Maj. Mark McEvers was just playing basketball with some friends in Devils Lake when suddenly one of the players fell backward. Everyone gathered around the man who fell, McEvers said. He was having trouble breathing, and then his breathing stopped.
BISMARCK, N.D. - After a yearlong deployment to the middle east, the final three Soldiers of the 1919th Contingency Contracting Team (CCT) will arrive home in Bismarck on Tuesday at 2 p.m. They will arrive at the North Dakota National Guard's Army Aviation Support Facility south of the Bismarck Airport.
FARGO, N.D. - A flight doctor with the North Dakota Air National Guard has been named one of the best in the nation. Lt. Col. Fred Black, the 119th Wing chief of aerospace medicine, received the U.S. Air Force Clinical Excellence Award in the field-grade officer category for the Air National Guard.
FARGO, N.D. - More than six months after being placed on alert for a potential mission to Afghanistan, Soldiers of the Jamestown, N.D.,-based 817th Engineer Company (Sapper) learned that they will not be mobilized. The U.S. Army notified the unit that it will no longer be needed for the previously anticipated mission.
A branch of the North Dakota National Guard is preparing for the prestigious mission of guarding our nation's capitol. More than 150 soldiers are busy training at Camp Grafton for a year-long mission in Washington D-C that will begin this summer.
A North Dakota National Guard soldier killed in Afghanistan was laid to rest today. Services for 41-year-old Sgt. 1st Class Darren Linde of Devils Lake were this afternoon in Sidney, Mont., where he grew up.
It's been one week since Specialist Tyler Orgaard and Sergeant First Class Darren Linde were killed in action in Afghanistan. The honorable transfer of the fallen North Dakota National Guard soldiers took place this week.
Amber Schatz, Jennifer Thorgramson
, December 10, 2012
The military and civilian communities alike are rocked by the deaths of two North Dakota National Guardsmen while on duty in Afghanistan. Sargeant Linde and Sepcialist Orgaard are being praised for their service by state political and military leaders. The state legislature also held a moment of silence for the fallen soldiers today in Bismarck.
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