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  • Memorial Day tour open to Vietnam and Korean War veterans

    Ellsworth is inviting Vietnam and Korean War veterans from the Black Hills area to participate in several events on base May 21, aimed at honoring their service.From 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., the base will provide veterans a tour of the base, a B-1 bomber and munitions display, and conclude with a Memorial Day retreat ceremony.For more information or to
  • South Dakota officials requesting information on deer poaching incident

    The South Dakota Department of Game, Fish and Parks is requesting information about a poaching incident that occurred on base January 2015.Officials discovered two deer carcasses, apparently killed by bow and arrow and left for waste, Jan. 4 and 5, and SD GF&P is currently investigating the incident.Anyone with information about the incident can
  • Extended flightline operations

    The 28th Bomb Wing will extend airfield operating hours on April 26, May 1 and 3 due to operations related to a Green Flag exercise. Normal airfield operations will be extended to include Sunday flying during this timeframe.Base residents and the surrounding communities can expect to hear noises associated with flying aircraft and maintenance
  • Estate claims for A1C Timvorres D. Harper

    Capt. Dexter Binion, 28th Security Forces Logistics Officer, has been appointed the summary court officer for the estate of Airman First Class Timvorres Harper, 28th Security Forces Response Force Member. All claims for or against the estate of the deceased must be submitted to the summary court officer.For more information, call Binion at (443)
  • Tax Center saves Team Ellsworth personnel thousands during tax season

    In less than a month after opening its doors, volunteers at the base Tax Center have saved Airmen more than $44,500 in preparation fees. And there's still time on the clock.More than 200 personnel from Ellsworth have received assistance preparing their taxes from trained tax preparers. Active duty members, family members and retirees are eligible
  • Public Health Advisory: Measles

    The 28th Medical Group Public Health office has issued a Public Health Advisory regarding measles.Measles is one of the most contagious of all infectious diseases, with approximately nine out of 10 unvaccinated persons with close contact to infected patients developing the disease. During the month of January, 102 people from 14 states were
  • Public Health Advisory: Influenza

    The 28th Medical Group Public Health office has an updated Public Health Advisory regarding seasonal influenza.The Centers for Disease Control estimates each year on average 5 to 20 percent of the U.S. population contracts influenza, resulting in the hospitalization of more than 200,000 people. The single best way to prevent seasonal flu is to get
  • 28th MUNS inventory to occur in March

    The 28th Munitions Squadron will conduct a 100 percent semi-annual munitions inventory, March 11 to 13, in accordance with Air Force Instruction 21-201, "Management and Maintenance of Non-Nuclear Munitions."All munition stockpile items will be frozen during this period for accountability. Munitions users must ensure all turn-ins and other
  • Base Protestant services merge Dec. 7

    The 28th Bomb Wing Chapel staff is scheduled to merge protestant gospel and contemporary services starting Dec. 7.The new service will be held each Sunday at 10 a.m. at the Freedom Chapel.For more information, contact the 28th BW Chapel office at (605) 385-1598.
  • Estate claims for Tech. Sgt. Joshua Lowell

    Capt. Cassandra Cowher, 28th Munitions Squadron operations officer, has been appointed the summary court officer for the estate of Tech. Sgt. Joshua Lowell, 28th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron hydro lead technician. All claims for or against the estate of the deceased must be submitted to the summary court officer.For more information, call Cowher

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