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The 28th Security Forces Squadron hosted multiple events around Ellsworth in honor of National Police Week, which ran May 15 through 19 at Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D. Honoring the service and sacrifice of military and civilian law enforcement officers, events around the base included a memorial retreat ceremony, parade, various competitions, tournaments, and demonstrations. (U.S. Air Force picture story by Airman 1st Class Donald C. Knechtel) Ellsworth honors law enforcement during National Police Week
The 28th Security Forces Squadron hosted multiple events around Ellsworth in honor of National Police Week, which ran May 15 through 19 at Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D. Honoring the service and sacrifice of military and civilian law enforcement officers, events around the base included a memorial retreat ceremony, parade, various competitions,
0 5/23
2017
From left to right, Col. Gentry Boswell, the commander of the 28th Bomb Wing, Sonny Perdue, the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, and Chief Master Sgt. Toraino Hodges, the chief enlisted manager of the 28th Force Support Squadron, stop by the Visitor Control Center at Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., May 19, 2017. This was his first visit to a military installation since becoming the secretary. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Hailey R. Staker) U.S. Secretary of Agriculture visits Ellsworth
The U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue visited Ellsworth for a familiarization tour and listening session, May 19, as his first military installation visit since his confirmation.
0 5/23
2017
Col. Gentry Boswell, the commander of the 28th Bomb Wing (left), and Chief Master Sgt. Adam Vizi, the command chief of the 28th Bomb Wing, speak to Airmen during a semi-annual Wingman Day inside the Pride Hangar at Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., April 28, 2017. After a brief message from base leadership, nearly 2,300 Airmen participated in activities that developed them physically and socially. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Randahl J. Jenson) Wingman Day develops Airmen physically, socially
Members of team Ellsworth gathered in the Pride Hangar to take part in a semi-annual Wingman Day, April 28, 2017. The events included activities that focused on improving Airmen physically and socially – two pillars that make up Comprehensive Airmen Fitness.“Wingman Day is a day where we focus on resilience and give Airmen and their families time
0 5/02
2017
Aniah Perry waits for a balloon during the 2017 Children’s Fair inside the 28th Medical Group at Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., April 20, 2017. Volunteer and non-profit organizations such as Youth and Family Services, Court Appointed Special Advocates, Family Advocacy and the Children’s Home Society participated in the event, providing parents with resources and information on child abuse prevention. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Randahl J. Jenson)  28th MDG hosts 2017 Children's Fair
Aniah Perry waits for a balloon during the 2017 Children’s Fair inside the 28th Medical Group at Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., April 20, 2017. Volunteer and non-profit organizations such as Youth and Family Services, Court Appointed Special Advocates, Family Advocacy and the Children’s Home Society participated in the event, providing parents
0 4/25
2017
Default Air Force Logo Moving tips from TMO
With the spring and summer seasons upon us, most Airmen know that means it’s permanent change of station season. There are a lot of steps that must be taken to ensure a successful move, whether it is going to another state or country
0 4/19
2017
Senior Airman Mark Lee, an Electrical and Environmental craftsman assigned to the 28th Maintenance Squadron, opens a binder inside the E&E back shop at Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D, April 12, 2017. While troubleshooting components of the B-1 bomber, E&E Airmen sign in parts, assess the problem, order equipment and fix the parts as necessary. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Randahl J. Jenson) 28th MXS back shop saves AF time, money
Back shops provide a technical service that Airmen working the flight line depend on in order to keep aircraft running safely, efficiently and smoothly. They spend countless hours troubleshooting components, ordering equipment and fixing parts.  One such back shop at Ellsworth found a way to cut the time it takes to troubleshoot B-1 bomber aircraft
0 4/14
2017
Robert Schilling, a former Airman and gunner on the AC-47 “Spooky,” tells stories of his military experience to a class inside the Airman Leadership School at Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., March 20, 2017. During his presentation, Schilling shared stories of his time in Vietnam and how good leadership can make a difference in a life-or-death situation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Randahl J. Jenson) Leadership through heritage
It’s a sludgy, after-lunch Monday afternoon inside a classroom full of young Airmen. Instead of dozing off in the corner from a food coma, each troop is sitting at the edge of their seat listening attentively as a man sporting a Denver Broncos polo, a leather jacket and a handlebar mustache reminisces on his memories of war. Inside the Airman
0 3/28
2017
Chief Master Sgt. Calvin Williams, Air Force Global Strike Command command chief, center, meets with Airmen assigned to the 28th Logistics Readiness Squadron during a visit to Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., March 2, 2017. The 28th LRS Airmen showed Williams around the base’s deployment center while briefing about the deployment process at Ellsworth. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Denise M. Jenson) AFGSC command chief visits Ellsworth
Chief Master Sgt. Calvin Williams, Air Force Global Strike Command command chief, center, meets with Airmen assigned to the 28th Logistics Readiness Squadron during a visit to Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., March 2, 2017. The 28th LRS Airmen showed Williams around the base’s deployment center while briefing about the deployment process at
0 3/14
2017
Samantha Clark and her husband Senior Airman Jason Clark, a unit deployment manager assigned to the 28th Communications Squadron, view art during the African American Heritage Month celebration inside the Deployment Center at Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., Feb. 28, 2017. The event showcased art submitted from Airmen, high school students and children from the Child Development Center. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Randahl J. Jenson)     Ellsworth celebrates African American History Month
Mouth-watering scents of shrimp jambalaya, grits and beans fill the auditorium as Airmen shuffle along a row of white tables and crockpots, filling their plates with heaps of soul food. A slideshow presenting African American History facts plays on repeat in the corner while Airmen and Civilians converse near an art gallery of drawings, paintings
0 2/28
2017
Personnel from the 28th Civil Engineer Squadron remove snow from the flight line at Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., on Jan. 25, 2017. With more than three million square yards of flight line, the civil engineers, also known as “Dirt Boyz”, have cleared over 20 inches of snow this season alone. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Donald C. Knechtel) “Dirt Boyz” fight frozen flurries
Every year, the 28th Civil Engineer Squadron activates a team from within their own unit to remove the icy powder that blankets Ellsworth and threatens the B-1 bomber mission.“We’re 24-hour ops,” said Senior Airman Nicholas Murtagh, a heavy equiptment operator assigned to the 28th Civil Engineer Squadron. “So when it snows, we’re always going to be
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2017
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