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2 saves! A lost hiker in CA & a medevac of an injured person in WA. https://t.co/W2pnJdSlSs for more.
6 saves this week! 4 lost hikers in WA & 2 lost fishermen in CO. Visit https://t.co/W2pnJdSlSs for more.
5 saves over the weekend! A missing person in CA, an injured hiker in CO, & 3 lost rafters in NV. https://t.co/W2pnJdSlSs for more.
AFRCC & NAS Whidbey Island help local authorities #rescue an injured pilot in WA. https://t.co/W2pnJdSlSs for more. https://t.co/oO4xDap0mY
AFRCC assists local authorities in #rescue of distressed boater on Lake Powell, UT. https://t.co/W2pnJdSlSs for more.
3 saves over the weekend. 2 lost hikers in CO & an injured hiker in NV. Visit https://t.co/W2pnJdSlSs for more.
RT @WashoeSheriff: Hunter Creek Trail rescue mission complete. @TMFPD and @WashoeSheriff very grateful to the air crew and medics from @fal
AFRCC & CAP help local authorities search for a missing mountain biker in OR. https://t.co/W2pnJdSlSs for more.
5 saves! A stranded skier in NV, an injured hiker in WA, & 3 stranded hikers in NM. https://t.co/W2pnJdSlSs for more.
4 saves over the weekend! An injured hiker in CA, 2 snowmobilers in CO, & a missing person in FL. https://t.co/W2pnJdSlSs for more.
AFRCC helps local authorities #rescue 3 people after helicopter crash in the Grand Canyon, AZ. https://t.co/W2pnJdSlSs for more.
AFRCC & NAS Fallon help #rescue 2 lost hunters in NV. Stop by https://t.co/W2pnJdSlSs for more.
AFRCC & 54th Helicopter Squadron help #rescue 7 stranded individuals in MT. Visit https://t.co/W2pnJdSlSs for more.
RT @AEGMAFFS: So far this season we've completed 304 drops and spread almost 798K gallons of retardant. #MAFFS17 #goguard
RT @AirMobilityCmd: Airmen offload @USCG MH-65 Dolphin helicopters from an @usairforce C-17 aircraft at USCG Air Station Miami Sept. 11. #I
RT @FoxNews: Members from various federal law enforcement agencies rest before deploying to areas affected by Hurricane Irma at Moody Air F…
@FAANews pushed out a notice about using #drones where emergency response ops are ongoing. Know the rules https://t.co/K6E0tJgd1S
RT @fema: If you’re directed to evacuate due to #Irma and need a safe place to go, you can find a list of shelters in our app: https://t.co…
RT @CivilAirPatrol: @SERCAP wings’ plans in place for responding to #HurricaneIrma, aftermath; now expected to hit GA, TN after FL. https:/…
RT @NOAA: For the latest info on #IRMA's track & forecast, please see https://t.co/hycBrzU5pZ @NHC_Atlantic https://t.co/UGFmRjkRNN

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601st Air Operations Ctr & 101st Air and Space Operations Grp

The 601st Air Operations Center (often referred to as America's AOC) plans, directs, and assesses air and space operations for the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) and U.S. Northern Command (USNORTHCOM). The AOC provides aerospace warning and control for NORAD Defensive Counter Air activities. Additionally, it directs Air Force air and space capabilities in support of USNORTHCOM homeland security and civil support missions.

America's AOC fills the critical need to meet the challenge of directing all air sovereignty activities for the continental U.S., Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and their surrounding waters.

Another critical mission performed at America's AOC includes participation with Continental U.S. NORAD Region-1st Air Force (Air Forces Northern) in Defense Support of Civil Authorities (DSCA) to provide urgent life-saving relief and rescue operations during natural or man-made disasters.

With each of these on-going operations, America's AOC remains ever vigilant in its mission of defending the homeland from aerial attack. Manning for America's AOC primarily comes from the 101st Air and Space Operations Group (AOG) of the Florida Air National Guard. The 101st AOG, formally known as the Southeast Air Defense Sector, stood up on July 1, 2009.

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