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  • CrossTell air defense exercise hones air-intercept skills

    Aircrews and associated support personnel from across the military air-defense enterprise are here today for a three-day Aerospace Control Alert CrossTell live-fly training exercise. Representatives from Air National Guard fighter wings, Civil Air Patrol and U.S. Coast Guard rotary-wing air intercept units will conduct daily live-fly sorties from today through May 25 to hone their skills with tactical-level air intercept procedures.
  • Senate confirms Wilson as Air Force Secretary

    Heather Wilson will be the next secretary of the Air Force, following her confirmation by the Senate May 8, 2017.
  • Fla. Wing Assists Air Force In Public Outreach to Increase S. Florida Flight Restrictions Awareness

    A media team from West Palm Beach, Florida, had a front row seat March 22 for a regularly scheduled North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) air defense exercise.
  • New York Air National Guard pararescuemen aiding seamen on stricken ship in Mid-Atlantic

    Seven New York Air National Guard pararescuemen are on board a cargo ship in the mid-Atlantic today, providing medical treatment for two injured crewmen after a five-hour flight and a night parachute jump into the sea.
  • WADS awarded 2nd Canadian Air Division Commander's Commendation

    During the Western Air Defense Sector Canadian Detachment’s annual Mess Dinner marking the 93rd anniversary of the formation of the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) April 7, the 2nd Canadian Air Division/Air Force Doctrine and Training Division commander recognized WADS with the 2nd CAD Commander’s Unit Commendation citation.
  • CONR-1AF (AFNORTH) leaders visit Canada

    Commanders from across the North American Defense Command enterprise met April 11 at 1 Canadian Division Headquarters, 17 Wing, in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada to discuss their mutual mission requirements. Here, gathered around the headquarters guest book are: (L-R) 1 CAD Chief Warrant Official Serge Laforge; Lt Col Marcy Spiers, 1 CAD HQ Commanding
  • Supporting the fight and breaking records

    Air National Guardsmen from the 120th Airlift Wing departed for home in March following a four-month deployment at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia.
  • 122nd Expeditionary Fighter Squadron participate in Frisian Flag 2017

    The 122nd Expeditionary Fighter Squadron, comprised of approximately 300 Airmen from the Louisiana Air National Guard, and F15s from both the Louisiana and Florida ANG, have deployed to Leeuwarden Air Base, Netherlands, as part of a Theater Security Package.
  • AFNORTH Communications & Information Directorate supports luncheon for veterans

    In time-transcending tradition, the unyielding bond of past and present military service remained unbroken as residents of the Clifford Chester Sims State Veterans Nursing Home gathered with members of Air Forces Northern’s Communications & Information Directorate for a blend of food and fellowship during a luncheon at American Legion Post 392 in Panama City Thursday afternoon.
  • AFRCC & EADS members receive NORAD-USNORTHCOM Awards

    Two members of the Continental U.S. North American Aerospace Defense Command Region - First Air Force (Air Forces Northern) [CONR-1AF (AFNORTH)] enterprise were honored as winners in the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) and U.S. Northern Command’s (USNORTHCOM) 2016 Command Annual Awards program during a ceremony March 14 held in conjunction with the NORAD and USNORTHCOM Commander's Conference in Colorado Springs, Colo.
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