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  • Flood Feature: ‘Morale' Support on the Frontlines

    Chaplain (Maj.) Leo Moenkedick is a welcome sight for Soldiers and Airmen working the frontlines of the flood battle here.Popularly known simply as "Father Leo," Moenkedick (Menk-a-dick) is a frequent visitor to the FargoDome, a central filling point for sandbags destined for the dike lines, to lend moral support to citizen-Soldiers and
  • Kent R. Olson promoted to rank of Colonel

    The N.D. Air National Guard will conduct a promotion ceremony at the 119th Wing honoring Kent R. Olson, Fargo, for his recent promotion to the rank of Colonel at 2:30 p.m. on Friday. Olson has served as the Vice Commander of the 119th Wing since October 2008. Olson began his military career when he enlisted in the North Dakota Air National Guard in
  • Happy Hooligans welcome home Services Airmen

    The 119th Wing, N.D. Air National Guard will welcome six Airmen returning home from United Arab Emirates on Tuesday at approximately 12:21 p.m. on NW FLT #3645 at Hector International Airport. Tech.Sgt. Samantha Clarke, Moorhead, Minn., Tech.Sgt. Terry Moser, Crookston, Minn., Staff Sgt. Lezlee Pihlgren, Moorhead, and Senior Airman Mandy Herrmann,
  • Happy Hooligans welcome home Firemen

    The 119th Wing, N.D. Air National Guard will welcome two Airmen returning home from Iraq on Saturday at approximately 2:11 p.m. on Northwest Flight #3639 at Hector International Airport. Staff Sgt. Chris Pieper, Fargo, and Senior Airman Jason Dewar, Moorhead, are firefighters with the 119th Civil Engineer Squadron. The Airmen deployed to Baghdad,
  • ‘Trash to Treasure’ art event at Air Guard

    The North Dakota Air National will host the first ever 'Trash to Treasure' art event at the 119th Wing on Sunday from 3-5 p.m. Children of Air Guard members will bring trash and other recycled items from home to create unique works of art to be entered in a national contest sponsored by the National Guard Bureau in Arlington, Va. "The goal of the