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  • EADS Sgt. Graduates from Advanced Weapons Course

    Tech. Sgt. Matthew Cummings of Rome recently graduated from the prestigious Advanced Weapons Director Course at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The 16-week course featured nearly 200 hours of classroom instruction, 10 written examinations and a series of graded exercises that required detailed planning and the control of multiple aircraft. One of the
  • EADS Captain is Honor Grad at AF Course

    Capt. Jennifer King graduated first in her class at the U.S. Air Force's Interface Control Operator Initial Qualification Training Course at Hurlburt Field, Fla. on May 16. The five-week course trains airmen to develop and monitor tactical data link information and serve as a staff member at an air operations center. A New York Air National
  • Canadian Air Defense Sector Members Complete Training Deployment at EADS

    Eight Royal Canadian Air Force members from North Bay, Ontario spent the last month working at the Eastern Air Defense Sector as part of an innovative training effort designed to sharpen tactical skills. The five tracking technicians and three air weapons officers were at EADS from March 23 to April 20 and integrated quickly into operations. This
  • Two EADS Airmen Win First Air Force Awards

    Two New York Air National Guardsmen from the Eastern Air Defense Sector have won First Air Force Warrior of the Year awards. Capt. Brian Freshwater of Poland was named Command and Control (C2) Warrior of the Year in the officer category and Master Sgt. Mark Armitage of Holland Patent was the enlisted C2 winner. The awards are administered by the
  • EADS Supporting Santa Tracking Operations

    New York Air National Guardsmen from the Eastern Air Defense Sector will play a key role Monday night as the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) tracks Santa Claus and his reindeer."NORAD has supported Santa Claus' Christmas Eve operations for more than 50 years and we are always delighted to help," said Col. Dawne Deskins, EADS
  • Two EADS Members Win ANG Info Dominance Awards

    Eastern Air Defense Sector personnel have won two prestigious Air National Guard outstanding performer awards. Tech. Sgt. William Stickel of Syracuse was named 2012's Outstanding Noncommissioned Officer in the cyber transport systems field and Sonepith Keoviengsamay of Rome, a cyber security systems analyst, was named the outstanding civilian
  • EADS Recognizes Award Winners at Annual Banquet

    More than 100 New York Air National Guardsmen, Canadian Forces members, federal civilians and guests were in attendance at the Radisson Hotel in Utica last Friday as the Eastern Air Defense Sector recognized its outstanding performers from 2012. "EADS' mission of protecting the eastern U.S. airspace requires consistent excellence from all of our
  • EADS Has Air National Guard Openings for Pilots, Air Battle Managers, Surgeon and Intel Officer

    The Eastern Air Defense Sector is hiring for the New York Air National Guard positions listed below. To apply for a job, click on the link provided below , which connects directly to the vacancy announcements on the New York State Division of Military and Naval Affairs job web site at http://dmna.ny.gov/jobs/jobs.php. Questions may also be directed
  • EADS Airmen Win ANG Command and Control Awards

    Eastern Air Defense Sector personnel have won two prestigious Air National Guard operational excellence awards. Senior Master Sgt. Edward Rojo of Clinton received the Outstanding Battle Manager Command and Control Award in the Senior Noncommissioned Officer (SNCO) category and EADS Alpha Crew was recognized as 2011's outstanding battle management
  • EADS Master Sergeant is ANG Honor Guard Program Manager of the Year

    Master Sgt. Jeffrey Lamarche of the Eastern Air Defense Sector has been named Honor Guard Program Manager of the Year by the Air National Guard Readiness Center at Andrews Air Force Base, Md. A Deansboro resident, Lamarche competed against Honor Guard managers from nearly 670 Air National Guard flying and mission support units located across the