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  • EADS Welcomes New Canadian Commander

    The Canadian Forces Detachment at the Eastern Air DefenseSector officially changed commanders this afternoon.Lt. Col. Bruce MacLean assumed command from Lt. Col. Kyle Paul, who finishedhis three-year tour of duty as Canadian Detachment Commanding Officer. Lt.Col. MacLean's responsibilities will include leading the 15-member CanadianDetachment and
  • EADS Celebrates Canada Day

    Rome, New York - The Eastern Air Defense Sector kicked off Independence Day weekend on Friday by celebrating Canada Day.Why?EADS is a North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) headquarters unit. As part of the NORAD treaty that has provided air defense for the U.S. and Canada since 1958, a Canadian Forces detachment serves at EADS. The
  • New Commanders at EADS and the 224th ADG

    Col. Emil J. Filkorn became the commander of the Eastern Air Defense Sector today during a ceremony at the Air Force Research Laboratory.Filkorn received command before a crowd of 150 family, friends and fellow Air National Guard members. The ceremony was presided over by Lt. Gen. William H. Etter, Commander of Continental U.S. North American
  • EADS Civilian and Airmen Win Prestigious ANG and 1st Air Force Awards

    An operations crew, two New York Air National Guardsmen and a civilian employee at the Eastern Air Defense Sector have been recognized as outstanding performers by the Air National Guard and the U.S. Continental North American Aerospace Defense Region/1st Air Force.The Air National Guard announced its 2015 Battle Management Command and Control
  • Tech. Sgt. Sean Redden Named NYANG Honor Guard Member of the Year

    New York Air National Guard Tech. Sgt. Sean Redden, a Blossvale resident, has been named New York Air National Guard Honor Guard Member of the Year for 2015.Redden, a member of the Eastern Air Defense Sector, was chosen because of his dedication, exceptional leadership and military bearing. During 2015 the Eastern Air Defense Sector Honor Guard
  • EADS Recognizes Outstanding Performers at Annual Awards Banquet

    More than 150 New York Air National Guardsmen, Canadian Forces members and guests were in attendance at the Radisson Hotel in Utica on Jan. 22 as the Eastern Air Defense Sector recognized its outstanding performers from 2015.The unit presented awards in six categories: company grade officer (junior officers below the rank of major), senior
  • EADS Supports NORAD's Santa Tracking Effort

    Eastern Air Defense Sector to Track Santa Claus on Christmas EveROME, N.Y - New York Air National Guardsmen and Royal Canadian Air Force personnel from the Eastern Air Defense Sector will play a key role Christmas Eve as the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) tracks Santa Claus and his reindeer."NORAD has supported Santa Claus'
  • EADS Civilians Win Prestigious National Guard Bureau Awards

    Two civilian employees assigned to the Eastern Air Defense Sector recently received cyberspace operations awards from the National Guard Bureau's Command, Control, Communications and Computer Systems directorate.Sonepith Keoviengsamay of Rome, a cybersecurity systems analyst who has worked at EADS for five years, won the Gen. John P. Jumper Award
  • Lt. Col. Dawn Drinkwine Completes Air War College

    Lt. Col. Dawn M. Drinkwine, a member of the New York Air National Guard's 224th Air Defense Squadron, graduated recently from the United States Air Force's Air War College (AWC).The 224th Air Defense Squadron is a subordinate unit of the 224th Air Defense Group (ADG). The 224th ADG conducts the mission of the Eastern Air Defense Sector (EADS), a
  • Lt. Col. Paul Quigley Takes Command of 224th Air Defense Squadron

    Lt. Col. Paul J. Quigley formally took command of the New York Air National Guard's 224th Air Defense Squadron (ADS) during an assumption of command ceremony on Aug. 8 at the Eastern Air Defense Sector.The 224th Air Defense Squadron is a subordinate unit of the 224th Air Defense Group (ADG). The 224th ADG conducts the mission of the Eastern Air
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