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Sub dubbed for North Dakota to be christened Saturday

November 1, 2013 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — North Dakota will get a special present today, its 124th birthday, when the nuclear-powered attack submarine, the USS North Dakota, is christened in Groton, Conn. It’s the second U.S. Navy ship to be named for the state. The first w…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Defense official: Several killed, up to 10 wounded in Washington Navy Yard shooting

September 16, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

WASHINGTON A Defense Department official says several people have been killed and as many as 10 have been wounded in a shooting at the Washington Navy Yard. Continue Reading

USS North Dakota to be commissioned in May

September 10, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK The USS North Dakota goes into service May 31. Continue Reading

US Navy to name ship after ND capital of Bismarck

June 7, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK The U.S. Navy is naming one of its new ships after North Dakota’s capital. Continue Reading

Battleship memorial gets facelift before reunion

May 31, 2013 in The Daily Republic

SIOUX FALLS (AP) A Sioux Falls man is leading an effort to spruce up the USS South Dakota battleship memorial in time for a reunion of Navy veterans at the end of June.
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Haiar Navy Achievement Medal

February 18, 2013 in The Daily Republic

Mass Communications Specialist Joshua David Haiar, Mitchell, has been awarded the Navy Achievement Medal.
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Great Plains Zoo hosting Navy Day on Monday

July 23, 2012 in The Daily Republic

SIOUX FALLS (AP) Sioux Falls’ zoo is hosting a Navy Day on Monday.
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Blue Angels soar in Sioux Falls

July 21, 2012 in The Daily Republic

SIOUX FALLS Acrobatic pilots including the U.S. Navy’s Blue Angels completed a picture-perfect practice day Friday in advance of this weekend’s two-day Sioux Falls Airshow.
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Military spending fight hits foreign oil, biofuel

July 19, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

ABOARD THE USS NIMITZ (AP) Some 100 nautical miles northeast of Oahu in the Pacific Ocean, a fleet of U.S. Navy fighter jets slings from the deck of the USS Nimitz aircraft carrier, leaving thin trails of smoke on the tight runway. Continue Reading

USS North Dakota crew members visit Dickinson

June 28, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

Two USS North Dakota crew members gave a presentation to the public Thursday at the Ramada Grand Dakota Lodge. They answered questions regarding the Virginia-class nuclear submarine being built in Groton, Conn., that is expected to travel the world. Continue Reading