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Military

ND senators pay tribute to Air Force 75th year

WASHINGTON – Sen. John Hoeven, R-ND, along with his fellow U.S. Senate Air Force Caucus Co-chairs Sens. John Boozman, R-Ark., Jon Tester, D-Mont., and Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, this week introduced a Senate resolution commemorating the 75th anniversary of the Air Force as an independent military ...

Wall of Honor placed to mark Remembrance Day

Minot Wreaths Across America has placed a Wall of Honor in the lobby of the Grand Hotel in remembrance of POW/MIAs on Sept. 16, which is the National POW/MIA Remembrance Day.  The wall will be on display for two weeks. The POW/MIA Wall of Honor includes 47 names of those from North ...

Minot AFB airmen take part in missile test launch

BARKSDALE AIR FORCE BASE, La. - Air Force Global Strike Command airmen launched an unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile equipped with three test re-entry vehicles from Vandenberg Space Force Base, California, on Wednesday at 1:13 a.m. Pacific Time. The ICBM’s reentry ...

Communication classes looking for veterans’ stories

WILLISTON — Kim Weismann, professor and chair of the Communication, Arts and Human Sciences Department at Williston State College, and her Interpersonal Communication classes are collecting veterans’ stories for an oral history project. The idea originally started as a conversation ...

Program set for ND Veterans Cemetery’s anniversary

MANDAN – A commemoration is being planned for Aug. 31 at 1 p.m. at the North Dakota Veterans Cemetery, south of Mandan, to observe 30 years since the cemetery began operations. A program will be held at 1 p.m. featuring retired Maj. Gen. Alexander P. Macdonald.