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Category: Military

Burlington Man Sentenced to Two Years 

Final defendant in fake military gear scheme  PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The third and final defendant in an illegal scheme to supply $20 million worth of substandard counterfeit clothing and gear made in China to the U.S. military has been sentenced to two years in prison, federal prosecutors said.  Terry…
October 21, 2022

Immigrants Lead Pledge

Two Airmen from the Minot Air Force Base Lead Pledge at Council Meeting lydia.hoverson@mydakotan.com  MINOT – Immigrants expressed their reverence for the United States by leading its pledge of allegiance in Minot. As part of his tradition of having people from the community lead the pledge before city council meetings,…
September 11, 2022

N.D. Adjutant General Announces New State Command Sergeant Major

BISMARCK — Maj. Gen. Al Dohrmann announced today that Command Sgt. Maj. Eric Binstock was selected as the next North Dakota Army National Guard state command sergeant major (SCSM). Binstock succeeds Command Sgt. Maj. Derek Heck, who has served in the position since December 2019. Binstock will formally assume SCSM…
August 8, 2022

New Benefits for Veterans

HOEVEN HELPS PASS LEGISLATION TO PROVIDE HEALTH CARE BENEFITS FOR VETERANS SUFFERING FROM TOXIC EXPOSURE  WASHINGTON – Senator John Hoeven, R-ND, a member of the Senate Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Committee, ssued the following statement after the Senate passed legislation to provide Department of Veterans Affairs health care…
August 3, 2022

Adjutant General Speaks on Loss of Velva National Guard Airman

FARGO — Maj. Gen. Al Dohrmann, North Dakota adjutant general, made the following statement regarding the death of a North Dakota National Guard Airman, Master Sgt. Brandon Sola, Velva. “Our North Dakota National Guard family mourns the loss of one of our family members,” saidDohrmann. “We will always remember Brandon’s…
June 30, 2022

Making a Difference: Disabled American Veterans

MINOT — If a veteran has any disability relating to their service in the military, there is a national organization called Disabled Americans Veterans (DAV) which will help those who have served the nation by providing a place where they can socialize with other disabled veterans, and it aids in…
June 18, 2022

Military Families Mental Health Services Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Senators Kevin Cramer (R-ND), member of the Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee, and Jon Ossoff (D-GA) introduced the bipartisan Military Families Mental Health Services Act to help military families access vital mental health care services. The bipartisan bill waives out-of-pocket costs for military families and veterans on…
June 14, 2022

Cramer's Statement in Honor of Memorial Day

Senator Kevin Cramer, R-ND, released the following statement today in honor of Memorial Day. "Today we commemorate our service members who gave the ultimate sacrifice during their service to our great country. We honor, mourn and remember them this Memorial Day." He is also speaking at the Memorial Day Ceremony…
May 30, 2022

Hoeven's Statement in observance of Memorial Day

BISMARCK — Senator John Hoeven, R-ND, released the following statement today in honor of Memorial Day. “We gather on Memorial Day to pay our respects to those who have made the ultimate sacrifice. We remember their honor and commitment to this country, and we support the families and loved ones…
May 30, 2022

Burgum's Statement Honoring Nation’s Fallen Military Heroes on Memorial Day

BISMARCK — Governor Doug Burgum released the following statement honoring our nation’s fallen military heroes today in observance of Memorial Day. “On Memorial Day – and every day – we honor the brave men and women who have stood in harm’s way and given their lives to protect our nation…
May 30, 2022
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