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  • UPDATE: on-base school bus schedule

    The Ellsworth Air Force Base school bus schedule has been updated and can be found by clicking here.For more information, call Brandy Wyatt, 28th Force Support Squadron school liaison officer, at (605) 385-1381.
  • 28th BW safety to host Street Smart demo

    The 28th Bomb Wing is scheduled to host a Street Smart demonstration at the Pride Hangar Aug. 28 at 7, 9, and 11 a.m.According to the Stay Alive From Education (S.A.F.E) website, the Street Smart program will provide insight into the real-life drama of firefighters and paramedics working to save lives. The presentation will cover the dangers of
  • Public Health Advisory: Tularemia

    The 28th Medical Group Public Health office has an updated Public Health Advisory regarding Tularemia.According to a state health official in Pierre, South Dakota, Tularemia, or rabbit fever, is on the rise, with seven cases reported in the Black Hills region since June 2015. Six of the South Dakota cases were adults over the age of 50 and one was
  • Public Health Advisory: West Nile Virus

    The 28th Medical Group Public Health office has released an updated Public Health Advisory regarding West Nile Virus.The South Dakota Department of Health has reported nine cases of the West Nile Virus disease since May 2015. The disease is spread by mosquitoes, and the 28th Medical Group Public Health office is responsible for trapping and testing
  • Airmen receive Article 15 punishments

    During the month of July, several Ellsworth Airmen received Article 15 nonjudicial punishments for their actions.A staff sergeant from the 28th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron received an Article 15 for two specifications of destruction of government property, and for one specification of throwing an Airman into a chair. Punishment consisted of
  • Dakota Thunder Airshow app, social media hashtags available

    The 2015 Dakota Thunder airshow and open house is fast approaching and will be here Aug. 15 and 16.Those planning to attend can download the free Dakota Thunder Airshow application for their smartphone. To do so, search for "Dakota Thunder Airshow" in either the Google Play Store for Android or iTunes App Store for iPhone.Available on the app are
  • Active shooter exercise scheduled July 9

    The base will conduct an active shooter exercise during the day July 9. Baseand area residents should anticipate simulated gunfire, sirens and responsevehicles. All personnel are expected to take the appropriate actions intheir work centers.The intent of the exercise is to evaluate the 28th Bomb Wing's ability toreact, respond to and mitigate an
  • Government procured move blackout in effect until Aug.10

    Due to market saturation in the commercial moving industry, a blackout for government procured shipments originating in South Dakota is currently in effect through mid-August for all personnel who intend to schedule a government procured move or release of non-temporary storage.According to the Regional Joint Personal Property Shipping Office, the
  • Increased flight operations June 22 to 24

    The 28th Bomb Wing will be flying extended hours from June 22 to 24. 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, call
  • Increased flight operations June 8 to 12

    The 28th Bomb Wing will be flying extended hours from June 8 to 12. 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, call
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