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  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Air Forces Northern deploys medical unit to Puerto Rico

    Air Forces Northern deploys medical unit to Puerto Rico
  • AFNORTH CEA assists community cleanup

    As a tool to help develop Air Forces Northern enlisted force into leaders and mentors, AFNORTH’s Combined Enlisted Association continues to serve not only its internal AFNORTH membership, but the local community as well.Most recently, they could be found tidying up their AFNORTH CEA-sponsored portion of Highway 98 going toward and into Mexico Beach
  • Unsung Hero: Master Sgt. Martha Dunning

    Picture this, growing up abroad, visiting various places and bearing witness to the prestige of military ceremonies becoming a member of the U.S. Air force. This was the case for Master Sgt. Martha Dunning, AFNORTH standards and evaluations manager and this week’s unsung hero.
  • Happy 75th Anniversary Air Defense Command, precursor to First Air Force

    First Air Force marks a milestone on Dec. 18, the 75th Anniversary of the activation of the Air Defense Command - the precursor to today's First Air Force. During early 1940, the Air Corps established the Air Defense Command at Mitchel Field, Long Island, N.Y., as the primary planning agency for development of a unified air defense system for
  • Air Force Rescue Coordination Center Airman named NORTHCOM Junior Enlisted Member of the Year

    Sometimes simply showing up to work and doing your job is enough to raise the bar for an entire unit. At least that is the case with Senior Airman Amanda Perkins. Perkins, a search and rescue controller at the Air Force Rescue Coordination Center, was selected as the 2007 United States Northern Command Junior Enlisted Member of the Year in February
  • 'Bosslift' sheds light on homeland defense mission

    More than 30 Central New York civic leaders and employers of the Guard and Reserve experienced a two-day orientation of homeland defense assets located in Colorado Springs, Colo., Oct. 31 to Nov. 2. The "bosslift" tour, sponsored by the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve, was designed to educate community leaders and employers of Guardsmen
  • Ceremony commemorates 60 years of excellence

    The Northeast Air Defense Sector and Air Force Research Laboratory Information Directorate teamed-up to commemorate the Air Force's 60th Anniversary Tuesday. The ceremony also included a historic squadron from the former Griffiss Air Force Base. Veterans from the 465th Fighter Interceptor Squadron reunited for the first time in 50 years to visit
  • Celestial Eagle: Historic F-15 anti-satellite mission remembered

    The F-15 test pilot settled into the cockpit of the premier fighter jet in the world at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., awaiting takeoff with a 2,700 pound, 18-foot long missile mounted to the jet's centerline. The mission, dubbed the "Celestial Eagle Flight," called for a nearly vertical ascent to 35,000 feet and firing the missile through earth's
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