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  • CDC makes renovations on Grand Forks AFB

    A $280,000 renovation at the Child Development Center, in addition to continuous team building, has been improving not only the interior of the facility, but also the quality of child care on Grand Forks Air Force Base, North Dakota.
  • Vigil hosted for Air Force family who died in a vehicle accident

    A non-denominational vigil was held to honor the lives of Staff Sgt. Anthony James Dean, his wife Chelsi Kay Dean and their two children Kaytlin Merie Dean, 5, and Avri James Dean, 1, November 28, 2018, in the St. Timothy’s Catholic Church, Manvel, North Dakota.
  • Air Force family in fatal highway accident identified

    Staff Sgt. Anthony Dean, 25, assigned to the 69th Maintenance Squadron, was killed in a vehicle accident near Billings, Montana early Saturday morning. Dean’s remains were recovered alongside those of his wife Chelsi Kay Dean, 25. Also presumed deceased in the accident are their two daughters Kaytlin Merie Dean, 5, and Avri James Dean, 1.
  • Dakota Zoo releases hawk rescued at Grand Forks AFB

    A Swainson’s hawk was released from a raptor rehabilitation center dedicated to birds of prey at the Dakota Zoo November 15, 2018, in Bismarck, North Dakota, after being rescued at Grand Forks Air Force Base a month prior.
  • 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.