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  • AFNORTH, partners demonstrate enhanced counter UAS capability

    Air Forces Northern, headquartered at Tyndall Air Force Base Fla., partnered with agencies from across the United States to conduct the first large-scale demonstration of a second generation counter Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) capability recently. The event took place at nearby Eglin Air Force

  • Whitehead named senior enlisted advisor to CNGB

    Gen. Daniel Hokanson, chief of the National Guard Bureau, named Chief Master Sgt. Tony L. Whitehead as the next senior enlisted advisor for the NGB Aug. 3.Whitehead will be Hokanson’s principal military advisor on all National Guard enlisted matters affecting training, utilization, health of the

  • Coast Guardsman recognized as Aerospace Control Alert Maintainer of the Year

    You’ve seen the bright orange helicopters speeding to a scene to rescue those in peril, gunning outboard motors on go-fast boats during counter narcotic missions or thwarting potential threats in secure air spaces. In a typical year, the Coast Guard responds to 20,000 search-and-rescue cases and

  • AFNORTH CAP Volunteer Honored as AETC Top Instructor

    First Lt. Ralph "Bo" Korpman, an active-duty U.S. Air Force officer who also commands the Rio del Fierro Composite Squadron in Civil Air Patrol’s Texas Wing, has been named the Air Education and Training Command's 2019 Instructor of the Year among 60,000 personnel.

  • Historical moment as Humphrey assumes command of WADS

    For the first time in the Western Air Defense Sector’s history, a prior enlisted WADS Airman becomes the new Title 10 commander. Col. Scott C. Humphrey assumed command during a virtual assumption of command ceremony Aug. 6, 2020, in the WADS conference room located at Joint Base Lewis-McChord,

  • NORAD supports first U.S. manned space launch in nine years

    Florida Air National Guard F-15 fighters and U.S. Coast Guard MH-65 helicopters operating under NORAD’s Continental U.S. Region, along with its interagency partners, ensured safe skies for the first U.S. manned space launch since 2011 on Saturday, May 30.“As the nation geared up to watch the first

  • 1st AF expedites COVID-19 Tests for Processing through AF auxiliary, CAP

    The official auxiliary of the U.S Air Force, 1st Air Force, Civil Air Patrol’s New Mexico Wing flew more than 2,700 COVID-19 test samples to laboratories in Albuquerque for processing, transported other medical supplies and provided more than a year’s worth of volunteer labor in just over a

  • Bishop Takes Command at the Eastern Air Defense Sector

    Col. Paul M. Bishop is officially the commander of the Eastern Air Defense Sector.Bishop took command in a virtual ceremony, which was filmed earlier and distributed to EADS Airmen on Thursday through the facility’s internal network. The telecast allowed members to witness the change of command,