Photo by Brooke Davis, North East Air Defense Sector
ROME-- New York Air National Guard Staff Sgts. Deborah Martin(left) and Corey Reynolds, gear up to track Saint Nick's yearly trip as part of the annual NORAD Track's Santa event.
The Airmen are members of the North East Air Defense Sector, a New York Air National Guard unit which monitors the skies above the eastern United States and Canada as part of the North American Aerospace Defense Command.
The two are making sure that the high-tech radars that scan the sky above the eastern United States and Canada are ready to go
Each year, NORAD tracks Santa, and you can too by checking out the Web site http://www.noradsanta.org
-- the site features fun holiday games and activities that change daily.
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