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  • Flying High: Enlisted Pilots’ integral role in 12th RS

    In 2017, the Enlisted Pilot Initial Class (EPIC) consisting of 12 enlisted Airmen became the first enlisted pilots since 1942 to fly operational sorties. These highly qualified pilots were assigned to the 12th Reconnaissance Squadron at Beale and the 348th RS at Grand Forks Air Force Base, North Dakota, where they began flying reconnaissance missions in the RQ-4 Global Hawk alongside their commissioned counterparts.
  • Warriors of the North welcome Senator Kevin Cramer

    Senator Kevin Cramer met Airmen and leaders February 22, 2019, on Grand Forks Air Force Base, North Dakota, prior to receiving a mission in-brief from Col. Benjamin Spencer, 319th Air Base Wing commander.
  • Congressman Kelly Armstrong meets the Grand Forks AFB mission

    Congressman Kelly Armstrong's base visit on February 21, 2019, included a static display of an RQ-4 Global Hawk, and tour of the 319th Communications Squadron's High Frequency Global Communications System and 348th Reconnaissance Squadron's Global Hawk Operations Center.
  • Airfield lighting system upgrade among eight finalists for AFIMSC’s inaugural ‘Innovation Rodeo’

    One in a series profiling our AFIMSC Innovation Rodeo finalists. For more on the finalists and rodeo results, visit https://www.afimsc.af.mil/Innovation/
  • Grand Forks mothers, daughters learn about STEM

    Teams of mothers and daughters flowed into an upstairs room of the Grand Forks Public Library on a Saturday morning, January 26, 2019. The women and girls seated themselves in anticipation of the science, technology, engineering and mathematics workshop they came for, hosted by the base Airman and Family Readiness Center.
  • Grand Forks AFB public health team acts fast to combat virus

    Winter is infamous for wreaking havoc on immune systems and taking people down with the common cold, but when numbers abnormally started to rise on Grand Forks Air Force Base of military members, spouses and children experiencing a gastrointestinal virus in December, members of the 319th Medical Group took notice.
  • Transition doesn’t stop 69th Maintenance Squadron Detachment 1 mission

    The 12th Aircraft Maintenance Unit recently transitioned and became the 69th Maintenance Squadron Detachment 1 out of Grand Forks Air Force Base, North Dakota. The unit is responsible for keeping the RQ-4 at Beale serviceable and ready to provide high-altitude reconnaissance to commanders.
  • Grand Forks AFB earns 2018 Air Force Outstanding Unit Award

    General James M. Holmes, commander, Air Combat Command, recently announced the 319th Air Base Wing among the winners of the 2018 ACC Air Force Outstanding Unit award and Air Force Organizational Excellence award for June 1, 2016 – May 31, 2018.
  • Winter is here

    Airmen with the 319th Air Base Wing braved arctic air mass temperatures as they continued supporting base missions through an average temperature of 25 below zero – which felt like negative 61 with wind chill.
  • Letter for parents regarding viral gastroenteritis

    Grand Forks Air Force Base has become aware of children experiencing vomiting and/or diarrhea. From the information we have at this point, it appears that the illness might be caused by a virus. Fortunately, people infected with viral gastroenteritis usually recover quickly with rest and hydration.
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