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  • Happy Hooligans honored at Hometown Heroes Salute Ceremony

    Today the Happy Hooligans honored more than 250 Airmen during a Hometown Heroes Salute ceremony that took place at the 119th Wing, North Dakota Air National Guard.Gov. John Hoeven, Maj.Gen. David Sprynczynatyk, N.D. adjutant general, Col. Rick Gibney, 119th Wing commander and Col. Robert Becklund, former 119th Wing commander spoke to about 500
  • Happy Hooligans to be honored at Hometown Heroes Salute

    In 2002, Tech. Sgt. Scott Kaufman was part of a group of six firemen from the North Dakota Air National Guard who deployed to Afghanistan for six months. He took part in a critical mission to prepare the air base there for flying operations. Since then, many of these firefighters have deployed more than three times to various locations such as
  • Happy Hooligans host Pilot for a Day

    On Friday a young boy will get the chance to be the center of attention for the day as the Happy Hooligans host another 'Pilot for a Day' event at the 119th Wing. 'Pilot for a Day' is a cherished event organized by the North Dakota Air National Guard to honor a child who is fighting or has overcome a life-threatening illness or condition. Sean
  • Local Federal Employees Honored at Luncheon

    Today local federal employees were honored during the Fargo-Moorhead Federal Executive Association (F-M FEA) Awards Luncheon that took place at the Fargo Holiday Inn. "This is a time to set aside each year to honor the men and women who serve America's federal, state and local government employees. These individuals were nominated by their
  • Happy Hooligans mentor visitors from Ghana

    What does the 119th Wing and the Ghanaian Air Force have in common? Transformation.In 2007 when the last F-16 departed from the119th Wing, effectively ending a 60-year fighter mission, the Happy Hooligans witnessed insurmountable change as they began their new missions of flying the C-21A Lear Jet and the MQ-1 Predator. The success of the Happy
  • Heroes Come Together to Support their Guardsmen

    There are many types of heroes. There are heroes whose mission in life is to reach out and help those in need and there are other heroes who have overcome insurmountable grief and now use their experience to help others. The Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors, or TAPS,  National Seminar took place in Washington, D.C., over Memorial Day
  • Happy Hooligans welcome home Airman from 14th Deployment

    Tomorrow the North Dakota Air National Guard will welcome a dedicated Happy Hooligan returning home from Afghanistan on United Airlines flight 6554 at 4:02 p.m. Lt. Col. Dan Bertsch, a staff judge advocate (SJA), and one of the senior attorney's in the North Dakota Air National Guard, will return from his 14th deployment, all of which have been
  • Happy Hooligan crowned Mrs. North Dakota America

    119th Wing North Dakota Air National GuardPHOTO RELEASECOWORKERS: Newly crowned Mrs. North Dakota America, Tech. Sgt. Tera Miller, of the 119th Operations Support Squadron, visits her work area June 7, at the North Dakota Air National Guard, Fargo, N.D. She is surrounded by her coworkers from left to right, Senior Master Sgt. Kevin Nelson, Tech.
  • Airmen Inspired at Good Grief Camp over Memorial Day Weekend

    As many people recuperate from an exhausting holiday weekend of fun with family and friends, five Airmen from the North Dakota Air National Guard reminisce about a different type of weekend. A weekend that truly represents what Memorial Day is about: honor, dedication and devotion to fallen military members and their families. Tech Sgt. Jodi
  • Happy Hooligans host Air Wing Expo at 119th Wing

    An Air Wing Expo is scheduled to take place at the 119th Wing, North Dakota Air National Guard tomorrow from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.The event is sponsored by the North Dakota Air National Guard Yellow Ribbon Program and will offer multiple networking and informational opportunities for the Airmen.There will be multiple organizations present at the expo to