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  • Vehicle maintenance: The summer rebuild

    The 28th Logistics Readiness Squadron’s vehicle maintenance shop is conducting their yearly summer rebuild. The rebuild is put in place to ensure that all snow fleet vehicles are ready to keep the flight line and roads clear of snow during the winter months. This prior maintenance helps to ensure the Ellsworth Air Force Base mission can continue without delays when the weather turns.
  • Dakota Thunder Run cruises to Sturgis rally

    Members from the Green Knights Military Motorcycle Club and 28th Bomb Wing leadership hosted the 18th annual Dakota Thunder Run at Ellsworth Air Force Base on Aug. 7, where over 150 participants rode their motorcycles to Sturgis.
  • British JTACs train with American bombers

    Joint terminal attack controllers, or JTACs, from the British Army trained here July 14 - 24, 2018.
  • Summer Nights starts with CES

    Staff Sgt. Justin Girbach, a 28th Civil Engineer Squadron heavy equipment operator, loosens a latch as he and his team unload tables while setting up for Summer Nights in Rapid City, S.D., July 19, 2018. The team of Airmen assisted with setting up tables and trash cans before the event and returned the next morning to take down the equipment. (U.S.
  • 34th, 37th AMUs compete in load competition

    The 34th and 37th Aircraft Maintenance Units competed in a load competition at Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., July 13, 2018. The two teams competed to see who could load two inert GBU-38/B Joint Direct Attack Munitions and an inert GBU-54 bomb in the fastest time with the fewest errors. Judges based their score on a uniform inspection, tool kit inspection, the loading of the weapons themselves and a written exam.
  • 28th Bomb Wing leads community partnerships in PRTC

    The 28th Bomb Wing is working with the Federal Aviation Administration to continue expanding the Powder River Training Complex and informing communities in Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wyoming of flight operations and exercises.
  • Chapel shows support, connects the spouses of deployed Airmen

    The 28th Bomb Wing Chapel held an event for spouses of deployed and remote Airmen at a pottery painting shop in Rapid City, June 26.
  • Area leaders experience thrill of air refueling mission

    Thirteen area leaders from the Black Hills had the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to witness a key part of the Air Mobility Command mission firsthand during civic leader orientation flights June 26 and 27.
  • Ellsworth kicks off summer with base picnic

    Ellsworth Airmen and their families took part in the annual base picnic at the Dakota’s Club June 22, 2018.
  • Eighth Annual Flag Day Picnic at Ellsworth’s CDC

    The Child Development Center observed National Flag Day during their Eighth Annual Flag Day Picnic, June 14 from 4 to 5 p.m.“I enjoyed the fellowship with the other parents from my son’s class,” said Staff Sgt. Stefanie Dahl, a 28th Medical Group dental hygienist. “I’m glad the CDC stepped up to educate the children about the importance of our