The Santa Tracker

Staff Writer
Mount Shasta Herald

For most of the year, the North American Aerospace Defense Command goes about the very serious job of protecting the United States and Canada from being attacked. Created in 1958, NORAD provides advanced warning of impending missile and air strikes, safeguards the air sovereignty of North America and maintains airborne forces for defense. And at Christmas, it follows Santa Claus as he makes his way around the world.