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  • Ellsworth Airmen to wear new badge

    After graduating from technical school, most Airmen receive one occupational badge to distinguish themselves as authorities in their field. When Airmen in the civil engineer readiness career field graduate, they now get two. The new badge, approved in February, will uniquely identify Air Force readiness personnel for their combined knowledge of
  • Dorm Dodgeball arrives at Ellsworth

    Imagine two teams of school children using big red, rubber balls and flinging them at one another in a fifth grade physical education class. The children are scrambling, catching, or avoiding the balls. This activity is known as dodgeball, and it's coming to Ellsworth dorms Nov. 18. The Dorm Dodgeball event at the Bellemy Fitness Center, Nov. 18 at
  • Ellsworth cops take to the skies

    In the theater of operations in Afghanistan and surrounding areas, Air Force aircraft are often required to land in remote forward operating locations on a runway consisting of nothing but a strip of dirt on the ground. In places such as this, an Air Force bird might look like the proverbial sitting duck to an enemy combatant or rogue
  • 12 AF/AFSOUTH commander sends holiday message

    The holiday season is rapidly approaching. This is special time of year for sharing and enjoying time with family and friends. The holiday season is an excellent time to relax, unwind and recharge your batteries. Unfortunately, for many, the holidays can bring significant stress and worry. Whether it's determining where to go, the cost of travel
  • Ellsworth Airmen earn honors at NCO Academy

    Four Ellsworth Airmen took home honors from 06-7 Non-commissioned officer Academy at Keesler Air Force Base. "Ellsworth's top showing in the NCOA was not a surprise to me," said 28th Bomb Wing Command Chief, Chief Master Sgt. John Gillette. "I know the caliber of NCOs we have and what they bring to the fight everyday. Ellsworth has made
  • Education center transforming to call center

    The new Air Force Financial Services Center is a few steps closer to becoming a reality at Ellsworth. Part of the financial services center will be located in what was formerly the education center. The changes to the building exterior will be transparent to the casual observer, but the interior is getting a major face-lift. "We're basically doing
  • Air Force announces 417 new chiefs, Ellsworth's home to 4

    The Air Force's newest chiefs were selected after an evaluation board reviewed individual records of all eligible senior master sergeants Oct. 10 through 19 the at Air Force Personnel Center, Randolph Air Force Base, Texas. Of the 2,475 eligible seniors, 417 were selected to put on the highest enlisted rank; four of those selected are stationed
  • Ellsworth's newest enlisted leaders graduate

    Twenty-seven Airmen graduated from Ellsworth's Airman Leadership School and were recognized at during a ceremony Nov. 3 at the Dakota's club. Since January, 162 people have graduated from the Airman Leadership School. Award winners and graduates were:John Levitow Award Karen Harris, 28th Civil Engineer Squadron Distinguished Graduates Mark Watson,
  • Airmen of Note to perform in Box Elder

    Airmen of Note, the Air Force's premier jazz band, offers the Black Hills community a free concert Nov. 14 at 7 p.m. in the Douglas High School Gymnasium in Box Elder. Doors open at 6 p.m. and seating is on a first come, first served basis. The group was created in 1950 to carry on the style and tradition of the Glenn Miller Army Air Forces Dance
  • Ellsworth enters EPA's Track Performance Program

    During a ceremony Oct. 31 Ellsworth Air Force Base became the first Air Force-owned installation to accept membership into the Environmental Protection Agency's Performance Track Program. Ellsworth deserves the satisfaction of knowing it is doing the right thing - investing in environmental quality for our children and grandchildren, said Robert
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