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  • All Around AMXS

    The Airmen of the 28th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron work all day and night, in the heat and cold, to ensure the B-1B Lancer is ready to fly at a moment's notice.
  • Childcare survey results received

    The 28th Force Support Squadron recently received the results from the November 2018 childcare survey. The results gathered indicate a need for improvements in childcare options offered to service members at Ellsworth Air Force Base.
  • Lodging rate increase is AF-wide

    As of Jan. 1, the nightly rates at the base lodging facilities have increased as part of an Air Force-wide move to discontinue appropriated funds support and convert to a non-appropriated funds (NAF) operation. The change, made in response to a Department of Defense directive, will benefit the Air Force Inns lodging program by making business operations more efficient and will make funds available for other priorities.
  • 28th LRS makes great strides in vehicle upgrade project

    Airmen from the 28th Logistics Readiness Squadron are undergoing a massive transit modification project at Ellsworth Air Force Base. They will replace the out-of-date multi-purpose vehicles - nicknamed bread trucks - with five new transit vans which are being modified to better fit the mission.
  • Load crew of the year competition

    Weapon loaders from the 28th Munitions Squadron, the 34th Aircraft Maintenance Unit and the 37th Aircraft Maintenance Unit compete in an annual weapons loading competition at Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., Jan. 7, 2019. Each team was given 40 minutes to load two inert GBU-38 Joint Direct Attack Munitions and one inert AGM-158 Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile onto a simulated B-1 bomber.
  • Ellsworth Airman awarded 2018 Air Force Robbie Risner Award

    Capt. Patrick Walsh, a 34th Bomb Squadron weapon systems officer, was awarded the 2018 Air Force Robbie Risner Award during an awards banquet in Las Vegas on Dec. 15, 2018. The Robbie Risner award is bestowed to the Air Force weapons officer who makes the greatest combat impact in their first year after graduation from the Weapons Instructor Course at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada.
  • Installation excellence

    Ellsworth Air Force Base was the recipient of the 2019 Commander in Chief's Annual Award for Installation Excellence for Air Force Global Strike Command. Ellsworth AFB will move on to compete for the award at the Air Force level.
  • Jolly old Saint Nicholas visits Ellsworth

    Santa Claus read to children at the Holbrook Library on Ellsworth Air Force Base during a "Santa and Me Story Time" event on Dec. 13. Santa’s operations stretch across the globe, but even with his busy schedule, he still finds time to visit with good little boys and girls around the world and spread holiday cheer.
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