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Aerial view of Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Nov. 2nd 2016. DoD Photo by Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Dominique A. Pineiro

At Least It Wasn’t a Nuke This Time

At Least It Wasn’t a Nuke This Time

For more than two weeks now a container of grenade rounds has been missing in western North Dakota. It fell off a vehicle from the Minot Air Force Base. There is a reward on offer for anyone finding the container, and a way to submit tips (even anonymously) if you have information. “The ammunition is

Aerial view of Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Nov. 2nd 2016. DoD Photo by Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Dominique A. Pineiro

Minot Air Force Base Greets Visit From Air Force Secretary by Dumping B-52 Engine Into the Countryside

“An engine fell out of a B-52 bomber during a training mission northeast of Minot on Wednesday,” KXNews reports. “A pentagon source says the engine is buried in snow in a river bed. Air Force sources tell us it is on J. Clark Salyer National Wildlife Refuge land, located near Upham in Bottineau County,” the report

Former ND Senator Byron Dorgan Joins Anti-Nuke Group

This is an interesting tid-bit about former North Daktoa Senator Byron Dorgan, courtesy of Politico: NEWSOM AND DORGAN JOIN CENTER FOR ARMS CONTROL AND NON-PROLIFERATION BOARD: California Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom will join the Center’s Board of Directors and former Sen. Byron Dorgan (D-N.D.) will join the Center’s National Advisory Board. “As a member of

Still No Word From Heitkamp On Protecting America's Nuclear Arsenal

Yesterday Senator John Hoeven sent out a press release detailing his efforts to oppose President Obama’s efforts to shrink the nation’s nuclear arsenal. This is important not just because the Minot Air Force Base here in North Dakota has, as one of its most important missions, the servicing of nuclear missiles in the state but

Obama Wants To Downsize America's Nuclear Arsenal, Where Is Heidi Heitkamp?

Downsizing, and even eliminating, America’s arsenal of nuclear weapons seems to be very much on the agenda for the Obama administration in the coming term. In fact, President Obama’s nominee for Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel co-authored a report called Global Zero which called for the elimination of all ICBM’s. Including those maintained by the

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