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  • 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."
  • 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.
  • AF motivates Airman to get, stay in shape

    Looking at Bristow now, standing at 5 feet 10 inches, weighing roughly 180 pounds, it is completely unapparent he used to weigh almost 220 pounds two years ago. With motivation from his brothers and the prospects of joining the Air Force, Bristow was able to accomplish his goals to improve his fitness and lose weight.
  • Suicide prevention is everyone’s responsibility

    Suicide prevention starts with recognizing the risk factors and warning signs, which allows for conversations to open up. Providing support services, talking about suicide, reducing access to means of self-harm and following up with loved ones are actions people can take to help others.
  • Dental assistant prevents dental disaster

    Prior to anesthetizing a tooth for drilling, about two months ago, Maj. Jon Federspiel, chief of dental services with the 319th MDG, incorrectly identified which tooth to drill. Luckily, Lopez spoke up, correcting the mistake and avoiding irreversible action on the wrong tooth.
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