NORTH DAKOTA AIR NATIONAL GUARD

Motorcycle crash victim was Carrington police chief

FARGO, N.D. – Officials say the man killed in a motorcycle crash this week on the interstate west of Fargo was the police chief of Carrington, North Dakota. The North Dakota Highway Patrol says Brandon Sola was also a master sergeant with the North Dakota Air National Guard in Fargo. The Highway Patrol says the 36-year-old Sola was thrown from…

Fargo-based Airmen named N.D. Air National Guard Family of the Year

Both Airmen are assigned to the 219th Security Forces Squadron which is part of the Fargo-based 119th Wing.

Award Presentation MINOT, N.D.–The North Dakota Air National Guard recently named Family of the Year during a ceremony at the Minot Air Force Base. Airmen Staff Sgt. Jessica Harper and Staff Sgt. Sarah Harper received the award. Both Airmen are assigned to the 219th Security Forces Squadron which is part of the Fargo-based 119th Wing. Maj. Greg Goodman, 219th Security…

“Heart Flight” Now a Permanent Exhibit at Fargo Air Museum

It includes two paintings of the F–4 fighter jet used in 1986 for the flight

FARGO, N.D. — Nearly 33 years ago, a North Dakota Air National Guard pilot was assigned one of the most important flights of his career. He transported a donated heart from Fargo to San Francisco, where a little boy was waiting for it to save his life. Gen. Becklund got the heart to Stanford University Medical Center in under four…

Veteran Who Co-Founded Fargo Air Museum And Co-Chaired Fargo AirSho Passes Away

Retired North Dakota Air National Guard Maj. Gen. Darrol Schroeder Was 88

FARGO, ND — Retired North Dakota Air National Guard Maj. Gen. Darrol Schroeder has passed away. He co-founded the Fargo Air Museum and served as co-chair of the Fargo AirSho from its inception in 1989. He also founded Schroeder Aviation in Davenport. Schroeder was inducted into the North Dakota Aviation Hall of Fame in 2009. Gov. Doug Burgum, who knew him…

Fargo’s Happy Hooligans To Welcome New Commander

Col. Darrin Anderson's change of command ceremony is Saturday

Col. Darrin AndersonFARGO, N.D. — The 119th Wing, North Dakota Air National Guard, is getting a new commander. The Happy Hooligans will welcome Col. Darrin Anderson during a change of command ceremony at 10 a.m. Saturday. The ceremony will take place in the aircraft maintenance hangar in front of the 119th Wing. They will also bid farewell to Col. Britt…