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  • CONR deputy commander flies with CAP

    As the deputy commander of the Continental U.S. Aerospace Defense Region climbed into the cockpit of the Civil Air Patrol Cessna 172 recently, he saw a few things changed since his last flight in this type aircraft as a Canadian Air Cadet almost 33 years ago.
  • Top Air Force exec praises new Total Force partner

    Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James came to Alabama Wednesday to get a up-close look at the missions performed by the Air Force’s newest Total Force strategic partner — Civil Air Patrol.
  • Never Forget: Holocaust Remembrance Day

    A small group of Tyndall personnel hosted a Holocaust Remembrance Day event to honor the victims. This event is recognized internationally for the horror that took place in most of continental Europe in World War II.
  • WADS members give 31 units of blood to ASBBC

    JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. -- Guardsmen from the 225th Air Defense Group, Western Air Defense Sector (WADS), Joint Base Lewis-McChord, answered the Armed Services Blood Bank Center Pacific Northwest (ASBBC) call for blood donations April 30.
  • Goldfein nominated as 21st CSAF

    Defense Secretary Ash Carter announced April 26 that the president has nominated Air Force Vice Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein to be the 21st chief of staff of the Air Force, succeeding Gen. Mark A. Welsh III, who has served in the position since 2012.
  • Homeland Defense ‘Sacred Responsibility,’ Says Nominee to Head Northcom, NORAD

    “Defense of the homeland is a sacred responsibility and the No. 1 mission of the Department of Defense,” Air Force Gen. Lori J. Robinson told a Senate panel during her nomination hearing to become commander of U.S. Northern Command and North American Aerospace Defense Command.
  • AF introduces Air Superiority 2030 study

    The Air Force introduced the results of a yearlong study focused on developing capability options to ensure joint force air superiority in 2030 and beyond during an Air Force Association breakfast April 7 in Arlington, Virginia.
  • Hurricane Hunters promote preparedness during Caribbean Hurricane Awareness Tour

    The 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron "Hurricane Hunters" and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's National Hurricane Center partnered together for another year to promote hurricane preparedness through the Caribbean Hurricane Awareness Tour April 9-17. The purpose of this tour, also known as the CHAT, is to raise hurricane
  • CONR-1AF (AFNORTH) CC kicks off 2016 Hurricane Preparedness

    As part of the kick off to the 2016 hurricane preparedness, Continental North American Aerospace Defense Command Region, 1st Air Force (Air Forces Northern), commander joined the 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron Hurricane Hunters and a hurricane forecaster team from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration during an annual Caribbean Hurricane Awareness Tour.
  • AFNORTH defends US through air, space assets

    TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. -- Protecting the skies of the continental United States is an enormous task. The organization responsible for that job has almost a bigger name: 1st Air Force, Air Forces Northern and Continental United States North American Aerospace Defense Command.