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NORAD to conduct training mission over Washington

NORAD to conduct training mission over Washington --'Falcon Virgo' will involve NORAD, Civil Air Patrol aircraft and Coast Guard helicopters 25 Aug 2010 People in the Washington region may be jarred from their sleep by planes buzzing overhead and rattling walls overnight because of a military training exercise. The North American Aerospace Defense Comend, or NORAD, will be conducting a training mission over Washington, with exercises involving multiple training flights between 11:30 p.m. Wednesday and 5:30 a.m. Thursday.