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Military

ND Army National Guard’s compete in Best Warrior Competition

DEVILS LAKE — Twenty-two North Dakota Army National Guard soldiers from across the state pushed through physical and mental challenges during this year’s Best Warrior Competition (BWC) held Aug. 12-15 at Camp Grafton Training Center, near Devils Lake. Over four days, the N.D. Guard ...

ND senators criticize actions in Afghanistan

WASHINGTON — North Dakota’s U.S. senators have raised criticism of the Biden Administration’s handling of Afghanistan in light of Taliban advances in that county. “President Biden is responsible for the tragedy unfolding in Afghanistan. When he announced his withdrawal plans months ...

Sendoff ceremony honors ND Guard engineers going to SW Asia

DEVILS LAKE — Fifty-four soldiers of the North Dakota Army National Guard’s 835th Engineer Utilities Detachment were honored on Friday at a sendoff ceremony at the Lake Region State College in Devils Lake in preparation of a year-long U.S. Central Command mission. Nearly 400 family, friends ...

Sendoff ceremony for ND National Guard engineers

DEVILS LAKE — Fifty-four soldiers of the North Dakota Army National Guard’s 835th Engineer Utilities Detachment (EUD) were honored on Friday at a sendoff ceremony at the Lake Region State College campus in Devils Lake in preparation of a year-long U.S. Central Command (USCENTCOM) mission. ...

Congress passes PAWS for Veterans Therapy Act

The U.S. Senate unanimously passed the Puppies Assisting Wounded Servicemembers (PAWS) for Veterans Therapy Act. Kevin Cramer, R-N.D., Senate Veterans Affairs Committee member, introduced the bipartisan bill along with Thom Tillis, R-NC, Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz., and Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif. ...