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Earlier this week, the Grand Forks AFB Chapel hosted a free dinner for Airmen living in the dorms. The home-cooked meal was the first of many to be provided for the Airmen while the Airey Dining Facility is closed for renovations.

#takingcareofAirmen #volunteer #GFiscooler #food2.0

Air Force Chaplain Corps | Air Combat Command | CMSAF Kaleth O. Wright

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Since the dining facility closure, GFAFB Airman living in the dorms have to cook for themselves a lot more often. For those looking for an easy and healthy meal to enjoy, look no further!

For information about healthy cooking classes and more, visit the Grand Forks AFB Health Promotion Office page!

#WotN #Grandforksiscooler #healthycooking #FittoFight

Healthy Cooking: Honet Dijon Chicken and Sweet Potatoes

Since the dining facility closure, GFAFB Airman living in the dorms have to cook for themselves a lot more often. For those looking for an easy and healthy meal to enjoy, look no further!For information about healthy cooking classes and more, visit the Grand Forks AFB Health Promotion Office page! #WotN #Grandforksiscooler #healthycooking #FittoFight

Posted by Grand Forks Air Force Base on Saturday, April 21, 2018

With the renovations at the Airey Dining Facility, our dormitory residing #Airmen are preparing their own food, and food safety is important to keep in mind. #WotN #foodsafety #GFisCooler
For more information about food safety, go to https://www.cdc.gov/foodsafety/ or call GFAFB Public Health at (701) 747-5511

U.S. Air Force Medical Service - AFMS | CDC | AFMS - Grand Forks - 319th Medical Group

Food Safety

With the renovations at the Airey Dining Facility, our dormitory residing #Airmen are preparing their own food, and food safety is important to keep in mind. #WotN #foodsafety #GFisCoolerFor more information about food safety, go to https://www.cdc.gov/foodsafety/ or call GFAFB Public Health at (701) 747-5511U.S. Air Force Medical Service - AFMS | CDC | AFMS - Grand Forks - 319th Medical Group

Posted by Grand Forks Air Force Base on Saturday, April 14, 2018

Don't forget the Air Force Assistance Fund campaign started earlier last month! Your potential contributions go towards providing for fellow Airmen and their families in need, including covering the cost of living or medical expenses, emergency travel, childcare, or even tuition.

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#themoreyouknow #AirForceAssistanceFund #WotN #GFiscooler

Feeling a little under the weather? Did you know the AFMS - Grand Forks - 319th Medical Group has walk-in operations for coughs and colds?

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You never know who might be listening! Stay vigilant and always be aware of your surrondings. #Looselipssinkships #GFisCooler #OPSEC

OPSEC

You never know who might be listening! Stay vigilant and always be aware of your surrondings. #Looselipssinkships #GFisCooler #OPSEC

Posted by Grand Forks Air Force Base on Monday, April 9, 2018

Construction at the front gate was delayed last week and is scheduled to begin tomorrow, April 9.

What you need to know:
- Construction will take place April - June 2018
- Normal operating hours will be maintained at the gate however minimal delays may occur due to traffic flow
- Traffic lanes into base will be routed around the parking lot but still open. Pay attention and follow construction signs for the flow of traffic.
- Outbound lanes will not be impacted.
- The Visitor's Center will remain fully functional with regular hours

Stay tuned for further updates.

Warriors of the North work to improve their readiness through a firearms course with our combat arms professionals. Check out these photos from a recent class! #GFAB #ACCAirmen #AirForceReadiness #GlobalHawkBase

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The base dining facility officially closed for renovations on Wednesday, April 4, and will remain under construction until early fall. See the attached article and share with Airmen who live in the dorms, as they are the ones who can expect to see changes regarding their basic allowance for sustenance and dining options.

http://www.grandforks.af.mil/News/Article/1486908/airey-dining-facility-closed-for-renovations/

Air Combat Command #WotN #GFiscooler #Readiness

Due to unforeseen circumstances, our regularly scheduled Facebook live with Wing leadership is cancelled for this evening. Stay on the lookout for a future date and time to be announced here!

Don't forget, if you have questions, comments or concerns, you can submit those at any time through the Commander's Action Line.

Concrete barriers will be moved into place at the front gate tomorrow in preparation for the construction that will begin on Monday.

As a reminder, the front gate and visitor’s center will remain OPEN during the construction, but please pay attention and follow the traffic signs to avoid any issues.

Thank you for your patience and understanding while these improvements are made.

Grand Forks AFB leaders and experts conducted an extensive review of the installation's security procedures and shortfalls Wednesday. During the day's events, the 319th Air Base Wing leadership also had an opportunity to meet with security forces Airmen to thank them for all they do.

#FightingfromtheForks #WotN #ACC #Airmen #GlobalHawkBase

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Thanks to AU-ABC partnerships with University of North Dakota, Airmen can apply their CCAF degree towards Bachelor's degree programs in General Studies, Psychology, and now... Communication! #GlobalHawkBase #GlobalHawkCommunity #GFisCooler #Education

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Please be advised, throughout the day you may hear alarms, giant voice or other sounds or see emergency vehicles responding to incidents. Do not be alarmed! This is part of an exercise to bolster our readiness. #BeReady

Today, we are kicking-off the Air Force Assistance Fund (AFAF) campaign! For more information go to www.afassistancefund.org

Air Force Assistance Fund

Today, we are kicking-off the Air Force Assistance Fund (AFAF) campaign! For more information go to www.afassistancefund.org

Posted by Grand Forks Air Force Base on Tuesday, March 27, 2018

#WotN, remember that you have until December 31, 2018 to opt into the Blended Retirement System, if eligible. Check out the website linked below to find out more!

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Congratulations to the newest Chief Master Sgt. selects!

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You may notice our defenders stepping up their training game. Remain vigilant, but don’t be alarmed if SF activities seem more robust.

Happy National Puppy Day! Our puppies pack a punch! #nationalpuppyday #militaryworkingdogs #GFiscooler #IloveGF

Happy National Puppy Day! Our puppies pack a punch! #nationalpuppyday #militaryworkingdogs #GFiscooler #IloveGF

Posted by Grand Forks Air Force Base on Friday, March 23, 2018

Our Warriors of the North are constantly leading the way. The Joint Outpatient Experience Survey (JOES) Report showed our Mental Health Clinic was one of the Air Force’s “Best of the Best” in 2017, and it was the only Mental Health Clinic on the list!

25th Air Force | Air Combat Command | AFMS - Grand Forks - 319th Medical Group | U.S. Air Force Medical Service - AFMS | United States Air Force

Warriors of the North
Normal reporting is in effect for today. As always, drive safely & notify your supervisor if you have extraordinary circumstances.

Although it doesn’t feel like it, summer is around the corner and that means construction season is coming to GFAFB! The first of which will be at the main gate on April 9.

What you need to know:
- April-June 2018, the main gate barriers will be replaced
- The gate will maintain normal operating hours, but minimal delays may occur due to the traffic flow
- Traffic lanes in-bound will be routed around the parking lot but still open. Follow the posted construction signs for the flow of traffic. Out-bound lanes are not impacted
- The Visitor’s Center will remain fully functional with regular hours

Updates & reminders will be posted as construction progresses.

Airmen put their readiness to the test during a recent exercise at Grand Forks AFB.

25th Air Force | Air Combat Command | United States Air Force

In memory of Rep. Louise Slaughter, who served more than 31 years in the House of Representatives, the flags at our main gate will be at half staff in her honor.

Master Sgt. Byron G Ball recently completed the #worldmarathonchallenge! Watch how this #WotN set out and met his goal. #GFisCooler Air Combat Command

World Marathon Challenge

Master Sgt. Byron G Ball recently completed the #worldmarathonchallenge! Watch how this #WotN set out and met his goal. #GFisCooler Air Combat Command

Posted by Grand Forks Air Force Base on Wednesday, March 14, 2018
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