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  • Diversity and the Air Force

    The Air Force prides itself in its diversity. Many service members come from all parts of the world and share a common goal of protecting America’s freedom. The AF gives service members an opportunity to provide for their families, further their education, travel and have new experiences.
  • Diversity and the Air Force

    Service members come from all walks of life. Not a single service member is the same as another, considering each come from his or her own unique background. One of the most diverse group of service members is the one including those who come into the military from a different country seeking better opportunities.
  • Air Force offers 19 years of experience, excitement to career Airman

    Joining the U.S. Air Force in February of 1999, (now) Master Sgt. Brady Brammer had no idea he would spend nearly 20 years of his life traveling the world and earning opportunities he would never see outside of the military.
  • New Flight Leader Course at Grand Forks AFB

    The installation’s first Flight Leader Course was provided to enlisted members, officers and civilian employees in leadership positions May 8-10, 2018, in the Professional Development Center at Grand Forks Air Force Base, North Dakota.
  • Grand Forks AFB does its part to support Child Abuse Prevention Month

    “The greater a child’s terror, and the earlier it is experienced, the harder it becomes to develop a strong and healthy sense of self,” said Nathaniel Branden, author of Six Pillars of Self-Esteem.
  • Reflections of Chief Master Sergeants

    Recalling his early memories of the chief master sergeants who left impressions of exemplary leadership and model airmanship, (Ret) Chief Master Sgt. Calvin Markham expressively described Chief Master Sgt. Roberts. “This 6’3” polar bear grip, crusty old chief master sergeant walks in the room, and he represented protection,” said Markham using his hands to depict bear paws. “He took care of his Airmen. Whatever squadron he was in, that was the best squadron. When he was talking to you he knew all about your family when he walked into a room you knew everything was okay.”
  • 319th Security Forces Squadron Airmen endure sub-freezing temperatures to protect GFAFB

    A stream of cars lulled through the front gate of Grand Forks AFB on March 7, 2018, passing by piles of melting snow and ice. The 319th Security Forces Squadron Airmen on guard took turns checking the drivers’ identification cards, making sure everyone was authorized before allowing them to pass. The temperature was a comparatively ‘warm’ 22 degrees, considering the base defenders endured a heavy snowstorm just days prior while most of the base was relieved from work for the day.
  • An Airman's journey to his dream

    There was a crinkle in his forehead when asked to recount his past experiences; remembering the intricate details of trials and tribulations today could not be easy. When describing his experiences through his journey, he seemed to be the kind of person who would be relentless to achieve his dreams.
  • Enlisted RQ-4 Global Hawk pilots train at Grand Forks AFB

    Enlisted Airmen with the 69th Reconnaissance Group are scheduled to complete their final phase of mission qualification training to become RQ-4 Global Hawk pilots in early 2018 at Grand Forks Air Force Base, North Dakota. Master Sgt. Chris and Staff Sgt. Matt, student pilots, are among the first enlisted members to become remotely piloted aircraft pilots since President John F. Kennedy took office in 1961.
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