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Grand Forks-Based Unit Receives Alert for Possible Mobilization

Thursday, February 11, 2021 at 11:00 pm

BISMARCK, N.D. — A North Dakota Army National Guard unit has received an alert for possible mobilization. If ordered to mobilize, the Grand Forks-based 1st Battalion, 188th Air Defense Artillery Regiment (1-188th ADA) would leave for duty in the National Capitol Region (NCR) early- to mid-summer 2021.

Air Defense Artillery


Engineer Unit Receives Alert for Possible Mobilization

Tuesday, February 2, 2021 at 04:30 pm

Categories: 2021

BISMARCK, N.D. — A North Dakota Army National Guard unit has received an alert for possible mobilization. If ordered to mobilize the Devils Lake-based 835th Engineer Utilities Detachment would deploy to the U.S. Central Command (USCENTOM) area of operations mid to late summer 2021.


N.D. National Guard Increases Support to Inauguration

Friday, January 15, 2021 at 02:44 pm

Categories: 2021

BISMARCK, N.D. — The N.D. National Guard adjutant general, Maj. Gen. Al Dohrmann announced additional support to the Jan. 20 presidential inauguration in Washington, D.C.

Approximately 130 Soldiers from the 816th Military Police Company will join 20 previously scheduled N.D. Guard members in support of the 59th presidential inauguration. The unit is headquartered in Dickinson, N.D., with a detachment in Bismarck.


N.D. Adjutant General Announces Changes to Army Guard Force Structure

Friday, January 15, 2021 at 01:33 pm

Categories: 2021

BISMARCK, N.D. — The North Dakota National Guard adjutant general announced force structure changes affecting the Williston-based 818th Engineer Company (SAPPER).

“The National Guard Bureau is adjusting Army engineer force structure nation-wide,” said Maj. Gen. Al Dohrmann, adjutant general. “What this means for North Dakota is the eventual transfer of the 818th Engineer Company to another state. This doesn’t mean that we won’t have N.D. National Guard presence in the city. We are committed to a long-term unit presence in Williston.”

 


N.D. National Guard and Department of Human Services Receive U.S. Army Award for Suicide Prevention Efforts

Wednesday, January 13, 2021 at 03:00 pm

Categories: 2021

Today, the U.S. Army recognized the North Dakota National Guard and the North Dakota Department of Human Services’ Division of Field Services with the 2020 Army Community Partnership Award during a virtual ceremony. This award recognizes the collaboration between the two agencies in an initiative to mitigate the risk of suicide by service members.


N.D. Guard Reaches Milestone in COVID Support

Thursday, November 19, 2020 at 04:30 pm

Categories: 2020

The North Dakota National Guard reached a new milestone in their
domestic support operations yesterday when COVID-19 support exceeded the efforts of their
2011 state-wide flood support mission.


164th Regional Training Institute Mission Continues thru Pandemic

Monday, September 28, 2020

Categories: 2020

By MAJ. Chance D. Schaffner, 164th REG RTI OIC/QA

 

The N.D. National Guard’s 164th Regional Training Institute (RTI-ND) at Camp Grafton Training Center, near Devils Lake, N.D., has not allowed the COVID 19 pandemic to slow its strategic march forward. In adapting to a changing environment, the RTI-ND has postured itself to supporting immediate and future training needs of the Army. As initial shock set into the nation in mid-March and classrooms went empty in May, the staff continued planning restart procedures to receive students in a safe manner.


Hooligan Hot-wire

Monday, September 28, 2020

Categories: 2020

Stories from the North Dakota Air National Guard, by Chief Master Sgt. David H. Lipp

Air Force’s 73rd Birthday Worship Service

POTUS Support at Fargo Air Base

Hooligan Colonel Retires


N.D. 2021 Best Warrior Competition

Monday, September 28, 2020

Categories: 2020

by Sgt. Michaela C.P. Granger, 116th Public Affairs Detachment

Seventeen Soldiers from the North Dakota National Guard competed in North Dakota's 2021 Best Warrior Competition (BWC) August 13-16, 2020 at Camp Grafton Training Center near Devils Lake, N.D. “The Best Warrior Competition takes character, confidence and commitment,” said State Command Sgt. Maj. Derek J. Heck. BWC challenges each Soldier to prove their military knowledge and strength and matches it against that of their fellow Soldiers in scenarios that replicate battlefield situations. Over the four days, N.D. Soldiers challenged themselves to prove that they were the best warrior in the state.


ESGR Update

Monday, September 28, 2020

Categories: 2020

ESGR

By Mr. Delton Steele, North Dakota ESGR State Chair