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  • Thule Air Base Hosts Operation NOBLE DEFENDER

    North American Aerospace Defense Command and the United States Northern Command participated in Operation NOBLE DEFENDER at Thule Air Base, Greenland, March 14 to 17, 2022.NORAD and USNORTHCOM are Canadian and the American bi-national military commands charged with three missions in the defense of

  • Resilient courage for an 11-year-old

    Lt. Col. Tim Schwamb, North American Aerospace Defense Command standardization and evaluation chief at Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, and his wife, Cristi, have a daughter who was born with a serious heart defect. At age three, Lauren received a heart transplant and has been treated at hospitals

  • NORAD runs for cancer research

    PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. -- Canadian Armed Forces members serving at the North American Aerospace Defense Command located at Peterson Air Force Base, Colo., organized the 5th Annual Terry Fox Run/Walk on Sept. 16, 2016. The event attracted 55 NORAD personnel, including 37 Canadians, 15 U.S.

  • Common defense leads to unique partnership

    On the grounds of Peterson Air Force Base, there is a building housing one of the most unique military commands in the world. The North American Aerospace Defense Command is a well-known entity, associated with more than a few classified mysteries. However, one thing many people do not know is

  • Colorado Springs museum accepts donation of Canadian fighter jet

    On June 24, a third Canadian aircraft was unveiled at the museum’s Airpark. The CF-188A Hornet (tail number 188723) was donated by the Government of Canada to the USAF Heritage Program as a gesture of appreciation for the U.S. and Canada’s longstanding and continued partnership through the North