BISMARCK, N.D. — The North Dakota Army National Guard will host “Aviation Day” on Wednesday, June 16, 2010. This open house event is an opportunity for the general public to visit the Army Aviation Support Facility, meet Soldiers of the N.D. National Guard aviation units, and see their equipment. Hotdogs, chips and soda will be provided free to attendees.
WHAT: Aviation Open House, 1-112th Aviation Battalion
WHEN: Noon-9p.m. Wednesday, June 16
WHERE: Army Aviation Facilities 3420 Airway Ave. Bismarck N.D. (South of Bismarck Airport)
WHO: General Public
Since the 2001 terrorist attacks on America, the North Dakota National Guard has mobilized more than 3,500 Soldiers and more than 1,800 Airmen in support of the Global War on Terrorism. Currently, about 600 North Dakota Guardsmen are serving overseas. With a total force of about 4,400 Soldiers and Airmen, sufficient forces remain in the state for emergency response and homeland defense.
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