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  • NORAD Tracks Santa: A Festive Tradition

    The Cold War was full of turbulent times. A new atomic age and the fear of Communist incursions across the world was enough to send the West into paranoid fits. Across the globe, however, the fear of nuclear war was almost certainly somewhere in the mind of every individual. However, that does not mean that there was nothing to bring light to a world on the edge of darkness. The proponent of defense in the skies over North America was established in 1958. The North American Aerospace Defense (NORAD) Command is a joint-national organization between the United States and Canada. The Colorado Springs installation is perhaps one of the most well-known and notorious facilities in North America. NORAD grew out of the former Continental Air Defense Command (CONAD), and it is CONAD that made a small gesture a widespread publicity event. In 1948, the U.S. Air Force issued a communication

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Beyond the Civil Air Patrol: Women in Aviation, Combat Ferries, and Ordnance

As World War II raged in Europe and East Asia, Americans had growing concerns and sense of duty towards the war effort. By the time the war touched the American home front on 7 DEC 1941, industry had already been partially mobilized and a handful of men were serving in