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  • Department of Defense transitions to Federal ID card issuance guidance

    The Department of Defense has transitioned to only using acceptable identity documents as listed in Subsection 2.7 of the Federal Information Processing Standards Publication 201-2 for DOD ID card issuance. For initial DOD ID card issuance, two forms of identity documents are required. The Real-Time Automated Personnel Identification System will
  • ANG briefings May 24, 25

    Master Sgt. Donald Kirby, Air National Guard in-service recruiter from Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, will conduct briefings on joining the ANG, May 24 at 8 a.m. and May 25 at 2 p.m., in the First Term Airman Center classroom at the Rushmore Center.For more information or to schedule a meeting with the recruiter, call Kirby at (325) 696-1723 or email
  • Base conducting exercise May 16-18

    A cyberspace exercise has been scheduled for May 16-18 on Ellsworth AFB.  The intent of the exercise is to evaluate the 28th Bomb Wing's ability to meet training and mission objectives associated with cyberspace operational capabilities. Exercises are regularly scheduled and this exercise is not being held in response to any specific
  • Updated Public Health Advisory: Zika virus

    The 28th Medical Group Public Health office has updated the Public Health Advisory regarding the Zika virus, which include lists of symptoms and tips for preventing the virus.The Zika virus is an emerging virus transmitted by the bite of an infected mosquito and has now spread to 41 countries, including Bolivia, Costa Rica, Honduras, and Venezuela.
  • Base conducting exercise May 3-5

    An anti-terrorism/force protection exercise has been scheduled for May 3-5 on Ellsworth AFB.  Base and area residents may hear announcements over the "giant voice" system and sirens.The intent of the exercise is to evaluate the 28th Bomb Wing's ability to meet response measures associated with antiterrorism and force protection response. Exercises
  • 28th Bomb Wing Extended Flying Operations at Ellsworth

    The 28th Bomb Wing will extend airfield operating hours on May 3 and 6 for routine training missions.Normal airfield operations will extend to include early morning flying during these days. Base residents and surrounding communities can expect to hear noises associated with flying aircraft and maintenance activities. For more information, call the
  • Firing range issues No Trespassing notice

    The 28th Security Forces Squadron Combat Arms Firing Range Complex, located at 2642 Scott Dr. in the northeast corner of Ellsworth AFB, is off limits to all unauthorized personnel.Firing operations are conducted during day and night hours and can be extremely dangerous. The firing range is a no trespass area.For more information or to gain valid
  • UPDATE: 28th BW conducts final pre-season motorcycle mass briefing

    The make-up motorcycle pre-season briefing will now be held April 13 from 3 to 4:30 p.m. in the Deployment Center Auditorium. Riders who did not attend the briefing last week are encouraged to attend this last mass briefing.For more information, call Staff Sgt. Kenneth Hill, 28th Bomb Wing occupational safety technician, at (605) 385-7233, or
  • Increased flight operations March 14 to 18

    The 28th Bomb Wing will be flying extended hours from March 14 to 18, 2016. Normal airfield operations are scheduled to include nighttime and early morning flying during this period.Base residents and the surrounding communities can expect to hear an increase in noises associated with flying aircraft and maintenance activities.For more information,
  • 28th BW to conduct pre-season motorcycle briefing

    The 28th Bomb Wing will conduct two upcoming annual pre-season motorcycle briefings in accordance with Air Force Instruction 91-207, "The US Air Force Traffic Safety Program," March 24 and April 7.The Green Knights and Dakota Thunder Military Motorcycle Club will hold two mass briefings from 8 to 10 a.m. at the Deployment Center Auditorium, and all