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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 118-10
December 06, 2010

NORAD Flight Exercise Planned for Washington, D.C.

            North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) and its geographical component, the Continental U.S. NORAD Region (CONR), will conduct exercise Falcon Virgo 11-03 early Wednesday morning in the National Capital Region, Washington, D.C.  The exercise is comprised of a series of training flights and is scheduled to take place between midnight and 2 a.m.

            In the event of inclement weather, the exercise will take place the next day.  If bad weather continues, officials will then make a decision to postpone or cancel the exercise.

            For more information on Falcon Virgo exercises, please contact CONR Public Affairs at 850-283-8080, or the NORAD Public Affairs Office at 719-554-6889.

            CORRECTION:  Dec. 6, 2010 -- The exercise will occur early Wednesday morning instead of Tuesday.

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