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The arrival of the first B-1 at Ellsworth Jan. 21, 1987. The B-1 continues to take-off from the runway of Ellsworth 20 years later. 20 years of lethality - Ellsworth celebrates B-1 arrival
The 28th Bomb Wing received its first B-1B Lancer -- affectionately known as the BONE -- Jan. 21, 1987. Over the course of its 20 years of service with the 28th Bomb Wing, the mission and aircraft have changed significantly. The B-1B has roots in the 1970s, when it became obvious that winning the Cold War required stepping up technology.
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Ellsworth Airmen load a B-1 as the first part of the aviation package prepares to deploy to Southwest Asia. By the end of January, Ellsworth will send more than 400 members in support of the global war on terrorism. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Kimberly Moore Limrick) Ellsworth deploys first part of aviation package to Southwest Asia

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Default Air Force Logo Chaplain: Manning cuts will not diminish commitment to Airmen
Chapel services personnel are an intricate part of the team who help Air Combat Command realize mission success. As a force provider, ACC organizes, trains, equips and maintains combat-ready forces for rapid deployment and employment, and addressing spiritual needs is a part of that mission readiness. The chaplaincy "is critical and vital to the
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Default Air Force Logo A deployment cycle; Part 1 of a series
To an unknowing eye a deployment may seem to just be a group of people getting on a plane, but those who have been through a deployment know it takes an enormous behind-the-scenes effort before heading out. In preparation for a deployment there are many responsibilities the service members must handle, and many of those were briefed Jan. 11 to
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Default Air Force Logo Scheduled phone upgrade to cause 6-hour outage
As part of a base wide telephone upgrade, a six-hour phone outage is scheduled for Jan. 19 from 7 p.m. to 1 a.m. This outage affects all Ellsworth phones with a "385" prefix. The upgrade comes at an opportune time. The Air Force mandated the change to a seven-digit number system and new lines also need to be created to support the Air Force
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Ms. Rohini Hughes, Ellsworth Key Spouse program manager Ms. Rohini Hughes
Rohini Hughes 3rd Quarter Volunteer of the Quarter Describe your job? Ellsworth Key Spouse program manager, a volunteer position that coordinates key spouse communications and activities for spouses of military members Why do you volunteer? To serve the families of deployed spouses who I feel serve our country just as much as our deployed
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1st Lt. Winell San Jose de Mesa, 28th Security Forces Squadron 1st Lt. Winell San Jose de Mesa
1st Lt. Winell San Jose de Mesa, 28th Security Forces Squadron 3rd Quarter Volunteer of the Quarter What is your job title? Logistics officer in charge Why do you volunteer? I feel that helping people is what we should do; it's what I'd like done for me if I were in need. I also feel that if you're not part of the solution, then you're probably
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Default Air Force Logo Blood drives support local community
In 2006, Ellsworth personnel donated 885 pints of blood to help replenish the local community supply, and this year's contributions are well on their way after the 28th Operations Support Squadron sponsored a blood drive today. Blood drives like this one provide a portion of the blood needed; on average, United Blood Services need 169 to 170 pints
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Default Air Force Logo Air Force level project, construction update 2007
Ellsworth Airmen and their families will soon notice new developments in the many construction projects already in progress and those slated to begin this month. The Air Force Financial Services Center The massive proportions of this Air Force-level project are affecting three locations here. "Overall, three separate projects comprise this
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Default Air Force Logo Tobacco costs soar
There's no better time to follow up on those new years resolutions to quit smoking. Tobacco users will notice a price increase on their preferred products effective Jan. 16. Prices will increase at the base exchange, shoppette and commissary. The price increases vary by product. In addition to South Dakota increasing the tax on tobacco products,
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