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Grand Forks Air Force Base
  • SECAF Heather Wilson visits Grand Forks AFB

    The Honorable Heather Wilson, the Secretary of the Air Force, visited Grand Forks Air Force Base, North Dakota, August 20, 2018.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Air Force provides support to new family

    Imagine being doubted, criticized and talked down to by your friends, wingmen or supervisors for a decision you happily made and proudly shared. That is what happened to Airman 1st Class Nicholas and Etelyn Cash, who happened to get married during their technical training after knowing each other for two months.
  • Warriors of the North make the cut

    Making the cut for any Air Force sports team is just a dream for hundreds of Airmen who never see their names on any sort of final list of selected members. For Airman 1st Class Justice Graham and Senior Airman Michael Higgins, that dream became a reality in 2017.