary 30-mile radius flight restricted area over the Super Bowl game. (U.S. Customs and Border Protection photo by Glenn Fawcett) WADS provides air defense for Super Bowl 52
While the New England Patriots were taking on the Philadelphia Eagles during Super Bowl LII in Minneapolis Sunday, the Western Air Defense Sector was guarding the airspace around U.S. Bank Stadium.
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Ron Mott, a nationally-syndicated television broadcaster, gives a thumbs up to his camera crew following his mission familiarization flight with the Minnesota Air National Guard’s 148th Fighter Wing, Duluth, MN. The flight showcased NORAD's air-defense mission and included intercept operations with a Civil Air Patrol aircraft and an inflight refueling with a Wisconsin Air National Guard KC-135 from the 128th Air Refueling Wing. NORAD, along with their interagency partners -- the FAA, Department of Homeland Security, and Customs and Border Patrol -- provided the air defense shield for this year's Super Bowl being held in Minneapolis, MN.  (Air Force photo by Maj. Andrew Scott) CONR Region of NORAD protects skies during Super Bowl LII
NORAD fighters from the Continental U.S. NORAD Region (CONR) will be busy during Super Bowl LII protecting the skies around the U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis on game day.
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Col. Abu Gahndi, 169th Fighter Wing Commander and Lt. Gen. R. Scott Williams, Continental U.S. NORAD Region – 1st Air Force (Air Forces Northern) Commander, flank an F-16 Viper maintenance crew during Williams’ visit to the unit Dec. 5.  Williams regularly visits Air National Guard units throughout the country to stay current about operational issues and unit concerns. (Air Force photo by Capt. Emily Meredith) CONR-1 AF (AFNORTH) CC Commander visits McEntire unit
Col. Abu Gahndi, 169th Fighter Wing Commander and Lt. Gen. R. Scott Williams, Continental U.S. NORAD Region – 1st Air Force (Air Forces Northern) Commander, flank an F-16 Viper maintenance crew during Williams’ visit to the unit Dec. 5. Williams regularly visits Air National Guard units throughout the country to stay current about operational
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Gen. Lori Robinson, Commander, North American Aerospace Defense Command & Northern Command, greets Master Sgt. Megan Hartzell, 601st Air Operations Center, at a breakfast with Airmen at the Berg-Liles dining facility Jan. 18.  Pictured in the photo as a technical sergeant, Hartzell was recently promoted to her current rank. (Air Force Photo by Mary McHale) NORAD - NORTHCOM commander connects with Airmen during 1st Air Force vist
With heartfelt thanks to the military and civilian members for their daily efforts towards the 1st Air Force (Air Forces Northern) mission, Gen. Robinson, commander, North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command, focused on engaging with junior level airmen and officers, Jan. 18.
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Capt. Jason Allenton, an air battle manager assigned to the 225th Air Defense Squadron, Western Air Defense Sector, is the second ever U.S. Air National Guardsman to graduate from the U.S. Navy Fighter Weapons School (TOPGUN) located at Naval Air Station Fallon, Nevada.  As a TOPGUN graduate, Allenton will share new techniques and best practices with his fellow Airmen and members of the Navy who come to train at the WADS from nearby installations in the Puget Sound.  (Courtesy photo) WADS air battle manager graduates Navy TOPGUN
An Air National Guardsman was the second ever to graduate from the U.S. Navy Fighter Weapons School (TOPGUN), Dec 15, 2017 at Naval Air Station Fallon, Nevada.
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Default Air Force Logo Air Force saves Airmen time, no longer requires first year evaluations
Air Force officials announced Jan. 4, 2018, Enlisted Performance Reports are no longer required for regular Air Force Airmen in the grade of airman first class and below with less than 36 months’ Time-In-Service or Air Reserve Component Airmen below the grade of senior airman.
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PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – Martin Luther King Jr. is honored the third Monday in January, each year, at Peterson Air Force, Colorado. President Ronald Reagan officially signed MLK day as a national holiday in 1983 but wasn’t officially observed until 1986. (Courtesy graphic) Martin Luther King & Black History
The year is 1963. Thousands of people are marching together in Washington, D.C. to participate in the nationwide struggle for civil rights and equality. Police officials and national guardsman stood alongside the march to mitigate the potential violence.
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2018
Civil Air Patrol vital piece of American airpower for 76 years Civil Air Patrol vital piece of American airpower for 76 years
Seventy-six years ago, the Civil Air Patrol found its way into existence by administrative order from the Office of Civilian Defense, playing a crucial role in helping protect the United States homeland during World War II. Today, as the Air Force’s official auxiliary force, they continue that role along with several others.
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