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Solberg promoted to brigadier general of N.D. Air National Guard

September 7, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO The North Dakota Air National Guard base in Fargo has been mostly quiet since its 66-year flying mission ended last month, but spirits soared toward the future Saturday. Continue Reading

Cass County, West Fargo help effort to keep Air Guard mission in Fargo

May 13, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Cass County and West Fargo, N.D., are contributing to the effort to lobby for the continuation of a manned flying mission at the Air National Guard base in Fargo. Continue Reading

Fargo Air Guard gets new mission; GFAFB considered for new tankers

February 4, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Fargo Air National Guard 119th Wing officials dismayed at the loss of the C-27J transport program received good news on Friday with the announcement of a new mission. Along with Friday’s announcement for the Fargo base, the Department of Defense announced Grand Forks Air Force Base may be considered as a home for the KC-46 refueling tankers. Continue Reading

Iowa Air National Guard to conduct training runs

August 5, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) The Iowa Air National Guard says residents in northwestern Iowa should expect to see and hear low-flying military planes participating in training operations over the next several months.

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119th’s new mission: Fargo home to C-27J cargo plane starting in 2013

October 15, 2010 in INFORUM

North Dakota Air National Guard officials and Gov. John Hoeven came away impressed Friday from their first close-up look at the cargo plane that will become the Fargo-based 119th Wing’s new mission in 2013. Continue Reading