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For the past month, Airmen from the Western Air Defense Sector's 225th Air Defense Squadron have been innovating mobile tactical command and control planning and exercises to inch closer to a vision of agile combat employment (ACE) to protect the homeland.On Apr. 25, 2023, WADS continued testing of
The Federal Aviation Administration and the Western Air Defense Sector have a long-standing interagency working relationship to support Operation Noble Eagle (ONE). The control of the North American airspace is a primary mission for NORAD under ONE which focuses on threats that may originate within
Lt. Col. Rebecca Bissette became the new commander of the 225th Support Squadron during an assumption of command ceremony at the Western Air Defense Sector, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., Jan. 4, 2023.
Col. Travis T. Boltjes became the new commander of the Western Air Defense Sector during a virtual change of command ceremony Jan. 4, 2023, in the WADS conference room located on Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington.
Col. Ricardo L.A. Camel became the new commander of the 225th Air Defense Group during a change of command ceremony at the Pierce County Readiness Center, Camp Murray, Washington, Dec. 3, 2022.
JOINT BASE LEWIS MCCHORD, Wa. -- The Western Air Defense Sector welcomed its 2022-2024 honorary commander, Ashley Krebs, during an assumption of command ceremony at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, Sept. 29, 2022. Krebs is the marketing director for the Old Cannery Furniture Warehouse in
The Canadian Detachment at the Western Air Defense Sector officially changed command Aug. 4, 2022.Royal Canadian Air Force Col. Jody Hanson relinquished command to RCAF Lt. Col. Dale Campbell. Campbell’s responsibilities will include leading the 15-member Canadian Detachment and serving as the
U.S. Air Force Gen. Glen VanHerck, Commander, North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command, and U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. James Porterfield, NORAD and USNORTHCOM Command Senior Enlisted Leader, visited the Western Air Defense Sector on May 3, 2022, and stressed to the WADS
Four members of the Western Air Defense Sector’s Canadian Detachment represented the Canadian Armed Forces during the Veterans and Remembrance Day pregame hockey ceremony Nov. 11, 2021, where the Seattle Kraken hosted the Anaheim Ducks at Climate Pledge Arena in Seattle.
Lt. Col. Antony Braun took command of the 225th Air Defense Squadron during a change of command ceremony at the Pierce County Readiness Center Oct. 6, 2021, on Camp Murray, Washington.
Air Defense Goes Agile In The Homeland
Seattle ARTCC visits WADS
Bissette assumes command of the 225th Support Squadron
Boltjes Assumes Command of WADS
Camel assumes command of the 225th Air Defense Group
WADS welcomes 2022-2024 Honorary Commander
Campbell New WADS Canadian Detachment Commander
173rd Fighter Wing Airman uses singing voice to show appreciation
Spikes train with Oregon Eagles
Sustainment Center leadership visit supply chain professionals, help deliver refueler to Guard unit
194th Wing Conducts Phoenix Dawn Readiness Exercise
Texas Air Guard Medical Group Completes Required Training
National Guard provides medical treatment to tribes in Idaho, Nevada
188th Wing Hosts Emergency Management Course