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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.
Compiled and error free. For Airmen and Soldiers of the Washington Air and Army National Guard’s Code Militia Team, these are the new mission complete expressions in a fight for future air and ground dominance.
The Western Air Defense Sector rolled out a cutting edge video game like training system, Aug. 26-27, 2021, at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington. The system, called Battle Management Training NEXT (BMTN), provides command and control battle management operators sustained, high quality, low cost
JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. - The Canadian Detachment at the Western Air Defense Sector officially changed command July 8. Royal Canadian Air Force Lt. Col. Jody Hanson assumed command from RCAF Lt. Col. Michael Fawcett, who finished a three-year tour of duty as the Canadian Detachment
Even a global pandemic cannot keep the Washington Air National Guard commander from recognizing the outstanding performers for 2020. This year the 12th annual Washington Air National Guard awards ceremony was held virtually via CVR Teams Live March 6, 2021, due to COVID-19 social distancing
Western Air Defense Sector Airmen were able to take their air battle management skills and apply them to helping the Washington National Guard expeditiously embark on a historic mission to Washington D.C. as part of the National Guard’s Operation Capitol Response to support federal and D.C. agencies
Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Charles Q. Brown released his strategic approach entitled “Accelerate Change or Lose” in August 2020. One of his key factors that will allow the service to accelerate that change is empowered Airmen can solve any problem, a people-first approach.
Campbell New WADS Canadian Detachment Commander
NORAD Commander and Command Senior Enlisted Leader visit the Western Air Defense Sector
Canadian Detachment participates at Seattle Kraken hockey pregame Remembrance Day ceremony
Over Not Through: New 225th ADS Commander Motivates Airmen
WA ANG Code Militia: Tactical Coding, by the Warfighter for the Warfighter
Artificial Intelligence-Based Battle Management Training Rolled Out
WADS welcomes Hanson as New Canadian Detachment Commander
Growing leaders for tomorrow’s Air Force
From Enlisted to Officer - 175th Airman Recognizes Importance of Diversity
136th Civil Engineers earned 2022 Deneke Award
Illinois National Guard, Polish Partners Remember the Fallen
Alaska National Guard Helps Clean up in Merbok’s Wake
Oregon Guardsman represents 142nd Wing at 2022 Air Force Marathon
Hispanic heritage highlight: F-16 is the bond that ties one Air Force, Air National Guard family