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  • One milestone at a time, pediatrician takes care of children

    ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE, S.D. – As service members here at Ellsworth AFB start families of their own, a dedicated and professional approach to the health and well-being of children is greatly needed. That need has recently been answered with the arrival of Capt. Megan McDonald, a pediatrician with the 28th Medical Group. She provides a unique
  • Creech reaps benefits from an all MQ-9 force

    Maintainers assigned to the 432d Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, Tiger Aircraft Maintenance Unit launched their first-ever MQ-9 Reaper Aug. 25, 2016.
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  • Immunization specialists help safeguard Airmen from illness

    On any given day, millions of germs and viruses circulate around the neighborhoods, homes and workspaces of Airmen and families. One way the base combats harmful germs and viruses and prevents them from harming team Ellsworth is through various immune building vaccinations. The responsibility for ensuring Ellsworth's Airmen, family members and
  • Ellsworth's Mortuary Affairs cares for fallen Airmen

    Upon entering the Air Force, all members swear to support and defend the constitution of the U.S. For some, that commitment results in making the ultimate sacrifice.Guaranteeing servicemembers who make that sacrifice are honored with the utmost respect, is the mission of the 28th Force Support Squadron Mortuary Affairs section."Dignity, honor and
  • Getting thrifty at the B-One Yard Store

    The B-One Yard and Consignment store has been in the business of providing Airmen savings on household goods for more than five years.While its primary purpose is to function as a non-profit thrift shop, it also offers various programs designed to provide savings for active duty members and their families.The store offers eligible Airmen resources
  • Victim Advocate Files: Senior Airman Heather Starling

    (Editor's Note: This feature story is part of the "Victim Advocate Files" series that focuses on the Airmen who provide support to sexual assault victims and do their part to prevent future incidents among Ellsworth Airmen.)Ellsworth is currently home to 32 victim advocates - men and women who sacrifice their time and energy to make certain no
  • Historically speaking -- Ellsworth's human database

    Decades ago, a young boy dug through an old box in his grandmother's closet and found a faded and tattered photo of his grandfather wearing all of his military ribbons and badges. Wonder, curiosity and a sense of awe ensued.The boy would spend much of his young life trying to figure things out about the image and studying more about his
  • Weapons load Airmen help win the fight

    Weapons load crew Airmen assigned to the 28th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron enable the base's B-1 fleet to provide critical air presence, precision strike and reconnaissance capability worldwide. While this may sound general to some, those who understand the crucial role played by these Airmen know full well how important they are to the base