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  • Lodging divestiture, right-sizing underway to ensure future mission success

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas -- The Department of the Air Force is divesting lodging operations at nine installations and right-sizing facility capacity at others to meet a Defense Department requirement that all lodging is self-sustaining without taxpayer funding. In a 2020 memorandum,

  • 319th Reconnaissance Wing’s Air Staff in development

    Editor’s note: Portions of this article were written from the Air Combat Command Wing HQ Standardization Playbook, Oct. 2022.“Ready for crisis before crisis … Ready for combat before combat” -- that’s the mission statement for the U.S. Air Force’s Wing Air Staff model.The 319th Reconnaissance Wing

  • North Spark develops security forces digital training tracker

    The 319th Security Forces Squadron teamed up with the North Spark Defense Laboratory at Grand Forks Air Force Base to implement a new web-based training tracker that has been able to drastically reduce administrative task within the squadron.

  • GFAFB hosts ‘YETI,’ prepares for ND winter

    It’s a common experience for airmen arriving for duty at Grand Forks Air Force Base to be welcomed with stories of winters past. But those stories alone are not enough to fully prepare airmen, especially those who have never lived in a winter climate, for what’s in store.

  • Base renames street, honors retired general

    Leaders from the 319th Reconnaissance Wing held a renaming ceremony Sept. 12, 2022, formally changing the name of J Street to Jones Street here. The name was changed to honor retired Maj. Gen. David M. Jones, a former pilot and general officer who served with the U.S. Army Air Forces and later the

  • 319th RW airmen complete readiness exercise validation

    The 319th Reconnaissance Wing tested its ability to rapidly mobilize and establish flight operations in an austere environment during Readiness Exercise Validation Global Griffin 09-22 held Sept. 26-30, on Grand Forks Air Force Base, North Dakota.