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Tim Simmonds, an instructor with the 28th Security Forces Squadron, leads an active shooter brief inside the Installation Deployment Readiness Cell during an exercise at Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., Feb. 22, 2018. Ellsworth AFB conducted an active shooter exercise, testing Airmen in nearly 20 locations on their ability to respond to different situations in their buildings. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Randahl J. Jenson) Ellsworth conducts active shooter exercise
Ellsworth Air Force Base conducted an active shooter exercise Feb. 22. The exercise inspected nearly 20 different locations on base, testing each individual’s ability to respond to an active shooter situation within their building. “We were evaluating the base’s ability to react to an active shooter situation by going into at least one building
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Default Air Force Logo Team Ellsworth wins MAJCOM’s Verne Orr manpower award
Ellsworth Air Force Base won the Verne Orr award at the Air Force Global Strike Command level on Jan. 19, 2018, and is now competing at the Air Force level.
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Col. John R. Edwards, the 28th Bomb Wing Commander, stands with other B-1 Bomber aircrew members from the 37th Bomb Squadron at Anderson Air Force Base, Guam. Ellsworth deployed Airmen from the 37th BS to help with the Continuous Bomber Presence operation that is being conducted by the Air Force Pacific Command. (Courtesy photo) 28th Bomb Wing leadership visits Guam
ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE, S.D. – Col. John R. Edwards, the 28th Bomb Wing Commander and Command Chief Master Sgt. Adam Vizi, recently visited the men and women of Ellsworth AFB deployed to Andersen AFB, Guam.
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Mothers assigned to the 28th Security Forces Squadron, hold their children for a photo during a squadron event in the Base Defense Operations Center on Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., Oct. 27, 2017. Families of SFS personnel will soon be able to have access to the Little Defender’s Den, a family room that gives them the option of bringing their children with them during a recall or squadron events, as well as have a safe and comfortable place for mother’s to pump or breastfeed. (Courtesy photo) 28th SFS Airmen develop new Little Defender’s Den family room
Inside the small one-story Base Defense Operations Center, an Airman twists and turns her way down the maze of hallways, peering into offices to ensure no one is there.
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Homemade cookies sit on a table during the annual holiday cookie drive hosted by the Team Ellsworth Spouses Club at Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., Dec. 14, 2017. The TESC collected over 10,000 cookies donated by the local community and delivered them to more than 700 Airmen living in base dormitories. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Randahl J. Jenson) TESC distributes 10,000 cookies to Airmen
Homemade cookies sit on a table during the annual holiday cookie drive hosted by the Team Ellsworth Spouses Club at Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., Dec. 14, 2017. The TESC collected over 10,000 cookies donated by the local community and delivered them to more than 700 Airmen living in base dormitories. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Randahl
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A family picks a Christmas tree during Ellsworth’s ninth annual Trees for Troops event Dec. 2, 2016. This year was Thompson’s first time participating in the program, and says it was a wonderful feeling being able to have a Christmas tree. (U.S. Air Force photo illustration by Senior Airman Denise M. Jenson) Trees for Troops has Ellsworth “Rockin Around the Christmas Tree”
Ellsworth Airmen and their families will receive an early holiday gift December 1st with a delivery of approximately 250 Christmas trees.
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2017
Senior Airman Jordan Loveless, the Bioenvironmental Engineering special surveillance program manager assigned to the 28th Medical Operations Squadron, tests the pH of a water sample inside a lab at Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., Oct. 27, 2017. Airmen from BE are responsible for monitoring water quality on base monthly as well as during contingencies. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Randahl J. Jenson) Waterline break tests team response, cohesion
A waterline break recently tested Team Ellsworth’s ability to work together to restore water on base while repairing damaged lines. On Monday, October 23, the 28th Civil Engineer Squadron shut off supply to the base water tower for routine maintenance when the pressure reducing valve malfunctioned and 100 pounds per square inch (psi) of water
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2017
Senior Airman Dorukhan Reels, a response force leader assigned to the 28th Security Forces Squadron, hugs Emmalyn Jensen, daughter of Staff Sgt. Michael Jensen, a cyber transport systems technician assigned to the 28th Communications Squadron, during a Superhero Parade at Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., Oct. 11, 2017.This is just one of eight events that are happening on base where 28th SFS members are spreading awareness for Crime Prevention Month and are keeping Halloween safe and fun. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Thomas Karol) Crime prevention and Domestic Violence Awareness Month comes to Ellsworth
The 28th Security Forces Squadron and the Family Advocacy Program are hosting several events in October to raise awareness about Crime Prevention and Domestic Violence Awareness Month at Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D.
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2017
Capt. Ryan Kerns, an instructor pilot assigned to the 34th Bomb Squadron, gives a mission brief before aircrew members depart from Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., for the Green Flag exercise 18-1 on Oct. 18, 2017. Aircrew members will be flying in air-to-ground missions for U.S. Army units on the ground. Green Flag exercises focuses on close-air support training which is different from Red Flag exercises which focus on air-to-air combat missions. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Thomas Karol) Ellsworth Airmen participate in Green Flag 18-1
Approximately 200 Airmen departed Ellsworth Air Force Base, South Dakota, for Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, to participate in Green Flag 18-1 exercise from Oct. 16 to Nov. 3, 2017.
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2017
Heather Ryan, the Team Ellsworth Spouses’ Club president, sifts through dresses at Ella’s Closet inside the Bone Yard thrift store at Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., Sept. 29, 2017. Ella’s Closet is a program that loans out dresses, shoes and other accessories for free to anyone with base access. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Randahl J. Jenson) A fairytale dress with Ella’s Closet
Nestled between comfy furniture, old books and miscellaneous  knick-knacks within the Bone Yard thrift store is a cozy corner where anyone can borrow a number of fancy dresses, shoes and accessories… for free. Created by the Team Ellsworth Spouses’ Club, Ella’s Closet is a project that loans out elegant attire. “This is a dress-lending closet that
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