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Air Force investigates alleged cheating at Grand Forks base

August 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — The U.S. Air Force is investigating allegations of air traffic control airmen cheating on proficiency tests at Grand Forks Air Force Base.
The investigation stems from the discovery of an airman with images of test material sharing t…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Air Force to sign lease for UAS park in June, Hoeven says

April 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., announced Thursday that the U.S. Air Force expects to sign a final lease for an unmanned aircraft systems business park in early June.
Grand Forks County will rent 217 acres at Grand Forks Air Force Base for…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Grand Forks Air Force Base breaks flight record with Global Hawk

April 4, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — Last weekend, a Global Hawk from Grand Forks Air Force Base flew back and forth over North Dakota for 34.3 hours without stopping.
The base said this week that was the longest flight by a military aircraft without aerial refueling an…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Grand Forks Air Force Base breaks flight record with Global Hawk

April 4, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — Last weekend, a Global Hawk from Grand Forks Air Force Base flew back and forth over North Dakota for 34.3 hours without stopping.
The base said this week that was the longest flight by a military aircraft without aerial refueling an…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Airman court-martialed for raping wife of deployed airman

January 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — An airman at Grand Forks Air Force Base was sentenced Monday at his court martial to 34 years in prison for raping a woman on base this past summer, the base said Thursday.

Senior Airman Jory Hodge, 23, broke into the home of an air…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Airman court-martialed for raping wife of deployed airman

January 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — An airman at Grand Forks Air Force Base was sentenced Monday at his court martial to 34 years in prison for raping a woman on base this past summer, the base said Thursday.

Senior Airman Jory Hodge, 23, broke into the home of an air…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

ND officials still hopeful Air Force base can get tankers

May 23, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK North Dakota’s governor and congressional delegation say they will continue to push for a new air refueling tanker mission at Grand Forks Air Force Base. Continue Reading

ND base commander ousted due to poor fitness

March 21, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

GRAND FORKS The ousted commander of Grand Forks Air Force Base says the Air Force’s decision to relieve him of command because of his failure to comply with physical fitness standards is “right, just and fair.” Continue Reading

Air Force delays announcing finalists for tanker mission

December 12, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The U.S. Air Force has delayed its decision to release a list of finalists among bases eligible to receive the KC-46A aerial refueling tanker mission, Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., said today. Continue Reading

GFAFB captain helps find MIA remains in homeland

December 7, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Huy Tran, a captain at Grand Forks Air Force Base, left his home country of Vietnam as an 11-year-old. This summer, 18 years later, he returned to his native land as an interpreter for a recovery team with a noble purpose to bring closure for Americans who lost family members in the Vietnam War. Continue Reading