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Ellsworth’s Wingman Day strengthens pillars

Col. John Edwards, 28th Bomb Wing Commander, addresses Airmen inside the Pride Hangar during Wingman Day at Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., April 20, 2018. Wingman Day is a semiannual event that focuses on developing the four pillars of Comprehensive Airmen Fitness, and recently focused on strengthening the physical and social pillars through physical and team-building activities. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Thomas Karol)

Chief Master Sgt. Adam Vizi, 28th Bomb Wing Command Chief, addresses Airmen inside the Pride Hangar during Wingman Day at Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., April 20, 2018. Wingman Day is a semiannual event that focuses on developing the four pillars of Comprehensive Airmen Fitness, and recently focused on strengthening the physical and social pillars through physical and team-building activities. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Thomas Karol)

Airmen play basketball during Wingman Day at Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., April 20, 2018. Wingman Day is a semiannual event that focuses on developing the four pillars of Comprehensive Airmen Fitness, and recently focused on strengthening the physical and social pillars through physical and team-building activities. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Denise Jenson)

Airmen play wallyball inside the Bellamy Fitness Center during Wingman Day at Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., April 20, 2018. Wingman Day is a semiannual event that focuses on developing the four pillars of Comprehensive Airmen Fitness, and recently focused on strengthening the physical and social pillars through physical and team-building activities. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman James Miller)

Airmen from 28th Bomb Wing Staff agencies play bubble soccer inside the Pride Hangar during Wingman Day at Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., April 20, 2018. Wingman Day is a semiannual event that focuses on developing the four pillars of Comprehensive Airmen Fitness, and recently focused on strengthening the physical and social pillars through physical and team-building activities. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Randahl J. Jenson)

Airmen participate in a Sexual Assault Prevention and Response race during Wingman Day at Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., April 20, 2018. During this challenge, teams of Airmen completed a physical task and answered questions relating to the SAPR program before moving on to the next challenge.. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Thomas Karol)

Airmen participate in a Sexual Assault Prevention and Response race during Wingman Day at Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., April 20, 2018. During this challenge, teams of Airmen completed a physical task and answered questions relating to the SAPR program before moving on to the next challenge. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Thomas Karol)

ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE, S.D. -- Airmen from Ellsworth Air Force Base participated in a semiannual Wingman Day, April 20, 2018. 

 

Wingman Day focuses on strengthening the four pillars of Comprehensive Airmen Fitness: physical, social, spiritual and mental.

Col. John Edwards, 28th Bomb Wing Commander, opened the event with a Commander’s Call where he proclaimed the month of April as Sexual Assault Response and Prevention Month at Ellsworth AFB.

Airmen spent the remainder of the day focusing on the physical and social domains by participating in a variety of athletic events to include rock climbing, hiking and many more.