NORAD ORIENTATION PROGRAM
This headquarters operating instruction (HOI) establishes guidelines and procedures to conduct the North American
Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) Orientation Program. It applies to personnel assigned to HQ NORAD.
SUMMARY OF CHANGES
Changes responsibilities from Director, Combat Operations/Information Management Staff (J3EA) to the Deputy Chief
of Staff (NCD) (para 2.2).
1. General. The purpose of the NORAD Orientation 3. Program Schedule. The program is scheduled
Program is to give newly assigned personnel quarterly (for example, Mar, Jun, Sep, Dec) although
background information on the NORAD mission and the number of new arrivals is considered in the
how the mission is accomplished. All personnel below frequency of the program.
the rank of 0-6 assigned to the Command will attend
an orientation session. 4. Presentations. The program is limited to 7 hours.
It includes presentations by:
4.l. Deputy Commander in Chief/Chief of Staff (ND).
2.1. The Deputy Chief of Staff (NDC) is overall OPR
for conduct of the NORAD Orientation Program. 4.2. Deputy Chief of Staff (NDC).
2.2. The Deputy Chief of Staff (NDC) appoints by 4.3. Director for Manpower and Personnel (Jl).
letter a member of the NORAD staff who-.
4.4. NORAD Intelligence Staff (J2).
2.2.1. Schedules, notifies, and administers the
program. 4.5. NORAD Combat Operations (J3).
2.2.2. Prepares a letter of notification, signed by the 4.6. NORAD Planning Staff (J5).
Deputy Chief of Staff, approximately 30 days before
the scheduled program. 4.7. Inspector General (IG).
2.2.3. Distributes and then collects critiques Note: It also includes an optional tour of Cheyenne
completed by the attendees. These are passed to the Mountain.
Deputy Chief of Staff for review by the NORAD
directors, the Deputy Command in Chief (ND), and the 5. Transportation. Bus transportation is furnished
Commander in Chief (CINC). from Peterson AFB to Cheyenne Mountain AFB and return.
OFFICIAL CHARLES A. HORNER
Commander in Chief
MICHAEL A. KLICH
Lieutenant Colonel, USAF
Director of Information Management
Supersedes N HOI 35-8, 25 November 1992. (For summary of changes see above).
No. of Printed Pages- 1
OPR: NDC (Col Thomas M. Petitmermet)
Approved by: Col Thomas M. Petitmermet
Editor: Pamela K. Gatson