Number of promotion opportunities for exceptional performers to increase

Air Force officials have announced changes to the Stripes for Exceptional Performers program, a program designed to promote enlisted Airmen early who demonstrate exceptional potential. The changes will take effect immediately.

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NORAD: 60 Years of Keeping North America Safe, Vice Chairman Says

The North American Aerospace Defense Command, a building block of deterrence, remains as vital and relevant today as it was when it was formed, Air Force Gen. Paul J. Selva, vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said at a ceremony marking the U.S.-Canadian organization's 60th anniversary at Peterson Air Force Base, Colo.
A Ballistic Missile Early Warning System at Thule Air Base, Greenland, provides North American Aerospace Defense Command with tactical/attack assessment on all intercontinental ballistic missiles and submarine-launched ballistic missiles penetrating the site’s coverage. Its secondary mission is to provide NORAD with launch and impact predictions for attack assessment by NORAD. Courtesy photo

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