For 62nd Year, NORAD Takes Calls from Kids Awaiting Santa

The U.S. military's Santa-tracking program began in 1955 after a newspaper ad invited children to call Santa but inadvertently ran the phone number of CONAD's hotline.

  • Published 24 December 2017

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. (AP) — Hundreds of volunteers at an Air Force base in Colorado were answering questions on Sunday from eager children who wanted to know where Santa was on his Christmas Eve travels. NORAD Tracks Santa got underway early Sunday morning at Peterson Air Force Base in Colorado Springs, Colorado. It was the 62nd year for the wildly popular program run by the U.S. and Canadian militaries. Some key facts about… Read at AP News