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  • Ellsworth Airmen assist in wildfire consuming Custer

    Ellsworth Airmen worked side-by-side with more than 330 firefighters from districts across four surrounding states to combat a wildfire consuming Custer State Park that began Dec. 11.“A downed power line was the original cause to the fire, the winds were really bad that night and knocked a tree on top of the line,” said Kobee Stalder, a public
  • JTACs and aircrews participate in joint exercise over PRTC

    Ellsworth aircrews worked side-by-side with members of the 582nd Helicopter Group and Joint Terminal Attack Controllers from the United Kingdom’s Royal Air Force, during a joint-training exercise over the Powder River Training Complex from Dec. 4 to 8, 2017.The exercise provided each unit an opportunity to integrate with Air Force Global Strike
  • 2017 base tree lighting brightens up the holidays

    Alaina Lara, daughter of Senior Airman Ashley Sammelman, a metals technician assigned to the 28th Maintenance Squadron, reaches for one of the Christmas tree lights during the Base Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony at Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., Dec. 1, 2017. This annual event provides Airmen and their families a chance to celebrate the holiday
  • Trees for Troops has Ellsworth “Rockin Around the Christmas Tree”

    Ellsworth Airmen and their families will receive an early holiday gift December 1st with a delivery of approximately 250 Christmas trees.
  • U.S. bombers conduct bilateral training with Royal Australian Air Force in conjunction with Lightning Focus exercise

    Two U.S. Air Force B-1B bombers conducted a bilateral integrated training mission with the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) as part of Exercise Lightning Focus over the northern coast of Australia, Nov. 27.
  • 28th MDG hosts Coffee with Commanders

    The 28th Medical Group hosted a “Coffee with the Commanders” event inside the clinic at Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D. Nov. 20, 2017. The event provided the Ellsworth community a chance to connect with leaders of the 28th MDG. (U.S. Air Force photo illustration by Airman 1st Class Donald C. Knechtel)
  • Finalists to compete for Air Force Entertainer of the Year

    Voting ends Nov. 30 in the 2017 Air Force Entertainer of the Year. Meet the three finalists as well as the category winners and learn how to cast your vote.
  • USAF competition highlights premier ICMB, bomber, helo, security forces

    Air Force Global Strike Command holds its biennial Global Strike Challenge trophy return and score posting events at Hoban Hall on Barksdale Air Force Base, Nov. 13-15.
  • Air Force Global Strike Command Innovation & Technology Symposium

    Air Force Global Strike Command is partnering with the National Defense Industrial Association to host the 2017 AFGSC Innovation and Technology Symposium at the Shreveport Convention Center in Shreveport, Louisiana, beginning Nov. 13.
  • Patriot Gate to be closed Nov. 10

    The Patriot Gate also known as the school gate will be closed Nov. 10, 2017, in conjunction with Veteran’s Day and Douglas School closures.