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NORAD Tracks Santa

Per NORADSanta.org:

"For more than 50 years, NORAD and its predecessor, the Continental Air Defense Command (CONAD) have tracked Santa’s flight.

"The tradition began in 1955 after a Colorado Springs-based Sears Roebuck & Co. advertisement misprinted the telephone number for children to call Santa. Instead of reaching Santa, the phone number put kids through to the CONAD Commander-in-Chief's operations "hotline." The Director of Operations at the time, Colonel Harry Shoup, had his staff check the radar for indications of Santa making his way south from the North Pole. Children who called were given updates on his location, and a tradition was born.

"In 1958, the governments of Canada and the United States created a bi-national air defense command for North America called the North American Aerospace Defense Command, also known as NORAD, which then took on the tradition of tracking Santa.

"Since that time, NORAD men, women, family and friends have selflessly volunteered their time to personally respond to phone calls and emails from children all around the world. In addition, we now track Santa using the internet. Millions of people who want to know Santa's whereabouts now visit the NORAD Tracks Santa website.

"Finally, media from all over the world rely on NORAD as a trusted source to provide updates on Santa's journey.

"In Memory of Retired Colonel Harry Shoup, NORAD's First Santa Tracker:
September 29, 1917 - March 14, 2009"

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On the web: http://www.noradsanta.org

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/noradsanta

Twitter: @NoradSanta

Phone (starting 4 a.m. MST on Christmas Eve): 877-HI-NORAD

Email: noradtrackssanta@outlook.com