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Aerospace Defense Command was a major command of the United States Air Forces, responsible for continental air defence.
Air Force Space Command (AFSPC), sometimes referred to informally as U.S. Space Command, is a major command of the United States Air Force, with its headquarters at Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado.
The Air Force Systems Command (AFSC) is an inactive United States Air Force Major Command.
The AN/FPS-35 radar was a long range radar used in the early 1960s.
The RCA 474L Ballistic Missile Early Warning System (BMEWS, "474L System", Project 474L) was a United States Air Force Cold War early warning radar, computer, and communications system, for ballistic missile detection.
A bhangmeter is a non-imaging radiometer installed on reconnaissance and navigation satellites to detect atmospheric nuclear detonations and determine the yield of the nuclear weapon.
The Bomb Alarm System (also known as the Bomb Alarm Display System) was a US and UK network of optical bhangmeter sensors intended to confirm the detonation of an enemy nuclear weapon near cities or military installations within the US or at US operated early warning radar sites in the UK or Greenland.
The Cascade Range or Cascades is a major mountain range of western North America, extending from southern British Columbia through Washington and Oregon to Northern California.
Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ,Martindale, Cyril Charles.
The Christmas season, also called the festive season, or the holiday season (mainly in the U.S. and Canada; often simply called the holidays),, is an annually recurring period recognized in many Western and Western-influenced countries that is generally considered to run from late November to early January.
Christmas Eve is the evening or entire day before Christmas Day, the festival commemorating the birth of Jesus.
Christmas traditions vary from country to country.
Colville Air Force Station is a closed United States Air Force General Surveillance Radar station.
Condon Air Force Station is a closed United States Air Force General Surveillance Radar station.
Continental Air Command (ConAC) (1948–1968) was a Major Command of the United States Air Force (USAF) responsible primarily for administering the Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve.
Cottonwood Air Force Station is a former United States Air Force General Surveillance Radar station.
The Cuban Missile Crisis, also known as the October Crisis of 1962 (Crisis de Octubre), the Caribbean Crisis, or the Missile Scare, was a 13-day (October 16–28, 1962) confrontation between the United States and the Soviet Union concerning American ballistic missile deployment in Italy and Turkey with consequent Soviet ballistic missile deployment in Cuba.
Curlew Air Force Station (ADC ID: LP-6, P-6) is a closed United States Air Force General Surveillance Radar station.
Ent Air Force Base was an Air Force base located in the Knob Hill neighborhood of Colorado Springs, Colorado.
The Fourteenth Air Force (14 AF; Air Forces Strategic) is a numbered air force of the United States Air Force Space Command (AFSPC).
Laredo Air Force Base is an inactive United States Air Force installation near Laredo, Texas.
Larson Air Force Base is a former United States Air Force base located five miles (8 km) northwest of the central business district (CBD) of Moses Lake, in Grant County, Washington.
The second iteration of Aerospace Defense Command (ADC) was established on 21 March 1946 as a component of the United States Army Air Forces, with the mission of planning for and executing the air defense of the United States.
List of United States Air Force air divisions is a comprehensive and consolidated list of USAF Air Divisions.
McChord Field is a United States Air Force base in the northwest United States, in Pierce County, Washington.
Mica Peak Air Force Station (ADC ID: SM-151, NORAD ID: Z-141) is a closed United States Air Force General Surveillance Radar station.
The Missile Defense Alarm System, or MIDAS, was an American system of 12 early-warning satellites that provided limited notice of Soviet intercontinental ballistic missile launches between 1960 and 1966.
Moorestown is a township in Burlington County, New Jersey, United States and an eastern suburb of Philadelphia.
New Year is the time or day at which a new calendar year begins and the calendar's year count increments by one.
New Year's Day, also called simply New Year's or New Year, is observed on January 1, the first day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar as well as the Julian calendar.
In the Gregorian calendar, New Year's Eve (also known as Old Year's Day or Saint Sylvester's Day in many countries), the last day of the year, is on 31 December which is the seventh day of Christmastide.
North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD), known until March 1981 as the North American Air Defense Command, is a combined organization of the United States and Canada that provides aerospace warning, air sovereignty, and protection for Northern America.
Othello Air Force Station (ADC ID: P-40, NORAD ID: Z-40) is a closed United States Air Force General Surveillance Radar station.
Patrick Air Force Base is a United States Air Force installation located between Satellite Beach and Cocoa Beach, in Brevard County, Florida, in the United States.
Pope Field is a U.S. military facility located 12 miles (19 km) northwest of the central business district of Fayetteville, in Cumberland County, North Carolina, United States.
RAF Fylingdales is a Royal Air Force station on Snod Hill in the North York Moors, England.
Space Detection and Tracking System, or SPADATS, was built in 1960 to integrate defense systems built by different branches of the United States Armed Forces and was placed under North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD).
The Spokane Air Defense Sector (SPADS) is an inactive United States Air Force organization.
Spokane International Airport is a commercial airport approximately west of downtown Spokane, Washington.
Strategic Air Command (SAC) was both a Department of Defense Specified Command and a United States Air Force (USAF) Major Command (MAJCOM), responsible for Cold War command and control of two of the three components of the U.S. military's strategic nuclear strike forces, the so-called "nuclear triad," with SAC having control of land-based strategic bomber aircraft and intercontinental ballistic missiles or ICBMs (the third leg of the triad being submarine-launched ballistic missiles (SLBM) of the U.S. Navy).
Thomasville Air Force Station (ADC ID: TM-197, NORAD ID: Z-197) is a closed United States Air Force General Surveillance Radar station.
The United States Air Force (USAF) is the aerial and space warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces.
United States general surveillance radar stations include Army and USAF stations of various US air defense networks (in reverse chronological order).
Vandenberg Air Force Base is a United States Air Force Base northwest of Lompoc, California.
The Western Air Defense Force (WADF) is an inactive United States Air Force organization.
The 10th Aerospace Defense Group was inactivated on 31 December 1970 by the United States Air Force (USAF).
The 1st Aerospace Surveillance and Control Squadron, a unit of the USAF Air Defense Command, was activated on 6 February 1961, organized on 14 February 1961,AFSPC/HO.
2018 has been designated as the third International Year of the Reef by the International Coral Reef Initiative.
2019 (MMXIX) will be a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2019th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 19th year of the 3rd millennium, the 19th year of the 21st century, and the 10th and last year of the 2010s decade.
The 25th Air Division is an inactive United States Air Force intermediate echelon command and control organization.
The 2d Space Operations Squadron is a unit of the United States Air Force at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado.
The 30th Space Wing (30 SW) is an air force wing forming a subordinate unit of the Fourteenth Air Force of the Air Force Space Command of the United States Air Force.
The 31st Tactical Training Squadron is an inactive United States Air Force unit.
The 322d Fighter-Interceptor Squadron is an inactive United States Air Force unit.
The 323d Fighter-Interceptor Squadron is an inactive United States Air Force unit.
The 45th Space Wing (45 SW) is a United States Air Force unit.
The 4721st Air Defense Group is a discontinued group of the United States Air Force.
The 530th Air Defense Group is a disbanded United States Air Force organization.
The 538th Fighter-Interceptor Squadron is an inactive unit of United States Air Force.
The 634th Radar Squadron is an inactive United States Air Force unit.
The 637th Radar Squadron is an inactive United States Air Force unit.
The 71st Flying Training Wing is a United States Air Force unit assigned to Air Education and Training Command.
The 73d Space Group is an inactive United States Air Force space surveillance organization.
The 84th Combat Sustainment Group is an inactive United States Air Force (USAF) group last assigned to the 84th Combat Sustainment Wing at Hill Air Force Base, Utah, where it was inactivated in 2010.