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Joining in half way ‘round the world

May 17, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The total number of participants in all of the events of the Fargo Marathon this week will be about 24,000 at starting lines near the Fargodome. And 35 soldiers in Southwest Asia. Continue Reading

N.D. Air Guard may lose manned flying mission

March 7, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The Fargo-based 119th Wing would not get C-27J Spartan cargo aircraft as planned. The wing also is losing its current C-21 Learjet mission next year. The Happy Hooligans would continue to operate Predator drones, which are unmanned aircraft. And the wing would get an intelligence mission. Continue Reading

N.D. Air Guard Wing honored as outstanding for 14th time

August 6, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

The Fargo-based wing today was being presented with the Air Force Outstanding Unit Award for the 14th time. Military officials say that’s ahead of the norm of three-to-five times. Continue Reading

North Dakota National Guard unit honored

March 18, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

A North Dakota Air National Guard unit has been named the top such unit in the nation. Continue Reading

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Workload of North Dakota drone pilots examined

October 10, 2010 in INFORUM

Pomeroy says job’s ‘incredible pressure’ is taking a toll on plane operators

A North Dakota Air National Guard unit whose airmen once roared over the city in fighter jets and walked the streets in uniform is now the invisible force. But the group needs visible support, a congressman says. Continue Reading

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Happy Hooligans honored for their service to the US

September 11, 2010 in INFORUM

The line of airmen curved around the massive hangar: men and women being honored for serving their country and their state. It was a salute to these Happy Hooligans and their family members. Continue Reading

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Lieutenant colonel loses post pending sex case outcome

June 28, 2010 in INFORUM

A 45-year-old Fargo man accused of having oral sex with a teenage boy he met online is a lieutenant colonel in the North Dakota Air National Guard, a position he’s been removed from on a temporary basis. Continue Reading