For the past two decades, the Air Reserve Component Weapons and Tactics Conference (ARC WEPTAC) has stood as a beacon of collaboration and strategic planning for the Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve Command. Since its inception in 1999, the conference has been an annual gathering held each
As the United States Air Force 25th Air Division marks its 75th anniversary since its creation, it's an opportune moment to reflect on the pivotal milestones and historic events that have defined the 25th Air Division's distinguished legacy. Throughout the years, the 25th Air Division has been at
The Western Air Defense Sector celebrated the opening of its new Mission Training Center during a ribbon-cutting ceremony, October 5, 2023, located on Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington. The Continental North American Aerospace Defense Command Region deputy commander, Royal Canadian Air Force
In today's rapidly evolving military landscape, the ability to adapt quickly and integrate resources across units and major commands is crucial for success. The Western Air Defense Sector recently achieved a significant milestone in capability development through the tactical datalink integration of
The Western Air Defense Sector’s 225th Air Defense Squadron successfully launched a new Battle Management Team construct here July 24-28, 2023, as part of Exercise RAZOR TALON 23-1.
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.
WADS Lends Expertise to ARC WEBTAC 2023 Security Forces Working Group
WADS Celebrates 25th Air Division’s 75th Anniversary
WADS Mission Training Center Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony
WADS Integrates Tactical Transportable Gateway During Agile Combat Employment Exercise
Western Air Defense Sector controllers participate in RAZOR TALON 23-1
Air Defense Goes Agile In The Homeland
Seattle ARTCC visits WADS
USEUCOM, Austrian Defense Leaders Explore Expanded Cooperation
'The duality of me' Alaska Air National Guard surveillance technician proud of Native heritage, military service
First Lady Welcomes National Guard Families to White House
Keeping the Eagle in the Air: The story of Metal Fabrication
New York Air Guard Trains With Danish Special Forces In Greenland
144th Fighter Wing Provides Theater Security in Indo-Pacific
Exercise Sharpens Virginia Guard Unit’s Expeditionary Skills