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During a cold week in October, hundreds of people were ordered to march into a mountainous cavern and could only watch as two 20-ton steel doors were locked behind them, trapping them the cold darkness…

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The North American Aerospace Defense Command will conduct exercise flights on Thursday as they practice intercept and identification procedures. Exercise flights will take place in multiple places.

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NORAD exercise planned for Washington, D.C.

The North American Aerospace Defense Command and its geographical component, the Continental United States NORAD Region, will conduct exercise Falcon Virgo 13-01 beginning Monday, Oct. 15, at midnight into early Tuesday morning, Oct. 16, in the National Capital Region, Washington, D.C.

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For the first time, a Royal Canadian Air Force officer has won the Canadian Forces’ top marksman award twice in a row.

RCAF Capt. Ken Barling, NORAD headquarters air combat systems officer, was awarded the Queen’s Medal for Champion Shot for the second year in a row at this year’s Canadian Forces Small Arms Concentration competition held Sept. 9 - 22 at Connaught Range in Ottawa, Ontario.

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Members of the North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command celebrated the 10th anniversary of USNORTHCOM in a special ceremony here Oct. 1.

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Governor General David Johnston has invested Lieutenant-General Charlie Bouchard, O.C., C.M.M., M.S.C., C.D. (Ret’d), as an officer of the Order of Canada. LGen Bouchard received the honour at a ceremony last Friday at Rideau Hall in Ottawa.

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Alaska. - Cold, determined and isolated atop a mountain in the middle of Alaska, a silent sentinel scans the skies. The men and women receiving the data from this lonely radar site of the Alaskan Radar System, though different in nationality, realize they belong to something bigger than themselves and their differences.

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CONR to enforce TFR during U.N. General Assembly

Continental U.S. North American Aerospace Defense Command Region fighters will be protecting the skies during the United Nations General Assembly being held in New York City.

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Canada’s incoming Chief of the Defence Staff, Lieutenant-General Tom Lawson, recently received the United States Legion of Merit for the outstanding conduct of his duties as the NORAD deputy commander from Aug. 15, 2011, to Sept. 4, 2012.

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New NORAD Canadian Deputy Commander

Lieutenant-General Alain Parent became the new Deputy Commander of NORAD during a Change of Office ceremony presided over by General Charles H. Jacoby, Jr., Commander of the North American Aerospace Defense Command and United States Northern Command today at Peterson Air Force Base in Colorado Springs.

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