This page is part of © FOTW Flags Of The World website

North American Aerospace Defense Command (U.S.)


Last modified: 2022-08-27 by rick wyatt
Keywords: norad | united states | north american aerospace defense command |
Links: FOTW homepage | search | disclaimer and copyright | write us | mirrors

[Flag of NORAD] image by Zachary Harden, 26 February 2021

See also:

Description of flag

Based on, the flag is white with the NORAD emblem.
Eugene Ipavec, 9 May 2009

At is a display of flags, and between the US and Canada flags and the Army and Air Force general officer flags in this photo are the flags for NORAD, the joint US-Canadian command, and USNORTHCOM, one of nine US theater-level unified combatant commands. Both flags have fields of white, with a gold fringe, and have their respective emblems in the center.

NORAD emblem: There is a crest above the emblem on the NORAD flag:
The crest has a blue and gold wreath, a light blue semi-circular nebuly cloud and 3 gold 5-pointed stars surrounding a gold maple leaf. The crest follows US military heraldic styling.
Dave Fowler, 30 August 2013

Flag in use:
Dave Fowler, 26 February 2021

Construction sheet: North American Aerospace Defence Command
Construction sheet created: 15 September 1977

    Base: White (Cable 65005)
    Fringe: Air Force Yellow (Cable 80068)

Dave Fowler, 15 July 2022

Previous flag

[Flag of NORAD] image by Zachary Harden, 26 February 2021

The previous flag had the word "AIR" in the central scroll.
Zachary Harden, 26 February 2021


[Flag of NORAD] image located by Zachary Harden, 26 February 2021

Military Command "A" Award

[Award Flag of NORAD] image by Randy Young, 21 April 2015

"Aerospace Defense Command (Air Defense Command before 1968) was a Cold War military organization established as one of the initial United States Air Forces major commands. Activated in 1946 by the United States Army Air Force, its mission was to organize and administer the integrated air defense system of the Continental United States (CONUS), exercise direct control of all active measures, and coordinate all passive means of air defense."

This U.S. Military Command granted the "A" Award (although I'm not very sure what is the rating system nor the regulations for the accolade). What I do know is that a flag was issued for the specific Unit that was given this award.

Image: picture taken at the "Wings over the Rockies" museum, inside the Colorado Air National Guard exhibit on August 11, 2014. Notice the "A" Award flag below the U.S. flag
Esteban Rivera, 8 October 2014