Airmen train on assisting each other in removing contaminated protective clothing as they proceed through a simulated decontamination station at the N.D. Air National Guard Base, Fargo N.D., Feb. 6, 2021. This event is part of the bi-annual chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear training requirements.
Students attended The United States Indian Police Academy (USIPA) class at the Advanced Training Center (ATC) at Camp Grafton Training Center (CGTC) on Feb. 9 to 10, 2021. Eleven students attended the course that is designed to present the core elements of a comprehensive, systematic and multi-component crisis intervention curriculum. The 2-day class prepares participants to understand a wide range of crisis intervention services including pre- and post-incident crisis education, significant other support services, on-scene support services and much more. The ATC at CGTC is the only location conducting active courses in the United States.
Photo: Deputy Director of Training, Wade Creighton of the USIPA, welcomes students to the ATC at Camp Grafton on Feb 9.
N.D. National Guard History Briefing
Briefing slides with narrative presented by Lt. Col. (retired) Shirley J. Olgeirson, N.D. National Guard historian as depicted above.
Brig. Gen. Jackie Huber, deputy adjutant general, recognized three Soldiers by awarding them coins for their role in assisting the 816th Military Police (MP) Company's mobilization in support of the 59th Presidential Inauguration last month. The MPs were alerted, mobilized and quickly deployed to Washington, D.C., thanks in part to the outstanding support provided by these and many other Soldiers in the N.D. National Guard. Honored with coins were Master Sgt. Janette Ingebretson, Sgt. 1st Class Lee Peterson, and Staff Sgts. Gregg Moos and Nathan Griffin.
Brig. Gen. Leo Ryan, commander of the N.D. Army National Guard, awarded Chief Warrant Officer 5 Robert Axtman, the North Dakota Legion of Merit Medal, during Axtman's retirement ceremony at the Raymond J. Bohn armory on Feb. 6, 2021. Axtman was recognized for his 32 years of military service with 28 of those years service in the N.D. National Guard.