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  • Ellsworth celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

    In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, which is officially celebrated Sept. 15-Oct. 15, the base Diversity Council hosted two cultural events on Ellsworth Air Force Base.
  • Fire prevention week warms up at Ellsworth

    National Fire Prevention and Safety Week was started in 1925 by President Calvin Coolidge to help educate the populous about proper techniques when dealing with fires. During this week, fire departments across the country get out into their local communities to teach fire hazard awareness and the importance having fire escape plans at work and at home. Each year, the event’s theme changes, and this year it’s: “Look. Listen. Learn.”
  • Ellsworth youths learn to BOUNCE back

    BOUNCE, a youth resiliency series and free program developed to introduce military children to the resiliency skills necessary to get them through difficult times, began at Ellsworth Air Force Base on Oct. 11.
  • Best tool for the job

    The 28th Maintenance Squadron tool crib maintains and accounts for a multitude of tools used by the aircraft maintainers who keep the B-1s at Ellsworth Air Force Base flight-worthy and ready to deploy at a moment’s notice. The tool crib Airmen distribute the maintenance equipment, as necessary, and also make sure the tools are returned when no longer in need. The unit’s goal is to ensure that Airmen working on the B-1s will always have the right tool to get the job done.
  • Base supports Governors' Interstate Indian Council 2018 general assembly

    Col. John Edwards, the 28th Bomb Wing commander, spoke at the Governors’ Interstate Indian Council 2018 general assembly held at the Crazy Horse Memorial to discuss the importance of relationships with the tribal community. Representatives from numerous states attended the meeting to discuss issues and concerns affecting Native Americans throughout the United States.
  • Fuel spill kit innovation implemented

    Kevin Goyer, a 28th Civil Engineer Squadron water quality program engineer, implemented a new flight line spill kit at Ellsworth Air Force Base to provide Airmen with a more efficient way to clean up fuel spills.
  • Raider Airmen return from deployment

    Sept. 18 celebrates the day the Air Force became a separate branch of the military. In the midst of honoring Air Force heritage, Ellsworth families had another reason to celebrate: approximately 350 Airmen returned home from a six-month deployment to Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, supporting Operations Freedom Sentinel and Inherent Resolve.
  • 28th FSS hosts triathlon

    The 28th Force Support Squadron hosted the tri-to-b1 triathlon to all who have base access. The triathlon consisted of three parts, which included a 500-meter swim, a five-kilometer run and a 10-kilometer bicycle ride. Participants could either compete individually or in teams. Participants were broken up into age groups to make the race as fair as possible. Winners were given a ribbon and second place was awarded a certificate.
  • CATM inspects Ellsworth’s weapons

    The 28th Security Forces Squadron combat arms training and maintenance flight, conducted their biannual inspection of firearms on Ellsworth Air Force Base. They checked weapons for any defects and conducted routine weapon maintenance. CATM Airmen conducted the inspection of all base weapons to ensure they are ready for use in a deployed environment and for training purposes.
  • 9/11: A day of remembrance

    Ellsworth Air Force Base hosted several events in dedication of Patriot’s day and the 17th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.
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