ND Air National Guard breaks ground on new facility

"This building is going to set us up for 20 to 30 years of doing what Hooligans do best; Leading missions in the entire National Guard and the entire Air Force."

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — The Happy Hooligans of the 119th Wing break ground on a $17.5 million facility. The construction project will be an operations facility for use by the 119th Operations Group at the North Dakota Air National Guard Base. “The reason this is being built and the folks that deserve the most gratitude are the airmen. This is…

Air National Guard Director Tours Fargo’s 119th Wing

They reviewed the base Reaper mission, as well as efforts to establish a new operations center

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – The Air National Guard director was in Fargo to hear about the important role the 119th Wing plays in supporting military operations around the globe. While in Fargo he heard about opportunities to enhance the base and strengthen the educational benefits. “The senator is right, we need smart people in the National Guard,” Lieutenant General Michael…

Hoeven Pushes For New Operations Center For Air National Guard In Fargo

current MQ-9 Reaper operations will have to stand down if a new building is not constructed on schedule

WASHINGTON — A new operations facility is needed for the 119th Wing in Fargo to support the unit’s mission. Sen. John Hoeven talked about that and other issues with the National Guard Bureau Chief. Hoeven wants to secure his support for legislation to expand health care and education eligibility and benefits for National Guardsmen and Reservists. He also wants support for…