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Military

Funds sought for military advocacy

North Dakota’s military communities are asking the Legislature for $1.9 million for local efforts to support the state’s Air Force bases and National Guard. Minot, Grand Forks and Fargo each are proposed to receive $500,000 in Senate Bill 2240. Minot would receive an additional $400,000 ...

Karlsruhe native promoted to brigadier general

SHAW AIR FORCE BASE, S.C. – Rebecca McElwain, a Karlsruhe native, was promoted to brigadier general during a ceremony on Jan. 9, at Shaw Air Force Base in Sumter, S.C. McElwain is currently assigned to U.S. Army Central, where she serves as the assistant chief of staff, G8 comptroller and ...

Legislation to honor sacrifice

FESSENDEN — The sacrifice of a Wells County sailor who lost his life during a Vietnam Conflict training mission deserves to be recognized, according to supporters of a North Dakota House bill designed to do so. House Bill 1352 would designate a U.S. Highway 52 bridge over the James River ...

National defense bill authorizes funds for Minot AFB

This year’s National Defense Authorization bill for 2023 fully funds nuclear modernization efforts at Minot Air Force Base. Sens. Kevin Cramer and John Hoeven announced Thursday evening the U.S. Senate had passed the James M. Imhofe National Defense Authorization Act. The bill was named in ...