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  • 2009 "Instant Payback" Club Membership Campaign kicks off

    In an effort to introduce more Air Force members to the benefits of being part of base clubs, the Air Force Services Agency recently kicked-off its 2009 Instant Payback Club Membership Campaign. Part of the campaign, any Ellsworth member who joins Dakota's Club between June 15 and August 15 will receive benefits not normally offered to first-time
  • Operation Air Force prepares future officers

    As they continue their journey toward becoming commissioned officers, 14 Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps cadets toured Ellsworth to view firsthand the daily operations and experiences of the United States Air Force. The cadets, visiting from various colleges and ROTC programs around the country, visited Ellsworth during the first phase of
  • Ellsworth Commissary receives DeCA award

    The Ellsworth Commissary recently received the 2009 Bill Nichols award for best large commissary at the Defense Commissary Agency's 2009 Conference and Training Event in Richmond, Va. DeCA awards this achievement for overall excellence in commissary operations and service with evaluations in four categories: accountability, unit cost, commissary
  • Ellsworth out swings South Dakota National Guard in golf tournament

    The Patriot Cup, part of the Battle of the Business Golf Tournament sponsored by the Rapid City Area Chamber of Commerce, recently concluded in a win for Ellsworth Airmen. It came down to the last hole when both teams were tied at 10-under par, and Ellsworth's team took the win over the South Dakota National Guard with Staff Sgt. Benjamin King, Air
  • May 2009 Article 15s

    An Airman 1st Class from the 28th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron received a Vacation of Suspended Nonjudicial Punishment for one specification of failure to go. Punishment consisted of reduction to Airman. An Airman from the 28th Maintenance Squadron received a Vacation of Suspended Nonjudicial Punishment for one specification of failure to go.
  • Col. Jeffrey Taliaferro assumes leadership of 28 BW

    Lt. Gen. Norman Seip, 12th Air Force commander, officiated the change of command ceremony here, June 4. During the ceremony, Col. Jeffrey Taliaferro assumed command of the 28th Bomb Wing from Col. Scott Vander Hamm. Before relinquishing command, Colonel Vander Hamm thanked the local communities for their continued support of Ellsworth and expressed
  • Dakota Thunder 2009 displays talent, thanks

    Ellsworth B-1B Lancers lead the procession of aerial performances as they blasted past more than 40,000 attendees of the Dakota Thunder 2009 Open House and Air Show May 30 and 31. Ellsworth's open house and air show welcomed attendees to see aerial maneuvers firsthand that demonstrated the U.S. military's air power, select ground operations to
  • Construction to widen road, improve traffic flow

    In an effort to improve traffic flow, the City of Box Elder will perform road construction on Liberty and North Ellsworth roads through Box Elder; work is scheduled for June 8 through August 1, Mondays through Fridays from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Construction, which will result in the widening and reasphalting of the roads, is expected to impact the flow
  • Vehicle accident reminds Airmen of driver vigilance

    Two privately owned vehicles were involved in a two-car crash at approximately noon, May 27, at the intersection of Spaatz Drive and Ellsworth Street. Two of the passengers within the vehicle that was struck were transported to Rapid City Regional hospital with minimal injuries. Members of the 28th Security Forces responded to the accident and

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