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  • Housing Maintenance Phone Numbers

    The maintenance contractors for both government-owned and Centennial housing changed recently. Below are the primary contact numbers, along with the owning agency you may contact during normal business hours if experiencing problems. MFH Contractor (Rushmore & Prairie View): Diversified Services Contracting, 923-5808; Ellsworth Housing Office,
  • The Great Stuff Swap

    The Great Stuff Swap will be held at the Chapel Activities Center Aug. 13, from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. This will be a "free garage sale" where Ellsworth Community members can donate clothing and household goods by dropping them off Aug. 12, from 4 to 6 p.m. Contributors may then come back Aug. 13 at 9:30 a.m. and "shop" through all the donations, and
  • MOPS Ice Cream Social

    Mothers of Preschoolers is throwing an ice cream social to kick off our new year! If you have a child starting kindergarten or younger, or are expecting, come to the Chapel Activities Center Aug. 20, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. for a chance to meet other Ellsworth moms. For more information on MOPS check our webpage, found here.
  • AETC Special Duty Assignment Team briefing

    If you've ever wanted to have the opportunity to recruit sharp individuals into the Air Force as an Air Force Recruiter, mold civilians into Airmen as an Air Force Military Training Instructor, lead transitioning Airmen as a Military Training Leader, or educate Airmen as a Professional Military Education Instructor, the Air Education and Training
  • UPDATED | 28th MUNS warehouse closure

    The 28th Munitions Squadron will close its warehouse to conduct a semi-annual 100 percent inventory, Sept. 6 to 8. Munitions users must ensure all issues, turn-ins and transactions requiring munitions movements or Combat Ammunition System documentation are completed before close of business, Aug. 30. After this date, only bona fide emergency issues
  • Maintenance delays possible

    Ellsworth families residing in Rushmore Heights, Prairie View and Centennial Housing areas may experience housing maintenance delays while the maintenance contracts are transferred . The transfer is schedule to happen Aug. 1, 2011. RUSHMORE HEIGHTS & PRAIRIE VIEW For Rushmore Heights and Prairie View residents, the maintenance phone number,
  • Sports physicals for children

    The 28th Medical Group will provide free children sports physicals Aug. 11, 2011 from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m.The physical is not a benefit under TRICARE, and when done by a civilian provider, is not reimbursable. Appointments can be made by calling the appointment line at 385-6700.To expedite the process, parents need to ensure their child's
  • Gate closures

    The 28th Civil Engineer Squadron will be closing the access gates to Ellsworth Air Force Base throughout July for scheduled maintenance and repairs.Below are the scheduled repair times for the individual gates.Patriot GateJuly 19 from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m.Liberty Gate via Davis DriveJuly 20 from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. Liberty Gate via Schriever StreetJuly 21
  • Family Care Plans

    Single parents, dual military couples with family members and members with civilian spouses, who have unique family situations are required to develop a written plan to be maintained by their squadron commander or first sergeant. If an Airman falls into one of these categories they should contact their first sergeant for further guidance.
  • ID card renewal for dependents

    A sponsor may apply for renewal of a dependents' identification 10 to 20 days prior to expiration of the ID, per AFI 36-3026, paragraph 15.4.The sponsor must be present to sign the DD form 1172, or may sign the DD Form 1172 prior to the dependant coming in. A general Power of Attorney will work for signing the sponsor's signature. Spouses and

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