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  • Bishop Takes Command at the Eastern Air Defense Sector

    Col. Paul M. Bishop is officially the commander of the Eastern Air Defense Sector.Bishop took command in a virtual ceremony, which was filmed earlier and distributed to EADS Airmen on Thursday through the facility’s internal network. The telecast allowed members to witness the change of command, which is traditionally conducted in front of the
  • 1stAF’s auxiliary capabilities surpass 10,000 pandemic man-days

    First Air Force’s pandemic-response auxiliary capabilities surpassed 10,000 man-days this week as Civil Air Patrol responded to interagency requests for assistance nationwide. Civil Air Patrol is the U.S. Air Force’s official auxiliary and is aligned with First Air Force for Defense Support of Civil Authorities for COVID-19 missions.“CAP is a
  • 1stAF, Mich. Guard, CAP continue to provide COVID-19 support through total force approach

    The Civil Air Patrol was established in 1941 and has evolved into a premier public service organization that continues to support emergency missions throughout the country when needed. As a total force partner and auxiliary of the U.S. Air Force, the CAP found a way to assist with Michigan’s response to COVID-19 while preserving its 79-year legacy
  • First Air Force continues pandemic supply transport; bolsters response through CAP

    Civil Air Patrol, the official auxiliary of the U.S. Air Force, New Hampshire Wing, enters the seventh week of COVID-19 pandemic-related missions. The most visible task the wing has carried out is the transport and distribution of personal protective equipment (PPE).In its capacity as the U.S. Air Force auxiliary, and at the request of the State
  • CAP Supports Air Force Rescue Coordination Center mission, attains Innovative Technology milestone

    Civil Air Patrol, the official auxiliary of the U.S. Air Force, achieved a major milestone, recording its 1,000th find of a lost or missing person on the way to its 656th life saved since new, innovative technology was developed.“Technology applications are woven into the DNA of the Air Force, and our Civil Air Patrol is no exception,” said Lt.
  • AFRCC eases into 2019 after ‘record’ 2018

    After a year in which the Air Force Rescue Coordination Center here managed a record number of incidents leading to a record high number of saves during 2018, stats were slightly down in January 2019 from where they were a year ago.
  • 1st AF hosts fourth annual Air Domain Security Integration Meeting

    Air defense experts from across the 1st Air Force enterprise and various federal agencies and commercial airlines took part in the fourth annual Air Domain Security Integration Meeting (ADSIM) here Aug. 21. The event was held to refine and improve processes which enhance integrated approaches to the safety and security of the U.S. national airspace.
  • WADS organizes large air intercept exercise

    Aircrews and associated support personnel from across the military air defense enterprise completed a three-day Aerospace Control Alert CrossTell live-fly training exercise here July 26.
  • Air Force expeditionary medical team fully staffed in Puerto Rico

    Additional medical personnel were deployed to Aguadilla, Puerto Rico, Thursday, fully staffing the team already located on the island to approximately 100 personnel, in continued support of the Federal Emergency Management Agency's ongoing hurricane relief efforts.
  • ACA professionals discuss initiatives during workshop

    TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE. Fla. – With Super Bowl 51 only days away and the security of that event under the eye of news media, representatives from across the Aerospace Control Alert enterprise gathered for a two-day workshop held at Continental United States North American Aerospace Defense Region -1st Air Force (Air Forces Northern) Jan. 31-Feb. 1 to address matters affecting the ACA mission.
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