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  • 28th MUNS slated to conduct munitions inventory

    The 28th Munitions Squadron will conduct a 100 percent semi-annual munitions inventory March 7, in accordance with Air Force Instruction 21-201, "Management and Maintenance of Non-Nuclear Munitions."All munitions stockpile items will be frozen during this period for accountability. Munitions users must schedule appropriately to ensure all munitions
  • Tax Center opens Feb. 1

    The Tax Center is scheduled to open on Feb. 1 to provide income tax preparation assistance to the base community during the 2016 tax season.Trained base tax preparers will assist active duty members, dependents and retirees with completing and filing their personal tax returns.The tax center is located in suite 1300 of the Rushmore Center and will
  • Marriage, divorce updates in DEERS

    Marriage and divorce updates in the Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System should be done as soon as possible.Required documents for marriage updates are a certified marriage certificate, picture ID and Social Security card for a new spouse.Divorce updates require a certified divorce decree and should be done as soon as the divorce is
  • Family care plans required for unique situations

    Family Care Plans: in accordance with Air Force Instruction 36-2908, "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 you fall into one of these
  • UPDATE: on-base school bus schedule

    The Ellsworth Air Force Base school bus schedule has been updated and can be found by clicking here. These changes will go into effect Jan. 25.Additionally, the Black Hills Estates school bus route has changed and can be found by clicking here.For more information, call Brandy Wyatt, 28th Force Support Squadron school liaison officer, at (605)
  • 28th MDG updates training hours

    Beginning Feb. 17, the 28th Medical Group will be closed for training every third Wednesday of each month from 2 to 4:30 p.m.For more information on this and other activities at the 28th MDG, call the appointment line at (605) 385-6700.
  • Diversity Council recognizes MLK Jr. Day

    A representative from the base's Diversity Council spoke to approximately 59 Airmen on embracing diversity and community service and its importance at the Dakota's Club on Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., Jan. 12, 2016.Staff Sgt. Erik Perthel, 28th Medical Operations Squadron public health technician, gave a presentation to recognize the Martin
  • ADA guidance on service animals

    The Americans with Disabilities Act has specific guidance on service animals. These requirements clarify and refine issues that have arisen in the past. Some of the main points are listed below.A service animal is individually trained to do work or perform tasks for a person with a disability, such as guiding people who are blind, alerting people
  • Estate claims for Special Agent Peter Taub

    Second Lt. Kendall McNelis, 28th Force Support Squadron readiness officer in charge, has been appointed the summary courts officer for the estate of Special Agent Peter Taub, Air Force Office of Special Investigation Det. 816. All claims for or against the estate of the deceased must be submitted to the SCO.   For more information, call McNelis at