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  • Who’s the strongest: Ellsworth Airmen compete to find out

    The Ellsworth Air Force Base’s Strongest Competition was held on Ellsworth AFB, S.D., April 25, 2019. Competitors performed feats of strength throughout five different exercises: max-out deadlift, farmer’s carry, keg run, tire flip and vehicle pull.
  • 28th MDOS New Parent Support Program provides resources for parents

    Being a servicemember can be stressful, but the responsibility of having or starting a family adds to the already heavy burden. But luckily for expecting mothers and new families, the Air Force provides an important resource for them.
  • Civilian life 101

    Some Airmen have served for four years, some have served more than 20. One thing all Airmen have in common is: a plan for the future. Thinking about separating is something that is on the minds of all whose careers in the Air Force draw closer to their conclusion.
  • Breaking the ice: Base, local fire departments train for winter water rescues

    Airmen from the 28th Civil Engineer Squadron Fire Protection Flight practiced life-saving techniques alongside Black Hills firefighters during a three-day ice water rescue training event. Hosted by the Rapid City Fire Department, initial training began in their station’s classroom, after which the group traveled to Canyon Lake in Rapid City for hands-on experience. The training was meant to provide firefighters with the knowledge and skills necessary to keep themselves and others safe in the event of an ice water emergency.
  • Financial readiness: It makes cents

    Financial readiness prepares Airmen for more than just paying their bills on time. It enables Airmen to plan for the future in addition to removing financial distractions that may hamper their ability to support the Air Force mission.
  • Retraining 101

    The principal purpose of the Airman Retraining Program is to maintain an equilibrium of manpower across all Air Force specialty codes (AFSCs). The program allows Airmen to retrain into career fields to alleviate manpower shortages. In addition, it grants Airmen the opportunity to move from their current AFSC to another.
  • Africa: A journey of healing

    When an Airman needs spiritual guidance, counseling or someone to talk to confidentially, they seek out the assistance of an Air Force chaplain. But where do chaplains turn when they encounter trying times? Of course chaplains can always turn to their spiritual companions, but sometimes they need to get away and focus on their own spiritual and mental health.
  • The Chaplain Corps

    The Chaplains and Religious Affairs Airmen of Ellsworth AFB describe what they do, why they do it, and who they do it for.
  • An afternoon with room 138

    The children in room 138 at the McRaven Child Development Center enjoy an afternoon of learning, playing and dancing. The CDC provides military parents with a clean, safe and loving place to bring their children while they work to accomplish the mission.
  • Ghana to the Air Force: a story of travel and service

    A teacher in Ghana has aspirations. She wants to see the world and all that it has to offer and thinks of what her future has in store for her. She yearns to see new places and experience the sights and smells that come with them – to meet new people and form new relationships.
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