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Hoeven, Senate colleagues and Air Force leaders visit Minot AFB

MINOT AIR FORCE BASE – Sen. John Hoeven, a member of the Senate Defense Appropriations Committee, along with U.S. Air Force leaders and a bipartisan group of his Senate colleagues on Friday reviewed the dual nuclear missions of Minot Air Force Base. The officials included: – Gen. Charles ...

VA holds outreach event in Minot

The Fargo Veterans Affairs Health Care System is holding an outreach event in the Ward County Administration Building today from from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. A second outreach event will be held Friday in the Base Exchange at Minot Air Force Base from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Representatives from the Fargo ...

Minot AFB prepares for next-gen missile system

MINOT AIR FORCE BASE – As a precursor to the planned modernization of the nation’s Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile system, the Air Force is conducting field surveys of the Minot missile field to identify and document potential threatened and endangered species, wetlands, or ...

Vandenberg AFB site for next-gen ICBM formal training unit

WASHINGTON –Vandenberg Air Force Base, California, has been selected as the preferred location for the formal training unit for the Ground Based Strategic Deterrent, the new intercontinental ballistic missile. Acting Secretary of the Air Force John Roth selected the site, according to ...

California man wants to interview WWII combat vets

Rishi Sharma, from Agoura Hills, Calif., has a passion for World War II history and a profound reverence for everyday heroism of the Greatest Generation. So far he has interviewed 1,100 combat veterans in 47 states during the past four years. He came to Minot on Thursday to interview another ...