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Airmen apprehended following dorm inspection in Minot

“unauthorized items” were found during a dorm inspection
“unauthorized items” were found during a dorm inspection(KFYR-TV)
Published: Jan. 18, 2021 at 4:52 PM CST
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MINOT AIR FORCE BASE, N.D. – An undisclosed number of airmen were apprehended Saturday after “unauthorized items” were found during a dorm inspection, according to Minot Air Force Base public affairs.

The base released a statement to Your News Leader, which said it was an “unannounced health and welfare dorm inspection,” but the inspections occur periodically “to ensure the security, military fitness, and good order and discipline of the command.”

Base public affairs was not at liberty to say how many airmen were apprehended.

The statement indicated that the airmen who were apprehended were released back to chain-of-command for appropriate disposition.

Here is the full statement from MAFB public affairs:

“Team Minot held an unannounced health and welfare dorm inspection Jan. 16, 2021. Dorm Inspections occur periodically and are conducted to ensure the security, military fitness, and good order and discipline of the command. During the inspection unauthorized items were discovered. Those in possession of unauthorized items or who were in violation of state, installation, and dorm policies were apprehended by Security Forces and released back to their chain-of-command for appropriate disposition. Unlawful actions or behaviors are contrary to good order and discipline and will not be tolerated.”

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