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  • Commander shares perspective on his multi-roles with legal community

    The 1st Air Force (Air Forces Northern) –CONR commander described his legal requirements and challenges as a “tri-hatted” leader to more than 30 military staff judge advocates and enlisted staff during their visit to the 601st Air Operations Center, March 27.
  • Past and present 1st AF commanders meet to discuss future challenges

    Eight former 1st Air Force commanders met with the current 1st AF commander to discuss future operations during an inaugural, two-day “Evolution of 1st AF Commanders Forum” here, March 13-14. Spouses also attended.
  • CONR deputy commander flies with 104th FW

    Canadian Forces Brig. Gen. Sylvain Menard, Continental US NORAD Region deputy commander, receives an orientation flight in an F-15 fighter jet and visits with air crew members during his visit to Massachusetts Air National Guard's 104th Fighter Wing at Barnes Air National Guard Base, Mar. 25, 2018. During his visit, Menard spoke to wing leadership
  • Leadership Lesson

    Lt. Gen. R. Scott Williams, Continental U.S. NORAD Region-1st Air Force (Air Forces Northern) Commander, shares his perspective about leadership with senior airmen and staff sergeants from across the enterprise during a “Focus 4/5 Seminar,” March 27 here. The two-day seminar is a CONR-1st AF (AFNORTH) leadership-development initiative designed to
  • CONR- 1 AF (AFNORTH) communication professionals earn excellence awards

    Three individuals from the Continental U.S. NORAD Region -1st Air Force (Air Forces Northern) communications enterprise distinguished themselves as the Air National Guard -level recipients of the 2017 General John P. Jumper Award for Excellence in Warfighting Integration and Air Force Information Dominance.Lt. Col. Renae Wright, Chief, Warfighting
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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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