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  • North Dakota Airmen Deploy in Support of CENTCOM

    MINOT, N.D. - A small group of North Dakota Air National Guard Airmen assigned to the Minot, N.D.-based 219th Security Forces Squadron left this month for a six-month deployment to Southwest Asia, where they will support U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) operations.About 15 Airmen volunteered for the base defense and security operations mission being
  • Happy Hooligans name Outstanding Airman of the Year

    FARGO, N.D. -- The North Dakota Air National Guard, known as the "Happy Hooligans," recognized the "best of the best" during the 2013 Outstanding Airmen of the Year banquet on Saturday in Moorhead, Minn. Fifteen Airmen were nominated for the award based on their military and civic service during 2013.  Three Airman walked away with the prestigious
  • Military Families Gather for Winter Fun

    FARGO, N.D. -- A few more inches of snow came just in time for families of Airmen and Soldiers of the North Dakota National Guard, who gathered for a meal and winter activities at the Armed Forces Reserve Center in Fargo on Jan. 19.The Winter Holiday Party for Military Kids event, which was sponsored by American Legion Auxiliary Unit 02 and open to
  • Retiring N.D. Vietnam Veteran Among Last in Air Force

    When a North Dakota Air National Guardsman retired this weekend, it ended an era in the U.S. Air Force. Chief Master Sgt. James E. Clemenson is the last enlisted Airman to have been stationed in Vietnam to retire from the Air Force. After spending nearly 40 years as a "Happy Hooligan," Clemenson was honored at a retirement ceremony Saturday at the
  • Missions Ramp Up in Valley City as Baldhill Dam Increases Releases

    With releases from the Baldhill Dam expected to hit record levels this afternoon, folks throughout Valley City scrambled to reinforce levees that were high enough to withstand this week's crest. Now, they're facing a second crest that will become the city's historic record, topping the 2009 mark of 20.69 feet. By mid-afternoon today, the level