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  • 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.
  • CDC, Youth Programs Closed 1/10 & 1/11 2019

    Grand Forks Air Force Base officials have closed the Child Development Center and Youth Programs January 10 and 11, 2019, out of abundance of caution due to an increase of gastrointestinal illness.
  • U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds scheduled to perform in 2020

    Grand Forks Air Force Base welcomes back the U.S. Air Force’s premier aerial demonstration team, the Thunderbirds, for an Air and Space Expo, August 1 and 2, 2020. It will be the first time since May 22, 2010 Grand Forks AFB has opened its gates for an air show featuring the Thunderbirds.
  • 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.