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  • Raider Airmen return from deployment

    Sept. 18 celebrates the day the Air Force became a separate branch of the military. In the midst of honoring Air Force heritage, Ellsworth families had another reason to celebrate: approximately 350 Airmen returned home from a six-month deployment to Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, supporting Operations Freedom Sentinel and Inherent Resolve.
  • 28th FSS hosts triathlon

    The 28th Force Support Squadron hosted the tri-to-b1 triathlon to all who have base access. The triathlon consisted of three parts, which included a 500-meter swim, a five-kilometer run and a 10-kilometer bicycle ride. Participants could either compete individually or in teams. Participants were broken up into age groups to make the race as fair as possible. Winners were given a ribbon and second place was awarded a certificate.
  • CATM inspects Ellsworth’s weapons

    The 28th Security Forces Squadron combat arms training and maintenance flight, conducted their biannual inspection of firearms on Ellsworth Air Force Base. They checked weapons for any defects and conducted routine weapon maintenance. CATM Airmen conducted the inspection of all base weapons to ensure they are ready for use in a deployed environment and for training purposes.
  • 9/11: A day of remembrance

    Ellsworth Air Force Base hosted several events in dedication of Patriot’s day and the 17th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.
  • 28th Munitions Squadron builds bombs

    Airmen from the 28th Munitions Squadron conducted a bomb build Aug. 28. Over the course of two days, weapons crew members assembled, inspected and stored 15 joint direct attack munitions, including 12 live munitions and three training bombs. These weapons will be used in training and combat operations overseas.
  • Scorching and torching: 28th MXS metals tech

    The 28th Maintenance Squadron metals technology shop runs 24-hour operations to provide different metals technologies for all squadrons at Ellsworth Air Force Base.
  • Ellsworth trains emergency response with South Dakota National Guard

    Firefighters from the 28th Civil Engineer Squadron inspect a room during an emergency response exercise at Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., Aug. 30, 2018. Ellsworth Airmen trained with soldiers from the South Dakota National Guard, practicing emergency response procedures in multiple explosive, chemical and radiological environments. (U.S. Air Force
  • Auto Hobby Shop: Mechanics, counselors

    The auto hobby shop at Ellsworth Air Force Base is a place where Airmen and their families can repair and maintain their vehicles. From oil changes to engine swaps, the shop has the tools, facilities and mechanics to help with most automotive needs.
  • EOD range gains name of honor

    Members of the 28th Civil Engineer Squadron explosive ordnance disposal flight named the EOD range at Ellsworth Air Force Base after one of their own during a ceremony on Aug. 17. The range was dedicated in honor of Staff Sgt. Bryan D. Berky, an EOD technician deployed from Ellsworth AFB, who was killed in action on Sept. 12, 2009, while serving in the western province of Farah, Afghanistan.
  • Back-to-School Roundup kicks off school year

    Ellsworth Airmen and their families walk around the Pride Hangar during the Back-to-School Roundup on Ellsworth Air Force Base, South Dakota, August 18, 2018. Families received free backpacks and lunch boxes, as well as played games and jumped in bouncy castles. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Denise M. Jenson)

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