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  • 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
  • Settled in, benefiting from Red Flag-Alaska 07-1

    Editor's note: This article is part 3 of a series.Ellsworth's members settled in and got to work with everything they need for some of the best training available at Red Flag-Alaska 07-1 which wraps up April 21. As part of the uniqueness of this exercise, there are opposing forces. As mentioned in part 1 of this series, the aggressor role expands
  • Plasma pistols cool down after tournament

    The warmth of the freshly fired plasma weapon radiates through the hand. The body of a small alien lies below. It is almost completely quiet when the heavy breathing of something can be heard. It isn't long before a bigger alien takes a few steps from the shadows beside its fallen comrade-in-arms. It grunts something as it lifts its weapon, aiming
  • Staff Sgt. Ann Mitchell

    What does your job entail? Teaching classes, creating special events, helping customers, making fitness programs, and doing equipment maintenance.  What do you like about your job? Seeing people change; physically and mentally. Where are you from? Kaukauna, Wis. What do you like about the Air Force? Traveling all over the world and experiencing the
  • SFS ensure safety of all Open House visitors

    Ellsworth's free to the public, open house event scheduled for June 23 is proceeding as planned and events are being finalized. A key player in this year's open house is Ellsworth's security forces squadron. These highly trained and experienced crime fighters have the public's safety foremost in their minds so everyone may enjoy the open house in a
  • Fire department responds to structure fire

    The 28th Bomb Wing fire department responded April 15 to a structure fire located in Box Elder, S.D., approximately one mile south of here. Personnel from Box Elder and five Ellsworth firefighters defensively fought the fire for approximately two hours before deciding to let it burn out. All personnel returned without injury. The Ellsworth fire
  • A-10 Thunderbolt II scheduled to appear

    Events continue to solidify for Ellsworth's open house scheduled for June 23rd here. Col. Bruce Emig, 28th Bomb Wing vice -commander, provided a few details on one of the featured events visitors can expect. "One of the events we're planning is a B-1, low-altitude airfield attack," said Colonel Emig. Colonel Emig said, as a member of the B-1 flying
  • Ellsworth Open House scheduled for June 23

    A free to the public open house event is scheduled for June 23 at Ellsworth Air Force Base. This year's open house is centered on a bomber heritage theme. "I cordially invite all of our neighbors in surrounding communities to come out and spend the day with us," said Col. Jeffry Smith, 28th Bomb Wing commander. "This will truly be a fine display of
  • Rapid City Police Department trains with Ellsworth’s honor guard

    One of Ellsworth's honor guard's four-day training classes wrapped up April 12, but this class was different from most as it included officers from the Rapid City Police Department. The officers come out to train so they can provide proper honors for their own members who lose their lives, said Staff Sgt. Ruben TrejoSanchez, 28th Bomb Wing Honor

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