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  • Deployed Happy Hooligans stay fit

    By Chief Master Sgt. Ben BushHappy Hooligans comprise about 15% of the 386th Expeditionary Civil Engineers Squadron at Ali Al Salem Air Base in Kuwait. The 386th ECES does physical fitness training as a squadron every Tuesday and Thursday morning with a two-mile run.  They also meet on Fridays to do different physical fitness activities. Many of
  • Fallen Heroes - a humbling experience while deployed

    By Capt. Grant Larson I have to share with all of you what I did today at 1610 or 4:10 pm my time.  I have been fortunate to experience many things during my military career that civilians will never get to experience, and sometimes not appreciate. My experience today was humbling, sobering, and one I will never forget.  While many people cry and
  • Family Pre-Deployment Checklists

    Pre-Deployment Checklist1. Have you discussed your feelings on the deployment and your spouse's return?2. Have the children been included in discussions on where you are going, when you are coming home, why you are leaving?3. Have you reached an agreement on frequency of letter writing/phone calls?4. Do you have current family snap shots ?5. Have
  • Finance Career Field

    The Financial Career Field involves: receiving, disbursing, and accounting for public funds; appropriation and expense, cost, working capital, and real property accounting, including reporting and analyzing costs of programs and operations; formulating, executing, and analyzing financial programs; and examining and verifying all Air Force financial
  • Fire Muster Competition

    By Tech.Sgt. Jodi RenschlerSrA Mandy Hermann, SSgt Mandi Hagen and I (119th WG Services Flight) particpated in the Fire Muster competition.  The Fire Muster competition consists of five tasks: 1.) We were laying down on a cot like we were sleeping and then they blew the whistle to resemble getting out of bed for a fire drill. We had to hop up and
  • Fuels Career Field

    The Fuels Career Field encompasses operating, maintaining and managing petroleum fuel systems and activities including the entire spectrum of requisitioning, accounting, receiving, storing, dispensing, and testing of aviation and ground fuels, cryogenics, missile propellants and alternative fuels such as compressed natural gas. Mobile refueling
  • Happy hooligan RETIREES’ Info e-mail - APRIL 2008

    The Happy Hooligans - 60 Years of Vigilance I - Looking Ahead. Wed, Apr 2 - Fargo-Moorhead area retired Hooligans' monthly breakfast, 8:00 a.m. at the Northtown Grill (I-29 &12th Ave N - Fargo). Colonel Mike Wobbema, 119th Wing, will be our guest at the breakfast. Col. Wobbema recently returned from Iraq where he was instrumental in the rebuilding

    Pride - Tradition - Heritage - Excellence I - Looking Ahead in May. Wed, May 7 - Fargo-Moorhead area retired Hooligans' monthly breakfast, 8:00 a.m. at the Northtown Grill (I-29 &12th Ave N - Fargo). II - The Past Month in Review. Apr 2nd. Inspiring, fascinating, humorous, and CHALLENGING might describe Colonel Mike Wobbema's overview of
  • How the "Happy Hooligans" got their name

    What's in a name? Possibly no other Air National Guard has a nickname as well known as the "Happy Hooligans." Where did that nickname come from? The North Dakota Air National Guard's 178th Fighter Squadron commander in the mid 1950's was Brig. Gen. Duane S. Larson (retired). Because of his fatherly instincts, (then major) Larson became known as
  • ID Cards

    ID Cards are available Monday - Friday with every other Monday off 0730 - 1600. UTA Hours are Saturday and Sunday of UTA weekends 0800 - 1530. Phone 701-451-2244 The Military Service Center is open Monday through Friday 0800 - 1700, and is located at 2219 12th Street North, Suite B, Fargo, ND, 58102. Phone 701-451-6018