NORAD and USNORTHCOM headquarters building to be named after Royal Canadian and U.S. Air Force generals

By NORAD and USNORTHCOM Public Affairs | September 28, 2012

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. - The NORAD and USNORTHCOM headquarters building at Peterson Air Force Base will be renamed the Eberhart-Findley Building in honor of U.S. Air Force General (Ret.) Ralph E. Eberhart and Royal Canadian Air Force Lieutenant-General (Ret.) Eric A. Findley during U.S. Northern Command’s 10-year anniversary commemoration ceremony on Monday, Oct. 1, 2012, at 2 p.m. This is the first time the name of a U.S. military combatant command headquarters will include a Canadian military officer’s name.

The commander of NORAD and USNORTHCOM, Gen. Charles H. Jacoby Jr., as well as Gen. (Ret.) Eberhart and LGen (Ret.) Findley, will be available after the ceremony for questions.

All media interested in attending must RSVP prior to 9 a.m. on Oct. 1, 2012, for gate time and event specifics. RSVP is to LCDR Bill Lewis 719-556-9670.

Additionally, video of the ceremony will be provided live via the Defense Video & Imagery Distribution System (DVIDS). The “U.S. NORTHCOM 10th Anniversary Commemoration” webcast can be found here: http://www.dvidshub.net/webcast/2646#.UGNJca51xhE. Or for the satellite coordinates and general information please contact Jared Williams with DVIDS by email (Jwilliams@dvidshub.net) or by phone (678-421-6612). For technical and satellite support please call DVIDS technical operations at 678-421-6690. .