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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.

  • 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

  • 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

  • '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

  • 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

  • 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