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  • WADS New Agile Operations Center Operational

    JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, WA -- The Western Air Defense Sector celebrated the opening of its new Agile Operations Center during a ribbon cutting ceremony, January 26, 2024, on Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington.The Adjutant General for Washington, Maj. Gen. Bret Daugherty and Congresswoman Marilyn

  • New York Air National Guard Members Help Track Santa Claus

    ROME, N.Y. - New York Air National Guardsmen assigned to NORAD's Eastern Air Defense Sector will help track Santa as he makes his way around the world on Christmas Eve.Each year, the North American Aerospace Defense Command conducts NORAD Tracks Santa to help families monitor the progress of Santa

  • New York National Guard Airmen Ready to Track Santa Claus

    ROME, N.Y. - The North American Aerospace Defense Command defends the North American airspace 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year.On Dec. 24, NORAD will add one element to its mission for the 67th year, as it tracks Santa Claus on his Christmas Eve flight.American and Canadian NORAD

  • Pennsylvania Air Guard Joins Operation Noble Defender

    CORAOPOLIS, Pa. – The Pennsylvania Air National Guard’s 171st Air Refueling Wing participated in the North American Aerospace Defense Command’s Operation Noble Defender off the U.S. northeast coast Oct. 25-27. NORAD’s continental U.S. region led this iteration of OND, which incorporated U.S. and

  • Hawaii ANG supports arctic exercise, employs rescue training

    JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska -- The Hawaii Air National Guard demonstrated its airlift and controller capabilities in the North American Aerospace Defense Command's Arctic regional exercise, Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, July 5-14.The routinely held exercise, AMALGAM DART,

  • NORAD protects skies over SoFi Stadium during Super Bowl LVI

    TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, FL -- North American Aerospace Defense Command’s Continental U.S. Region fighters along with interagency partners will be securing the skies around the SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, California on Super Bowl Sunday, February 13.Continental U.S. NORAD Region aircraft will be

  • New York Air Guardsmen tracking Santa as part of NORAD

    ROME, N.Y. – The North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) will celebrate its 66th year of tracking Santa Claus Christmas Eve with the help of the New York Air National Guard and Royal Canadian Air Force at the Eastern Air Defense Sector (EADS).“We’re delighted to support NORAD’s Santa

  • 84th RADES optimizes TPS-75, AF’s primary ground deployable radar

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah -- The Control and Reporting Center team at the 84th Radar Evaluation Squadron, Hill Air Force Base, Utah, evaluated the U.S. Air Force's primary ground deployable radar, the TPS-75 at the Oregon Air National Guard's 116th Air Control Squadron, Camp Rilea, Oregon, Sept. 7 –