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  • Federal laws keep marijuana illegal for Airmen

    Although the legalization of recreational and/or medicinal use of marijuana is growing at the state level, it is important to understand that federal law has not changed concerning this matter. This notice is intended to serve as a reminder that the use of marijuana, cannabidiol, cannabinoid derivatives, and THC-infused products is prohibited for military members. Wrongful use and/or possession of these substances is unlawful under the Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ) via Article 112A.
  • Veterans Day concert tribute from the USAF Heartland of America Band

    The U.S. Air Force Heartland of America Band performed a free Veterans Day concert November 6, 2018, at the Chester Fritz Auditorium in Grand Forks, North Dakota.
  • Steady and ready: C-130 mainstay of medevac

    Since the Vietnam War, the C-130 Hercules has been a workhorse of aeromedical evacuation, and continues to serve as a reliable platform to move patients over long distances, allowing Airmen to provide critical care in the air, aid in disaster relief efforts, and bring warfighters home.
  • Airman involved in fatal highway accident identified

    Senior Airman David L. Pharaoh, 23, an Airman assigned to the 319th Security Forces Squadron, was killed in a vehicle accident October 1, 2018.
  • Selective Retention Bonus

    The Selective Retention Bonus (SRB) program is a monetary incentive paid to Airmen serving in certain selected critical military skills who reenlist for additional obligated service. The bonus is intended to encourage the reenlistment of sufficient numbers of qualified enlisted personnel in military skills with either demonstrated retention shortfalls or high training costs.
  • USAF Heartland of America Band to honor veterans with free public concert in Grand Forks, North Dakota

    The United States Air Force Heartland of America Band will perform a free, family-friendly Veteran’s Day themed concert in Grand Forks, North Dakota, at the Chester Fritz Auditorium.
  • POW/MIA Recognition Day honored by GFAFB

    Our Warriors of the North honored all service members who are, or ever were, prisoners of war or missing in action. Airmen from multiple squadrons volunteered to keep a POW/MIA flag moving during a 24-hour run, which was then carried to the honor guard building for a commemorative ceremony September 21, 2018.
  • CDC suspected abuse investigated

    While reviewing closed circuit TV footage of June 4th, 2018, base officials discovered suspected abuse of a child by child development center employee Donna Mae Anderson. In order to protect the integrity of the investigation and the privacy of the child involved, additional details cannot be released; however, Ms. Anderson is no longer employed at Grand Forks AFB. At this time, there are no other investigations of abuse at the child development center other than this isolated incident.
  • Meet the vehicle maintenance technicians of the 319 LRS

    Paul Holien, 319th Logistics Readiness Squadron heavy equipment mobile mechanic, prepares to work on a snow plow August 28, 2018, on Grand Forks Air Force Base, North Dakota. The 319 LRS is essential for the maintenance of vehicles to include snow plows on Grand Forks AFB, which are crucial during winter months. Without the assistance of snow plows