RED RIVER ORTHODOX Pentagon Produces New Rules for Religious Exemptions
The Pentagon has established new rules to make religious exemption on things such as uniforms and grooming standards easier to obtain. Prior to this decision, it was not clear who should make the deci... Posted on 1/27/14 at 1:25 PM
NORTH DAKOTA STATE COLLEGE OF SCIENCE NDSCS Awarded a Military Friendly School®!
By Sarah Hoffbeck
NDSCS was once again designated a Military Friendly School by Victory Media this fall. The Military Friendly Schools list honors the top 20% of colleges, universities and trade scho... Posted on 10/18/13 at 1:39 PM
EVERYTHING ELSE An green army guy in black and white
I think it was probably a Saturday. The sun was streaming into our east-facing window, spilling onto the hardwood floor in our living room. The light coming in that window in the mornings glows warm a... Posted on 9/3/13 at 1:08 PM
THE NEW FORTY Trudging is the least we can do.
Yesterday morning we walked from our hotel to Arlington National Cemetery. I had an awful lot of bounce in my step as we started toward the cemetery. But as we started to see the graves from just outs... Posted on 8/1/13 at 9:59 PM
LAKE AGASSIZ HABITAT FOR HUMANITY Habitat Announces New Build Season
Lake Agassiz Habitat for Humanity (LAHFH) will construct two homes in Fargo-Moorhead during the 2013 build season. The first home, located at 707 17th Street N in Moorhead, was started in May. The s... Posted on 6/3/13 at 9:01 AM
FORT BRAGG, N.C. - Army Brigadier General Jeffrey Sinclair's court-martial on a sexual assault charge that could send him to prison for life got under way on Tuesday, one of the few such proceedings against a top U.S. military officer in recent decades.
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama has told the Pentagon to prepare for the possibility that the United States will not leave behind any troops in Afghanistan after its troop drawdown at the end of this year, the White House said on Tuesday.
The Army’s top law enforcement official confirmed this month that a National Guard recruitment program that paid civilians and soldiers thousands of dollars to persuade others to enlist has defrauded the government of somewhere between $29 million and $95 million – potentially as much as a quarter of the monies allocated to the program in the first place.
Tad Vezner, St. Paul Pioneer Press
, February 14, 2014
WASHINGTON - Just over half of the 183 nuclear missile launch officers at Malmstrom Air Force Base in Montana have been implicated in a widening exam cheating scandal, the Air Force said on Thursday, acknowledging it had "systemic" problem within its ranks.
FARGO – When retired Army National Guard member Eric Marts told North Dakota Sen. Heidi Heitkamp at a town hall meeting last fall that he was willing to help her in any way he could with issues facing today’s veterans, he never figured it would lead to the opportunity of a lifetime.
Heitkamp has chosen Marts, a blind former master sergeant from Moorhead, to accompany her to President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address Tuesday in Washington.
WHAT IS MST?
Military sexual trauma refers to sexual assault or repeated, threatening sexual harassment experienced by a member of the military during his or her service; it includes any sexual activity that occurred against his or her will (with manipulation – threats of negative consequences or hints at better treatment with cooperation, under the influence of drugs or alcohol, or with physical force).
WASHINGTON - The Marine Corps said on Wednesday it was investigating a series of photos depicting what appeared to be a Marine pouring flammable liquid on dead bodies in an unidentified compound and setting them ablaze.
BISMARCK – Just a week after Spc. Bryan Moch volunteered for a mission in Guantanamo Bay, he received some surprising, life-changing news.
His girlfriend of 1½ years was pregnant. The baby would arrive while he was deployed to the base in Cuba as a military policeman with the North Dakota National Guard.
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