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Active-duty Airmen, their families and retirees have a free resource to help them file 2009 taxes at the Ellsworth tax center. The tax center is located near the legal office in the Rushmore Center. Center hours are Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to noon and 1:30 to 3 p.m. The center is also open Feb. 27, March 27 and April 10, from 9 a.m. to 1
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ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE, S.D. -- Wives of deployed Airmen endure through a spin class at the Bellamy Fitness Center, Feb. 2.  The "Freedom Miles" program was developed by key spouse Lori Waddell, 28th Force Support Squadron, as a means to stay active and meet other spouses of deployed Airmen. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Anthony Sanchelli)


Freedom Miles
The Bellamy Fitness and Airman and Family Readiness Centers are sponsoring a 14-week program, called "Freedom Miles," designed to encourage the spouses of deployed Airmen to stay active during the deployment.Freedom Miles kicks off with a "Spin-A-Thon" class taught by Senior Airman Tamiya Skinner, 28th Force Support Squadron fitness specialist, at
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Master Sgts. Alan Andrews (left) and Michael Wingler (right), both 37th Aircraft Maintenance Unit production supervisors, stand in front of the B-1B Lancer that they saved alongside the rescue equipment at a non-disclosed Southwest Asia Jan. 23, 2010. Their actions ensured the safety of four aircrew members and prevented the possible destruction of a munitions-loaded aircraft at a non-disclosed Southwest Asia Jan. 28, 2010. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kasey Zickmund) Brave to the BONE
Two 379th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron master sergeants were awarded Air Force Commendation Medals Thursday for actions that helped save U.S. Air Force aircrew lives and prevented the loss of a $283.1 million B-1B aircraft during its emergency landing shortly after midnight Jan. 18.Master Sgts. Alan Andrews and Michael Wingler, 379
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ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE S.D.-- Kayla Maquindang holds a sign to greet her father, Staff Sgt. Gerald Maquindang, 28th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron instruments flight controls craftsman, upon his arrival from a deployment,  Jan. 29. While deployed to Southwest Asia, Sergeant Maquindang provided support to Operations Iraqi and Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Corey Hook) 28 BW welcomes Airmen home
Approximately 300 Airmen returned to Ellsworth from a six-month deployment in Southwest Asia, Jan. 29.The plane carrying the deployed Airmen taxied to the Pride Hangar as friends and family members cheered its arrival."I'm excited and nervous all at the same time," said Penny Whaley, the spouse of Tech. Sgt. David Whaley, 28th Aircraft Maintenance
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Silhouette of a B-1B Lancer assigned to the 37th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron Jan. 23, 2010, on a flightline in Southwest Asia. The 37th EBS is being replaced by the 34th EBS, both squadrons are from Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Manuel J. Martinez\Released) Bombers keep watch over operations in Southwest Asia
Airmen from the 37th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron reached the end of a six-month deployment Jan. 27, continuing to validate not only their abilities, but the B-1B Lancer's capabilities as well. "We are very proud of what we have been able to accomplish during this deployment," said Lt. Col. Steven Biggs, 37th EBS commander. "The achievements of our
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ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE, S.D. -- Fresh bread warms under heat lamps waiting to be tasted as a possible new product at the Bandit Inn Dining Facility, Jan 27.  The Bandit Inn hosted a taste-testing event for Airmen to help them create a new menu. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Anthony Sanchelli)
Taste-testing extravaganza

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ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE, S.D. -- Maj. Gen. James M. Kowalski, Air Force Global Strike Command vice commander, boards a B-1B Lancer, Jan. 25. Major Gen. Kowalski visited Ellsworth Air Force Base to be the guest speaker for the 2009 annual awards banquet. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Corey Hook) Global Strike Command vice commander visits Ellsworth

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ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE, S.D. -- B-1B Lancers from the 37th Bomb Squadron returned home after a six-month deployment in Southwest Asia, Jan. 26.  Carrying the largest payload of both guided and unguided weapons in the Air Force inventory, the multi-mission B-1 is the backbone of America's long-range bomber force. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Anthony Sanchelli)
37th B-1's return

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ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE, S.D. -- Capt. Jason Corrigan, 37th Bomb Squadron B-1B Lancer pilot, hugs his girlfriend after returning from his deployment to Southwest Asia, Jan. 27.  While deployed to Southwest Asia, Captain Corrigan provided support to Operations Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Matthew Flynn) Welcome home
Approximately 50 Ellsworth Airmen in various roles arrived home today from a six-month deployment to Southwest Asia. "This is what the 28th Bomb Wing is about--combat. We couldn't be more proud of the incredible work these Airmen have done overseas for the nation," said Col. Jeffrey Taliaferro, 28th Bomb Wing commander. "While these Airmen return
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ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE, S.D. -- Sgt. Mike Ghents, Pennington County Sheriff’s Department school liason officer, demonstrates the proper way to clear a stairwell to members of the 28th Security Forces Squadron, Jan. 25. The Pennington County Sheriff’s Department special response team gave 28 SFS team members precise training on various armed threat scenarios. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Matthew Flynn) Training to save lives
Airmen of the 28th Security Forces Squadron participated in specialized training from the Pennington County Sheriff Department's special response team Jan. 25.The training was designed to help Airmen understand and develop tactics against armed threats, similar to the incident at Fort Hood, Texas."The threat is out there," said Tech. Sgt. Drayton
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