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To see Annual Award winners, select View All Images, above. Ellsworth's hard-working, award-winning active duty members
Ellsworth's annual award winners were announced Jan. 26 at the 28th Bomb Wing Annual Awards Banquet, themed, "The Best and Brightest." The keynote speaker was Brig. Gen. Joseph Mudd Jr., 12th Air Force and Air Forces Southern vice commander. Masters of ceremony were, Senior Master Sgt. Fernando Adams, 28th Civil Engineer Squadron; and Airman Hannah
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The Dakota Queen was a B-24 Liberator, which saw action in World War II. This nose art is assigned to the B-1 piloted by the 28th Bomb Wing commander. The B-24 was put into service because the Army Air Corps needed a bomber with greater range, higher ceiling, and faster speed than the B-17 Flying Fortress. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Kimberly Moore Limrick) Nose art competition commemorates anniversaries
The 28th Bomb Wing Public Affairs office is accepting graphic designs for distinctive and symbolic nose art in good taste to be painted on one operational Ellsworth B-1 in celebration of the 20th anniversary of the B-1 arrival at Ellsworth and the 60th anniversary of the Air Force. The competition is open to the public. All entries for the nose art
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2007
Brig. Gen. Joseph Mudd, 12th Air Force and Air Forces Southern vice commander, receives a briefing from Staff Sgt. Ruben TrejoSanchez, NCO in charge of Ellsworth's honor guard. After the briefing, the silent exhibition drill team demonstrated their capabilities in a performance showcasing their precision movements with fully operational M-1 Garand rifles. (Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Michael Keller)
12th AF vice commander shares thoughts with Airmen
Brig. Gen. Joseph Mudd Jr, 12th Air Force and Air Forces Southern vice commander, visited here Jan. 25 and 26 as guest speaker for the 28th Bomb Wing Annual Awards Banquet, discuss current operations for 12th Air Force, and talk about what AFSO-21 holds for America's Airmen. He described the big picture for Airmen located at the seven active-duty
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The above chart provides reference for equivalent chill temperature, cold stress conditions, cold environment guidelines and working practice guidance in cold environment. Helpful tips - treat, prevent cold-weather injuries
On average, 700 people in the United States die annually of hypothermia, which is when the body' s core body temperature drops below 95. Low body temperature can be classified as mild, moderate or severe. Frostbite and frostnip are classified as mild and are caused by exposure to cold temperature without adequate protection. Frostnip refers to the
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Competitors in the Iron Flight Competition are tested with various events including a five-minute sit-up event, suicide sprints, a weight balance and a weighted run. The 28th Mission Support Squadron team, composed of Lt. Col. Dean Hullings, Senior Master Sgt. Chadwick Eiring, Tech. Sgt. James Delo, Staff Sgt. Andrea Cogar and Staff Sgt. Eric Utrecht, beat the other five teams. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman Nathan Riley) Iron Flight Competition

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1st Lt. Barbara Acevedo examins a child believed to have polio. Lieutenant Acevedo is assigned to 28th Medical Group. (U.S. Air Force photo/Capt. Stacie N. Shafran) Deployed member helps Kabul MEDCAP treat more than 600
Airmen assigned to Camp Phoenix recently participated in a joint Medical Civic Action Program, or MEDCAP, in one of Kabul's northern districts. Service members from the U.S. Air Force, Army and Navy, worked alongside service members from the Canadian and British armies to ensure the success of the four-hour event. Despite the cold, snow and mud
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Default Air Force Logo A Deployment Cycle; Part 2 of a series
The B-1 controls the destiny of many Ellsworth servicemembers. It determines where they will work, live, travel on temporary duty, and, ultimately, deploy. Several months ago, B-1s were assigned to the 379th Air Expeditionary Wing in Southwest Asia. Although the location changed, the rhythm of deployments stayed constant. Roughly every six months,
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Default Air Force Logo Airman 1st Class Ehud Torres
Airman 1st Class Ehud Torres, 28th Maintenance SquadronWhat did your job entail in the deployed environment? While deployed to the 379th Air Expeditionary Wing in Southwest Asia, I completed nondestructive inspections - that means I look for cracks on the following aircraft: B-1B, KC-135, C-130, JSTARS, C-17, and F-15. I looked for cracks utilizing
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Default Air Force Logo Ellsworth hosts South Dakota Civil Air Patrol Leadership Academy
More than 55 Civil Air Patrol cadets visited here Jan. 19 through 21 for a state-wide leadership academy. The quarterly function brought CAP cadets from across South Dakota to further their leadership training and exposure to military culture. Ellsworth supported the weekend event by opening lodging facilities, classrooms, dining facility and
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Recent vandalism in military family housing prompts increased patrols, construction of fences and plans for security cameras to be installed. "Individuals who are taking part in this type of criminal activity need to understand that it will not be tolerated," said Col. Renita Alexander, 28th Mission Support Group commander. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Kristopher Kingan)

MFH vandalism prompts increased patrols
Recent vandalism in several vacant sections of military family housing has prompted increased security measures. "We actively patrol the area with the intent to capture perpetrators," said Maj. Erik Bruce, 28h Security Forces Squadron commander. Several housing units were damaged throughout; the assessed value is undetermined, but any damage is
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