Grand Forks Air Force Base

Airman charged, accused of buying gun used in GFAFB murder-suicide

Daesha Heard GRAND FORKS, N.D. – A Grand Forks Air Force Base airman is accused of buying a handgun court documents say was used in a murder-suicide at the base. Airman First Class Daesha Heard faces federal unlawful purchase of a firearm and false statement charges. ATF Special Agent Nicholas Bradt says agents interviewed Heard the day the shooting happened,…

Military Pay Raises And Funding For ND Military Missions Passes Senate

Bill Now Goes To The U.S. House

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Service members are closer to getting a three percent pay raise. It’s included in the latest National Defense Authorization Act which was just passed by the Senate. The bill includes funding for a number of North Dakota defense missions. It restricts the retirement of the global hawk at Grand Forks Air Force Base and provides for B-52…

GoFundMe seeks to gather justice for airman killed at Grand Forks Air Force Base

There will be a vigil for Natasha in Grand Forks on Wednesday.

  GRAND FORKS, N.D.–A GoFundMe is set up to seek to create positive change for women’s safety in the military after a shooting at Grand Forks Air Force Base last month. The account has a $100,000 goal and is aimed to gather what it calls “Justice for Airman First Class Natasha Aposhian.” The GoFundMe calls the campaign “a monumental journey”…

Airmen killed in shooting at Grand Forks Air Force Base identified

The Grand Forks Air Force Base was the first duty station for both airmen.

Airman First Class Natasha AposhianGRAND FORKS, N.D.–The two Airmen killed during a shooting incident at the Grand Forks Air Force Base on June 1 have been identified. 21-year-old Natasha Raye Aposhian, of Arizona, and 20-year-old Julian Carlos Torres, of Texas, both died. The website Stars and Stripes reports the parents of an Airman killed at the Grand Forks Air Force…

Grand Forks Air Force Base Col. Cameron Pringle speaks on deadly shooting

Two airmen died while in a dormitory at around 4:30 Monday morning

GRAND FORKS AIR FORCE BASE, N.D. — A shooting early this morning at the Grand Forks Air Force Base left two airmen dead. Col. Cameron Pringle says the two airmen died while in a dormitory at around 4:30 in the morning. He would not go into details about what led up to the shooting. The two were active-duty members of…

Two dead following shooting at Grand Forks Air Force Base

GRAND FORKS, N.D.–Two people have died following a shooting at the Grand Forks Air Force Base on Monday. The base emergency services responded to the shooting at approximately 4:30 a.m. and say two 319th Reconnaissance Wing active duty military members were killed. The names and units of the victims are being withheld until next-of-kin can be notified. Base emergency services…