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  • Ellsworth’s retiree activities committee re-energized

    The retiree activities committee here is hurtling toward a series of events tailor-made for military retirees and their families in the local area. The first initiative is to gather contact data for all local retirees in the area, said Leroy Fogle, Ellsworth retiree activity officer. This contact information will allow for retired military
  • Community College of the Air Force Ellsworth spring graduates

    Sixty-six Ellsworth personnel received their Community College of the Air Force Associate degree diplomas during a graduation ceremony held at the Dakota's Club April 27, 2007. Aircraft Armament Systems Technology Master Sgt. Glen RauschTech Sgt. Jeff Allen Staff Sgt. Peter Eekhoff Senior Airman Christopher Helenek Airway Science Staff Sgt. Andrew
  • Security measures increase, shoplifting occurrences decrease

    Army and Air Force Exchange Service Base Exchanges and Post Exchanges world-wide made upgrades to security systems in an effort to decrease shoplifting incidents; aggressiveness in thieves has caused an increase in costs for all exchange shoppers. A 2002 amendment which allows federal retailers to pursue losses and administrative costs related to
  • Airman uses Air Force knowledge to save life

    Within weeks of his arrival at Ellsworth Air Force base, Senior Airman David Perry, an Air Force Financial Services Center instructor, made a name for himself. While shopping at a local grocery store on the evening of April 23, Airman Perry watched as a man walking in front of him let out a gasp for air and fell to the floor. "My instincts kicked
  • General provides clarification on UAV use

    Recent discussion in hearings on Capitol Hill, and elsewhere on an executive agency proposal to achieve greater efficiency in unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) procurement is being confused with joint operational employment of those UAVs. "These are two related, but distinctly separate issues," said Lt. Gen. David A. Deptula, the Air Force Deputy
  • Red Flag-Alaska 07-1 complete, participating members return home

    Editor's note: This article is part 4 of a series.One hundred seventy three members and six B-1s returned to Ellsworth after the 16-day exercise Red Flag-Alaska 07-1 ended April 21. "We came to Alaska at the perfect time of the year; the local conditions were great," said Lt. Col. David Stimac, 28th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron commander. We just
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  • Airman 1st Class Mitch Waddell

    What does your job entail? My job consists of cooking morning and lunch meals, ensuring quality, training and mentoring new Airmen. What do you like about your job? I like that it's fast pace. Set schedule, practical skill at home Where are you from? Portland Oregon What do you like about the Air Force? I like the full benefits for myself and my
  • New Airman’s Creed -- reminder of combat heritage

    The new "Airman's Creed", a clear and concise statement fueled by the Air Force's heritage and a warfighting ethos that exists in all Airmen, was introduced by the Air Force chief of Staff April 18. "Our new Airman's Creed reminds us all of the incredible combat heritage we have as Airmen," said Gen. T. Michael Moseley. "We're a combatant Air

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