This is a collection of articles covering events and people from Operation Noble Eagle.
Air Sovereignty Never Sleeps
By Marc V. SchanzAdm. James Winnefeld, the new NORAD and NORTHCOM boss, closely monitors what’s needed to defend North America.
The Heavy Toll of High Optempo
By Marc V.SchanzAt AFA’s Orlando Symposium, senior airmen spell out what’s happening to a force constantly in motion.
The Years of Noble Eagle
By Otto KreisherThe homeland defense operation is much reduced, but it’s starting to look permanent.
A Few Words From Tim Keating
By Marc V. SchanzThe commander of US Northern Command and NORAD sees the US for what it is—a theater of operations.
Noble Eagle Without End
By Adam J. HebertWhen it comes to defense of US airspace, the Air National Guard is in for the long haul.
Homeland Air Force
By Adam J. HebertTwo years after the attacks, USAF has settled into a steady state of defense operations in the United States.
Total Force in a Search for Balance
By Adam J. HebertAllocation of active, Guard, and Reserve missions and forces is under scrutiny once again.
Black September 11
By Adam J. HebertAfter the attacks, USAF took a leading role in the terror war and changed the way it operates.
Airpower for the Long Haul
By John A. TirpakWhat if it becomes necessary to sustain a military operation for an extended period—like years?
The Return of NORAD
By Adam J. HebertPractically invisible since the Cold War, North American Aerospace Defense Command is now a daily presence over American cities.
The Guard and Reserve Step Up
By James KitfieldThe nation's security needs put new pressures on the Air Force's on-call forces.
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