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  • Put yourself in the way of beauty

    As many people may know, the winters in North Dakota are not something to take lightly. Frigid temperatures with extreme wind chills plague the season along with piles of snow and shortened periods of daylight. These conditions can be a deterrent for some Airmen to go out and can even lead to depression due to lack of vitamin D, among other
  • Warrior of the Week: Senior Airman David Chacon

    Unit: 319th Communications SquadronDuty title: High Frequency Global Communication System radio technicianTime in service: 3 years 3 monthsTime on station: 2 years 8 monthsHometown: Tampa, Florida1. Why is serving in the Air Force important to you?Serving is important to me because I am a first generation American and therefore the first to serve.
  • Warrior of the Week: Senior Airman Joshua Andrew

    Name: Senior Airman Joshua AndrewUnit: 319th Logistics Readiness SquadronDuty title: Individual Protective Equipment JourneymanTime in service: 5 years and 6 monthsTime on station: 1 year and 6 monthsHometown: Hill City, MinnesotaWhy is serving in the Air Force important to you?It has been a great opportunity to get out on my own and experience
  • Warriors of the North welcome back Tops in Blue

    The Air Force's Tops in Blue performed December 2 at the Chester Fritz Auditorium on the University of North Dakota campus and brought along two members from Grand Forks Air Force Base.Grand Forks was the 57th show out of 73 and is last stop in the United States before heading overseas to see deployed troops.Maj. Michael Rose, 69th Reconnaissance
  • Warrior of the Week: Airman 1st Class Jalen Young

    Unit: 319th Security Forces SquadronDuty title: Installation Entry ControllerTime in service: 1 yearTime on station: 7 monthsHometown: Raleigh, North Carolina1. Why is serving in the Air Force important to you?It is important because the U.S. Air Force is bigger than me. Serving my country along with serving the world's greatest military is
  • Warrior of the Week: Tech. Sgt. James Queen

    Name: Tech. Sgt. James QueenUnit: 319th Operations Support SquadronDuty title: Aerospace Ground Equipment Flight ChiefTime in service: 14 years and 10 monthsTime on station: 1 year and 3 monthsHometown: Clarksburg, West VirginiaWhy is serving in the Air Force important to you?Serving in the Air Force started as a way to better my life.  When the
  • Faith in Family: The Carcamos

    A career in the military offers many unique challenges and opportunities. Military members have an instant connection due to those shared experiences. Senior Master Sgt. Claudia Carcamo, 319th Air Base Wing executive superintendent, and her husband Chief Master Sgt. Marlon Carcamo, 319th Logistics Readiness Squadron chief enlisted manager, have
  • Faith in Family: The Heynes

    "Since our country's founding, brave members of our military have stood strong as one American team, ready to defend our homeland and safeguard the values for which we stand.  They represent the best our nation has to offer, and serving alongside them are proud and loving family members -- heroes on the home front.  Each day, they make sacrifices
  • Warrior of the Week: Shawn Leach

    Unit: 319th Civil Engineer SquadronDuty title: Emergency Management SpecialistTime in service: 23 years active duty (retired master sergeant)/5 months Department of Defense CivilianTime on station: 5 MonthsHometown: Arcadia, Nebraska1. Why is serving in the Air Force important to you?I love my country, and I love being an American and being able to
  • Not your average deployment: Looking back on Ebola in Senegal

    Out of all of the service members sent to combat the Ebola crisis, only a percentage of those members were U.S. Air Force Security Forces members - and an even smaller percentage were from Grand Forks Air Force Base.Staff Sgt. Alonzo Clark, 319th Security Forces Squadron security forces member, and seven other SF members here deployed to Senegal in