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‘Shot down over the A Shua Valley’

January 13, 2013 The mission was a “double cycle” in that the front half of the mission was “out of country” as in Laos, and after air-refueling the second half was done “in country,” that is RVN (Republic of... more »»

N.D. man recalls Vietnam War Linebacker operation

December 17, 2012 FARGO –Randy Wimmer, of Fargo, was checked out as an Air Force B-52 navigator only a few months before participating in Operation Linebacker II in December 1972 – 40 years ago. more »»

Soldiers return from innovative training in Iowa

December 2, 2012 CAMP DODGE, Iowa – “It was a rush being under the helicopter doing hands-on training that we have not done before,” Sgt. more »»

A hero’s story

November 18, 2012 Toby Oothoudt never knew his father, U.S. Navy Radioman 1st Class Marvin Dewayne Oothoudt. Toby was born in Minot three weeks after his father was killed in action in World War II. more »»

Security forces ‘kick up’ techniques

October 29, 2012 MINOT AIR FORCE BASE – Security forces airmen at Minot Air Force Base took part in a weeklong martial arts training seminar at the base Oct. more »»

Hard work earns Minot AFB Youth Center big money

October 29, 2012 MINOT AIR FORCE BASE – Minot Air Force Base’s Youth Center was recently awarded the 2012 Maytag Dependable Club Award through the Boys and Girls Club of America and with it $100,000 in grants. more »»

B-52 going strong at Minot AFB

October 21, 2012 Editor’s note: The last B-52 bomber (61-1040) came off the assembly line at Boeing in June 1962 and was brought to Minot Air Force Base Oct. 26, 1962 – 50 years ago. Col. James Dawkins J. more »»

Association works with community

October 17, 2012 By SENIOR AIRMAN JOSE L. more »»

In the Military

October 17, 2012 Sara Fundingsland, a 2011 Minot High School graduate and current student at North Dakota State Univer-sity, Fargo, completed basic military training in the U.S. Air Force Oc. more »»

Pilots team up with maintainers

October 8, 2012 MINOT AIR FORCE BASE – Imagine joining the Air Force with a job to maintain the B-52H Stratofortress and its weapon syste. more »»

ICBM enterprise gets a boost

October 8, 2012 MINOT AIR FORCE BASE – The 91st Missile Wing at Minot Air Force Base reached a historic milestone on Sept. more »»

B-52s news

September 24, 2012 A community drive is underway by the Minot Area Chamber of Commerce’s Military Affairs Committee to raise $75,000 for a model B-52 bomber for Minot Air Force Base. more »»

Defense Department and VA to fund $100 million PTSD and TBI study

September 24, 2012 The Department of Defense and the Department of Veterans Affairs announced they are investing more than $100 million in research to improve diagnosis and treatment of mild Traumatic Brain Injury an... more »»

American300 Never Quit volunteer speakers visit base

September 17, 2012 MINOT AIR FORCE BASE – Airmen at Minot Air Force Base had the opportunity recently to meet world champion cage fighter Chris Lytle and renowned comedian and musician Jim Peters, while they toured... more »»

Special visitor

August 6, 2012 MINOT AIR FORCE BASE – The new commander of 20th Air Force visited Minot Air Force Base to meet with airmen and share his mission vision for the future during his first orientation visit here July... more »»

Soaring over the Souris

July 2, 2012 The Snowbirds, the world-famous Canadian Forces aviation troupe, lead the Soaring Over the Souris air show at the Minot International Airport on July 4. more »»

Reunion planned for veterans

June 18, 2012 NEW TOWN – Former crew members of the USS Arikara, a ship that saw service through World War II, Korea and Vietnam and also peace time, will be holding a reunion in North Dakota for the first time. more »»

Yellow Ribbon license plates available

June 18, 2012 BISMARCK – Yellow Ribbon vehicle license plates to show support of veterans now are available to the public. more »»

Veterans committee donates to PTSD & TBI treatment facility

June 18, 2012 BISMARCK – The Administrative Committee on Veterans Affairs has donated $5,000 to HeartSprings Community Healing Center, a Fargo-based nonprofit organization, for research and development of a... more »»

Funds raised benefit Minot AFB

February 13, 2012 Donations are being accepted for the 26th Annual Military Affairs Committee’s Prairie Warrior Competition Auction set for Saturday, March 31, at the Holiday Inn-Riverside in Minot. more »»



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