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Grand Forks Air Force Base - Emerado, ND


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Do you know about all the benefits of registering on the Tricare-West website? Once you register, you can access their secure online tools and much more! #WotN #GFisCooler

TRICARE | AFMS - Grand Forks - 319th Medical Group

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Warriors of the North,
CE professionals are working diligently to restore power to those affected in base housing and the base campground. Estimated time for resolution is unknown at this time.

Congratulations to the 20 Airmen who completed a two-day, 16-hour Alpha Warrior Level 1 Battle Rig certification course! This training tested their physical and mental fitness, and cost some sweat and blood, but now they can continue on to train their Wingmen!

Air Combat Command | Alpha Warrior

#alphawarriormilitary #GrandForksAFB #WotN

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Thank you to everyone who helped make Grand Forks AFB's Freedom Fest such a success last week! There's nothing better than seeing the base community come together to celebrate as one big family. Tag #FreedomFest2k18 so we can see how you enjoyed the event!

United States Air Force | 25th Air Force | Air Combat Command | Paint The Town

#4thofJuly #GrandForksAFB #WotN #GFiscooler

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Have you heard about the Multicultural Expo happening next week? Come and celebrate our diversity 11a.m. on Friday, July 20th at Liberty Square! #WotN #GFisCooler #diversity

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We've made it through a string of rough weather lately! Have you been receiving the AtHoc notifications? If not, be sure to update your contact information. Active-duty members are responsible for inputting their spouse's information. Use the example below as a template! #SafetyFirst

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Have YOU been a part of any U.S. Air Force sports teams? What sports would you like to play for the USAF!?

#USAFsoccer #USAFsports #GlobalHawkCommunity

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Get ready, #WotN, Freedom Fest is today! Join in all the activities at 7p.m., across from Base Ops. Remember, if you plan on "Bringing Your own Beverage" adult or otherwise, no glass containers are allowed and designated drivers must be used if you plan on consuming.
#GFisCooler #Flagswag #Freedomfest

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This past weekend the base held the 5th Annual AutoX event! #WotN #GFisCooler

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Remember to join us tomorrow for the base app focus group meetings!

Meet the base Public Affairs team at the Airman & Family Readiness Center tomorrow, Thursday, June 28, during one of our three 30-minute sessions (10 a.m., 3 p.m., 6 p.m.)

These sessions are open to anyone with base access because you all make up this community (Military, Civilians, Retirees, and Dependents). Remember, this app is for you so we WANT YOUR INPUT!

#GFisCooler #GlobalHawkCommunity #GlobalHawkBase

Freedom Fest is one week away! Join us at 7 p.m., July 3rd, across from Base Ops for all the activities! The band "Paint the Town" is booked and there will be Private Org booths, children's events, a best dressed contest, and a fireworks show at dusk! #WotN #GFisCooler #Flagswag #FreedomFest

Happy National Hydration Day! Our bioenvironmental engineering technicians are hard at work making sure the water on base is up to standards. Don't forget to stay hydrated! Click the link below to check out the latest Consumer Confidence Report. #WotN #GFisCooler #NationalHydrationDay

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Every Warrior of the North supports the Global Hawk mission and our HVAC Airmen are doing their part by doing regular maintenance on the HVAC equipment to prepare for the seasons ahead. #GlobalHawkBase #GlobalHawkCommunity

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The 319th ABW Public Affairs office is working to create a one-stop shop for all information pertinent to the base in a user-friendly app. In order to do this, we need your help!

Meet the base Public Affairs team at the Airman & Family Readiness Center next Thursday, June 28, during one of our three 30-minute sessions (10 a.m., 3 p.m., 6 p.m.)

These sessions are open to anyone with base access because you all make up this community. Remember, this app is for you so we WANT YOUR INPUT!

#GFisCooler #GlobalHawkCommunity #GlobalHawkBase

Starting on Monday, 25 June, Eielson School gate will be open for only inbound traffic from 6:00am to 3:30pm, and it will be open for only outbound traffic from 4:00pm to 6:00pm!

Happy Tuesday! With PCS season at its peak, we wanted to share a helpful tool to get you and your families prepared for the move. The Housing Early Assistance Tool, or HEAT, allows you to get in contact with your future base, wherever it may be. For more information visit or

#PCSseason #HEAT #GFiscooler #GrandForksAFB #WotN

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

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Quick reminder: During our current main gate closure, all DoD ID Cardholders can use the Eielson School entrance from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. during the week. It’s located north of the main gate. The commercial gate on Highway 2 is open 24/7 until the main gate reopens. To avoid excess traffic and long delays, it may be best to use the school entrance during peak hours! #WotN #FightinFromTheForks

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Reminder: The front gate closes tomorrow! Please be mindful of the changes outlined in the attached article in preparation for your commute.

Mosquito season is here, but Airmen from pest management and public health are working together to keep the base population safe.

As you may have heard, Grand Forks county recently had a mosquito test positive for West Nile Virus. While this may be scary to some, there is no cause for alarm according to public health.

It is important to note, a mosquito tested positive, not a human. The actual statistics of West Nile Virus in humans is quite low. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, most people who contract West Nile do not have any symptoms, 1 in 5 people develop some symptoms, and 1 in 150 develop serious illness.

Do you want to learn more about our local community? Do you want to enjoy the beautiful summer weather North Dakota has to offer? Do you want to do those things and not have to drive yourself? Then check out this awesome opportunity! #GFisCooler #GlobalHawkBase #GlobalHawkCommunity

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The main gate will close June 18 - July 20, 2018, to complete construction of the guard shack and improved the security barrier.

Full details of entry/exit routes can be found in the attached article.

Thank you for your patience during this time.

Here in Grand Forks we do a lot of preparation for the winter weather, but what about the weather emergencies that can happen during the warmer months? It's always important to have a plan. To find out more about how you can make one and about what you can do to prepare, follow the link below. #WotN #Safety #GFisCooler

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Have you ever considered commissioning, or just want to know more about the process? This video has some helpful tips, and you can also call or visit the base Education Center for more information. #WotN #Education #GFisCooler

Air Force ROTC | 24th Training Squadron - Officer Training School

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WotN, aerial spray operations are underway again this morning.

Great news! Mosquito aerial operations will begin this morning and carry on throughout the day (weather pending).

As a reminder, the C-130 Hercules will be making low passes around the installation, at an altitude of 100-150 feet. It is highly recommended that personnel, dependents and pets remain indoors during the aerial spray operations for at least 20 minutes, with windows closed after aerial spray operations are completed.