Photo by Brooke Davis, Eastern Air Defense Sector.
ROME, NY--New York Air National Guard Staff Sgts. Karen Hurley and Corey Reynolds, both members of the Eastern Air Defense Sector's Alpha flight, take a peek at Santa's progress around the world from the North Pole.
The air defense controllers at EADS track Santa Claus over the eastern U.S. during his Christmas Eve journey across the nation as a component of the North American Aerospace Defense Command. EADS personnel will work diligently through the night on Christmas Eve to maintain ongoing contact with Santa as he continues his travels across the states.
To track Santa Claus around the world go to this web address to follow along: http://www.noradsanta.org/.
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