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.
NY National Guard In the News
Black Knights -- Tue, 03 Dec 2013
MISSION FIRST: Man On A Mission
Ask Peter Carey about his days at West Point and he’s quick to tell you he was a back-up quarterback for four years and barely saw the field. Ask others who know Peter Carey and they... (more)
Hudson Valley YNN -- Tue, 03 Dec 2013
More than 100 Christmas trees shipped to military families
BALLSTON SPA, N.Y. -- For the ninth year in a row, New York Army National Guard Soldiers piled into the Ellms’ Christmas Tree Farm in Ballston Spa, to help deliver some Christmas Spirit,... (more)
Wall Street Journal -- Mon, 02 Dec 2013
NY tree farms donate Christmas trees for troops
BALLSTON SPA, N.Y. -- A Saratoga County tree farm is collecting Christmas trees from eastern New York growers for the Trees for Troops program, which delivers the holiday evergreens to military... (more)