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  • EADS Airman Wins Prestigious CONR Award

    A New York Air National Guardsmen assigned to the Eastern Air Defense Sector has been recognized as an outstanding performer by the Continental U.S. North American Aerospace Defense Command Region (CONR).Staff Sgt. Marie Coar was named the CONR's 2014 Command and Control Warrior of the Year in the enlisted category. An identification technician at
  • Two Eastern Air Defense Sector Airmen are New York Air National Guard Award Winners

    Two Eastern Air Defense Sector Airmen recently received state awards from the New York Air National Guard.Master Sgt. Amy Taylor of Rome was selected as the Senior Noncommissioned Officer of the Year and Staff Sgt. Richard Burns of Tonawanda was the Honor Guard Manager of the Year. Taylor was also recently named EADS SNCO of the Year.Taylor and
  • Eastern Air Defense Sector Recognizes Outstanding Performers at Annual Awards Banquet

    More than 170 New York Air National Guardsmen, Canadian Forces members and guests were in attendance at the Radisson Hotel in Utica last Friday as the Eastern Air Defense Sector recognized its outstanding performers from 2014.The unit presented awards in six categories: company grade officer (junior officers below the rank of major), senior
  • 224th Air Defense Group Activated at EADS

    The first Air Defense Group in New York Air National Guard history was activated Saturday afternoon during a three-part ceremony at the Eastern Air Defense Sector.The 224th Air Defense Group was activated by Maj. Gen. Verle Johnston, Commander, New York Air National Guard. Col. Wade Dewey, the former Commander of the Northeast Air Defense Squadron
  • EADS to Help Track Santa Claus on Christmas Eve

    New York Air National Guardsmen from the Eastern Air Defense Sector will play a key role Wednesday 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. Michael J. Norton, EADS
  • EADS Airmen Win Prestigious NGB Battle Management Awards

    New York Air National Guardsmen from the Eastern Air Defense Sector won four of five categories in the recently completed National Guard Bureau battle management command and control competition. Administered by NGB's operations directorate, the annual awards program evaluates Air National Guardsmen and crews from across the country on duty
  • EADS ANG Honor Guard Member of the Year Successfully Balances Work and Life

    Setting the example is a way of life for Tech. Sgt. Amy Ough, the Air National Guard's (ANG) Honor Guard Member of the Year. Ough takes to heart her influence as a role model, and is deeply committed to her family, her community and her unit. "I think it's important to show my children and the next generation that your gender, your age, your
  • Col. Michael J. Norton is New Commander at EADS

     Col. Michael J. Norton became the commander of the Eastern Air Defense Sector on Friday, July 11 during an assumption of command ceremony at the Air Force Research Laboratory.  Norton took 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
  • Capt. Angela Hudson wins NORAD CGO of the Year

    Before a crowd of more than 120 of their peers, the U.S. Northern Command Deputy Commander, Air Force Lt. Gen. Michael Dubie, highlighted 14 members of the North American Aerospace Defense Command and USNORTHCOM as the best of the best for 2013 in a ceremony at the Peterson Air Force Base Club April 30. The awards program, established to
  • Three EADS Members Win Prestigious 1st AF Awards

     A Royal Canadian Air Force officer and two New York Air National Guardsmen assigned to the Eastern Air Defense Sector have been recognized as outstanding performers by the Continental U.S. North American Aerospace Defense Command Region-First Air Force (CONR-1AF), located at Tyndall AFB, Fla.  Capt. Angela Hudson, a member of the Canadian
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