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Minot AFB Command Post wins Best Nuclear Command Post in AFGSC

MINOT AIR FORCE BASE — The 5th Bomb Wing Command Post at Minot Air Force Base was recently awarded the 2021 Air Force Global Strike Command Large Nuclear Command Post of the Year and 8th Air Force Nuclear Deterrence Operations Team of the Year. Command Post is the central command point for ...

MAFB man sentenced for possession of child pornography

Courtland Samuel Clark, 21, Minot Air Force Base, was sentenced on Monday to five years in prison, with all suspended but six months, and three years of supervised probation, for Class C felony possession of child pornography. North Central District Court Judge Todd Cresap also ordered Clark ...

Fort Buford Sixth Infantry celebrates 60th anniversary

WILLISTON – The Fort Buford Sixth Infantry Regimental Association is celebrating its 60th anniversary. It is one of the oldest living history organizations in the United States to this day. The organization was established in 1962 by Ben Innis, a North Dakota historian and promoter of ...

E-3 Sentries from Tinker AFB relocate to Minot AFB

MINOT AIR FORCE BASE -- E-3 Sentries from Tinker Air Force Base in Oklahoma relocated to Minot Air Force Base on Wednesday due to severe weather in the area of central Oklahoma, according to Minot AFB Public Affairs. The four aircraft and air crews moved to Minot AFB as part of normal weather ...

Veteran’s journals delivered to State Historical Society of ND

The family of a North Dakota World War II veteran made a special delivery to the State Historical Society of North Dakota on Tuesday. Virn McElwain, a graduate of Minot Teachers college, had not shared much with his family about his service with the U.S. Army’s 25th Field Hospital after ...

Many including Guard helicopter respond to BNSF derailment

BURLINGTON -- Fifteen cars of an eastbound BNSF Railway train derailed between Burlington and Des Lacs on Sunday at about 1 a.m. Lena Kent, general director of Public Affairs for BNSF Railway, said there were no injuries reported in the incident. Kent said the 15 derailed cars were carrying ...