NORAD Keeps Command Of National Guard Combat Air Patrols

By Adam J. Hebert / September 18, 2001 at 5:00 AM
One week after the deadliest terror attacks ever committed on U.S. soil, NORAD continues to direct the Air National Guard combat air patrols maintaining air sovereignty over Washington, DC, and New York City. The Federal Aviation Administration has resumed its standard role of monitoring domestic air traffic, according to an FAA spokesman, while NORAD has reverted to its "normal" operation of tracking "all aircraft entering or attempting to enter U.S. airspace," an official said. "The only difference now," North American...

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