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  • WADS Partners with the FAA for Joint Technical Inspections in Arizona

    The National Airspace System (NAS) Defense Program is a joint DOD and Federal Aviation Administration system program for the air defense of the continental United States. It consists of long and short-range surveillance radars and radios primarily operated and maintained by the FAA with the

  • WADS welcomes 2022-2024 Honorary Commander

    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

  • Camel assumes command of the 225th Support Squadron

    Lt. Col. Ricardo L. A. Camel 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., Oct. 3, 2020.

  • WADS team runs 491 miles during 24-Hour POW/MIA Run

    Over 50 members of the Western Air Defense Sector ran a combined total of 491 miles during the 24-Hour POW/MIA Remembrance Run at the McChord Field track Sept. 19-20, 2019. WADS placed first in the team division with the 1-94th Field Artillery Regiment, 17th Field Artillery Brigade, finishing

  • Robie places 10th at the Great Wall of China marathon

    What marathon competition has 20,518 countable steps, 7,600 feet in elevation gain and constant exposure under the hot sun? It would be the Conquer the Wall Marathon held May 11, 2019, on the Great Wall of China. Bruce Robie, the 225th Air Defense Squadron Joint National Air Space Defense Planning