Rodney Wilson

Honorary Commanders Are Friends For Life

Honorary Commanders Are Friends For Life

I was assigned my Honorary Commander just before COVID, which pretty much curtailed any public events on the Minot Air Force Base. I can remember our first Military Affairs zoom meeting, then MAC Chair Randy Hauck made mention of the many new Honorary Commanders that...

Kevin Black Leads Minot Area Chamber EDC Board

Kevin Black Leads Minot Area Chamber EDC Board

Kevin Black Goals Include Providing More Opportunities for Minot AFB Personnel Kevin Black started Creedence Energy with two of his cousins in 2014. He smiles when he recalls the early days, when he said they could only pay two salaries. “It was simple: one of the...

Honorary Commanders Are Friends For Life

A View From Our Side: The Old Farmer’s Almanac

The recent weather pattern of dense fog and mist have certainly left some amazing photographic opportunities. The lack of wind has given us ample time to get out with our cameras and cell phones and capture scenes of ice coated trees, bushes, and other structures such...

A View From Our Side: You Just Have To Chuckle

A View From Our Side: You Just Have To Chuckle

Over the weekend my wife and I were watching a local weather report, which of course is one of the most popular forms of entertainment on television, second only to Wheel of Fortune or Jeopardy; and as we always do on Sunday night, pay particular attention to the long...

A View From Our Side: You Just Have To Chuckle

A View From Our Side: I Hear That Tubing Is Awesome

When we were kids there was a certain hill in town that was the host to almost every kid in town. Without the aid of social media, word would get out to meet at the hill just west of town with sled, or inner tube, in hand for an afternoon of fun for any age. Over the...

A View From Our Side: You Just Have To Chuckle

A View From Our Side: It All Worked Out

It was Thursday, December 22, or 22 December for those who are tracking with a military calendar. The Northern Sentry office is located on the south end of Main Street in the Main Medical building. Thursday started out as a fairly decent day in the downtown Minot. The...

A View From Our Side: You Just Have To Chuckle

A View From Our Side: Remember to Share the Warmth of Christmas

I started to write my thoughts about Christmas during the recent snowstorm. Stuck at home like so many others, there was time to reflect and relate. Friends at the base were sending me photos and texts from base housing showing the piles of snow drifts across streets...

A View From Our Side: You Just Have To Chuckle

A View From Our Side: The Goal- Let Them Experience Minot

I am more convinced that our goal as a community is to give those “first time” folks assigned to Minot Air Force Base the true experience of Minot’s community. Whether they are that new Airmen in the dorms or that family of four who moves into base housing, there is a...

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