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  • 09-063 Flood Feature: Supporting One Another - Shriners Supporting Guardsmen as Soldiers and Airmen Protect the City from Flooding

    Shriners here have temporarily shifted their focus from helping children to helping Soldiers. They're doing so by providing refreshments and dry shelter for citizen-Soldiers and citizen-Airmen, who have been activated to help fight a massive flood. The North Dakota National Guard recently has been focused on making sure the dike system in the Fargo
  • Flood Feature: N.D. Guard Uses Giant Sandbags to Stem Breach in Dike System at Oak Grove School

    The North Dakota National Guard and city officials called on big time air support Sunday to stem the tide of a major breach in the this city's flood protection system.A UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter from the North Dakota National Guard carried massive reinforced plastic bags of sand and clay dirt - one-ton sandbags - to the site of Fargo's Oak Grove
  • 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,