25 Dec '12, 10pm

First Lady Fields Phone Calls About NORAD's Santa Tracker: First Lady Michelle Obama took personally answered ph...

First Lady Fields Phone Calls About NORAD's Santa Tracker: First Lady Michelle Obama took personally answered ph...

The first lady assured them all that NORAD was tracking Santa's progress closely, and his journey was going well this Christmas Eve. “This is such a wonderful holiday tradition, and I'm always so thrilled to be a part of it. I love hearing the excitement and anticipation in the children's voices as they learn Santa's location - that's what brings the magic of this night to life for all of us.” The NORAD Tracks Santa program began in 1955 after a phone call was made to the Continental Air Defense Command Operations Center in Colorado Springs, Colo. The call was from a local youngster who dialed a misprinted telephone number in a local newspaper advertisement. The commander on duty who answered the phone that night gave the child the information requested - the whereabouts of Santa. This began the tradition of tracking Santa, a tradition that was carried on by NORAD when it ...

Full article: http://www.defense.gov/news/newsarticle.aspx?id=118869

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