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Military

National Defense bill includes Minot AFB nuclear modernization projects

The fiscal year 2022 National Defense Authorization Act passed by the Senate Armed Services Committee Thursday includes advancing nuclear modernization projects at Minot Air Force Base, according to Sen. Kevin Cramer, R-ND. “Providing for the defense of our nation is the top priority of the ...

Cavalier Air Force Station to join U.S. Space Force

Senators Kevin Cramer and John Hoeven announced on Friday that Cavalier Air Force Station will join the U.S. Space Force on July 30. The site will be re-designated as the Cavalier Space Force Station and will continue to serve in the tracking of Earth-orbiting objects. Cramer is a member of ...

Local warbirds to fly at Oshkosh air show

Several warbirds at Dakota Territory Air Museum are heading for Oshkosh, Wis., to take part in EAA AirVenture Oshkosh, the worldwide known annual air show and gathering of aviation enthusiasts. The event runs from Monday through Aug. 1. Warren Pietsch, Minot, chief pilot for the warbirds, said ...

Minot AFB B-52s in Guam in support of Bomber Task Force

ANDERSEN AIR FORCE BASE, Guam – A group of U.S. Air Force B-52 Stratofortresses, airmen and support equipment from Minot Air Force Base deployed last week to the Indo-Pacific region in support of Pacific Air Forces’ Bomber Task Force. The Bomber Task Force demonstrates continued U.S. ...