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  • Dakota Thunder Run, Engines roar and B-1s soar

    ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE, S.D. – The 19th annual Veteran’s Recognition Ceremony was kicked off by the Dakota Thunder Run at Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., Aug. 6, 2019. Two B-1B Lancer static displays were parked on the flight line for riders to enjoy and take photos of before the ride. Over 170 motorcycle riders began their ride on base and proceeded to Sturgis to participate in the ceremony.
  • Vet Clinic Undergoes Renovations

    The Ellsworth Air Force Base Veterinary Treatment Facility began renovations in April, and is scheduled for completion in December.
  • Budgeting for career, future

    ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE – Budgeting is an important part of almost everyone’s lives. It keeps the lights on, gas in the car and helps people plan both long- and short-term goals.
  • 28th Munitions Squadron Munitions Inventory

    The 28th Munitions Squadron will conduct a 100 percent inventory September 9 - 11 2019, in accordance with Air Force Manual 21-201, Munitions Management. All munitions stockpile items will be frozen during this period for accountability. Munitions users must schedule appropriately to ensure all munitions transactions are completed by 6 a.m. on
  • Ellsworth kicks off summer with a splash

    The 28th Force Support Squadron hosted a pool party at the indoor aquatics center at Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., July 1, 2019. As part of the event, Amber Hulse, Miss South Dakota signed autographs and took photos with participants. For more information on upcoming events at the Bellamy Fitness Center, call 605-385-2266.
  • Ellsworth’s fire pit gets lit

    Firefighters come to Ellsworth Air Force Base for their annual aircraft fire training . Ellsworth's fire training facility utilizes jet fuel, rather than propane, which provides firemen with a more realistic  training experience. 
  • Meeting our new commander

    Col. David A. Doss, assumed command of the 28th Bomb Wing at a change of command ceremony on May 30. People likely know about Doss’ impressive military career but we wanted to introduce him on a personal level. He was kind enough to sit down with us to answer some questions.
  • Ellsworth stays cool with summer reading

    The Holbrook Library is keeping cool with a free Summer Reading Program, set to run from June 20 through July 25. The Summer Reading Program is run in partnership with the Department of Defense Morale, Welfare and Recreation’s Summer Reading Program. The program is designed to encourage reading over the summer to encourage children to retain literacy skills and material learned throughout the school year.
  • Two Ellsworth squadrons recognized as the ‘best’

    Two squadrons at Ellsworth Air Force Base won awards naming them the best squadrons of their kind for U.S. Air Force Global Strike Command in 2018.
  • Innovation Through Collaboration

    Ellsworth Air Force Base and the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology (SDSM&T) have partnered to develop a solar radiation shield for the B-1B Lancer. 
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