ROME--New York Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Megan Mills left and Tech. Sgt. Kriston Brown participate in a Santa tracking exercise at the Eastern Air Defense Sector on Dec. 16. Mills and Brown were prepping for Christmas Eve when EADS will support the North American Aerospace Defense Commands (NORAD) Santa tracking operation. Tracking operations start at 4 a.m. EST on Dec. 24 on the www.noradsanta.org website. At 6 a.m. EST children and parents can call toll-free to inquire about Santa at 1-877-Hi-NORAD (1-877-446-6723).