Grand Forks Air Force Base

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.

GRAND 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 Base say she died…

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…

Meningococcal Meningitis Case Under Investigation At Grand Forks Air Force Base

They are working to identify and notify close contacts to ensure they receive appropriate antibiotics

GRAND FORKS AIR FORCE BASE — North Dakota Department of Health and Grand Forks Air Force Base are investigating a case of meningococcal meningitis. They are working to identify and notify close contacts to ensure they receive appropriate antibiotics. There is no risk to those who were not in close contact with the infected individual, who has not been identified….

Senate Passes Massive Defense Bill, House Takes Up Consideration Next

The bill includes a 3 percent pay raise for members of the Armed Forces

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Senate has passed a massive $750 billion defense bill on a bipartisan vote of 86 to 8. The National Defense Authorization Act, or NDAA, authorizes spending and provides policy outlines for the Pentagon. The bill includes a 3 percent pay raise for members of the Armed Forces. It authorizes $350 million in funding for upgrades to…

Vice President Pence Headed To F-M Area

He arrives late this morning at Hector International Airport and travels to the R & J Johnson Farms in Glyndon.

FARGO, N.D. (AP) _ Vice President Mike Pence plans two tour stops in Minnesota to talk about the stalled trade deal with Mexico and Canada. He’s likely to hear differing opinions on part of the plan to replace NAFTA. Pence is scheduled to begin his day Thursday at a farmstead 10 miles east of Fargo, where some agriculture leaders plan…

Airman Killed In Crash with Beet Truck Identified

23-year-old David Pharaoh was assigned to the 319th Security Forces Squadron at Grand Forks Air Force Base

GRAND FORKS, N.D. —¬†Authorities have identified a Grand Forks Air Force Base airman who died in a crash on Highway 2. The Air Force says 23-year-old David Pharaoh was assigned to the 319th Security Forces Squadron. He was a native of Texas. The Highway Patrol says Pharaoh was driving a pickup that rear-ended an empty sugar beet trailer Monday night….

Grand Forks Air Force Base Investigating Death of Airman

A news release from the base says Airman First Class Christian Clark, a native of Monroe, Georgia, was found dead Sept. 6th.

Grand Forks, N.D. (KNOX) – An airman at the Grand Forks Air Force Base has been found dead in his dorm room. A news release from the base says Airman First Class Christian Clark, a native of Monroe, Georgia, was found dead Sept. 6th. Clark was a high-frequency global communications system operations technician. Clark joined the Air Force in January…

President Donald Trump Signs Military Pay Hike, Money For North Dakota Missions

The measure will boost military pay by 2.6 percent, the largest hike in nine years

FORT DRUM, N.Y. — President Trump has signed a $716 billion defense policy bill named for ailing Arizona GOP Sen. John McCain. The measure will boost military pay by 2.6 percent, the largest hike in nine years. It includes $32 million for a Readiness Center in Fargo to house, support and train three Army National Guard units. Over $400 million…