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  • Ellsworth’s own ‘tomboys’

    It’s been said that men are from Mars and women are from Venus, but when it comes to accomplishing the mission in the U.S. Air Force, the “Venusians” are keeping up with the “Martians” without breaking a stride.Not only are they cooking up hot meals in services, setting up competitions at the

  • Loud and proud ... HUAH!

    Like most Americans, many of you have likely watched American Idol. If you have seen American Idol, you know that contestants who sing on the show are “proud and loud.”We share a lot in common with the contestants. Just like the contestants on the show, we in the United States Air Force are proud

  • MCAA observances educate, celebrate highlighted cultures

    Although recently briefed as a best practice at the Air Combat Command Commanders’ Conference, Ellsworth’s Multi-Cultural Awareness Association may not be a familiar name to many Ellsworth Airmen.This unique organization has been given the mission to provide cultural variety and awareness to the

  • Get moving: Be more than ‘fit to fight,’ get yourself fit for life!

    The New Year is rapidly underway, and many of us are busy trying to keep our New Year’s resolutions of getting into shape, losing weight and eating better. Most people have great intentions, but unfortunately after two or three weeks, old habits are welcomed back and no long-term changes have been

  • Deployments 101: how Team Ellsworth deploys

    Wouldn’t it be great if we could take a class on how to deploy a wing and have it all figured out? Sounds simple doesn’t it? Unfortunately, it’s not that simple. Although many people “see” a wing deployment as smooth or error-free, deploying a wing takes a lot of behind-the-scenes work. There are

  • Having what it takes to be a ‘new monkey’

    My boss sometimes calls me the new monkey. I hope that sentence has you asking, “What in the world does that mean?” And if it does, I can’t think of a better time to explain it, so here’s the story. Some scientists put three monkeys in a big cage. The monkeys are placed on one side of the cage