From right to left 119th Wing members Senior Master Sgt. Tina Sly, 1st Lt. Jeremiah Colbert and Tech. Sgt. Michael Bullen deliver holiday gift packages to N.D. Veterans Home on Dec. 17, 2020. Receiving the packages are staff members Courtney Jacobson, left, veterans home activities coordinator, and Megan Saunders, veterans home activities director.
Holiday Greetings from N.D. Army Guard Aviators Serving in the National Capital Region
Giving Back to Deployed Families
Revive Christian Church of Bismarck filled 50 Christmas gift bags full of goodies and thank you cards for families and children of the Soldiers of Company C, 2nd Battalion, 285th Aviation Regiment who are serving in the National Capital Region for a nine-month tour. Church member Dawna Hagerott said, that the church dedicates one Sunday a month to do an outreach project for the community. Dawna is a military Mom with a son currently serving in the Guard and says families serve too.
Spc. Dillon Fischer, 818th Engineer Company, scans results from the antigen screening using a tablet while Lt. Col. Patrick Flanagan, left, 81st Civil Support Team, and Staff Sgt. Jessica Fetsch, 191st Military Police Company, monitor specimens at the Gateway Mall in Bismarck, N.D. on Dec. 19, 2020.
Camp Grafton Training Center Troop Project
Soldiers of the 835th and 897th Engineer Detachments participated in several troop construction projects this year at Camp Grafton Training Center (CGTC) near Devils Lake, ND. The units' Soldiers did renovation work to include electrical and plumbing installation as well as drywall finishing in buildings 3420, 3430 and 5240. (Army National Guard story and photos by Sgt. 1st Class Ben Halvorson, operations non-commissioned officer, Camp Grafton Training Center)