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  • Recycle option available at Ellsworth Transfer Station

    Environmentally-conscious Airmen who want to clean up their living space have the option of taking plastics, metals and other recyclable materials to the base recycling point, dubbed the transfer station.The transfer station provides an assortment of receptacles labeled for wood, cardboard, metals and other recyclables with even a few devoted to
  • Bandit Inn Airmen, civilians work together to accomplish the mission

    Airmen who cleaned dishes, took out garbage and bussed tables as part of kitchen patrol duty at basic military training may have an idea of how stressful working in a dining facility kitchen can be.Thanks to BH Services, a sub-contractor of the Black Hills Workshop, and a federal contract between the Air Force and disabled civilians in the
  • Sergeant Rides to Cure

    When Tech. Sgt. Kory Lindsey rides his bicycle it takes on more meaning than simply getting a work out. On August 28-29 he plans to use his love of cycling to raise money to help develop a cure for multiple sclerosis. Approximately 400,000 Americans suffer from multiple sclerosis or MS. The disease attacks the central nervous system with symptoms
  • Shake things up with Turbo Hustle!

    Are you looking for a new exhilarating way to spice up a tired work-out routine or to up your cardio performance in preparation for an upcoming PT test? If so, then Kenleen Pringle's Turbo Hustle class, held weekly at the Bellamy Fitness Center, is for you!Mrs. Pringle, affectionately known by her childhood nickname Ms. Keke by her students, offers
  • 28 MXG puts B-1s back on track

    "Our strategy is working," said Col. Jeffrey Taliaferro, 28th Bomb Wing commander. "Thanks to tremendous efforts by our maintainers, the B-1B Lancer fleet is finally trending back to normal operations."This announcement comes after a period of time where the B-1 had been tasked to complete more missions, with less manpower, said Colonel Taliaferro.
  • Matter of the heart

    With a goal of empowering all Ellsworth spouses by providing information, resources and support on local and national levels, the Heart Link program is preparing for its next class, Sept. 9.The program is open to all spouses, regardless of rank, and is designed to strengthen military families with an overview of the 28th Bomb Wing mission and
  • Talking it out - getting through deployment

    "The hardest part of my deployment was being away from my wonderful and beautiful wife, Jenny," said Senior Airman Daniel Bolt, 28th Munitions Squadron aircraft armament systems journeyman. Airman Bolt was part of a group of Airmen who returned home from a deployment to Southwest Asia in support of Operations Iraqi and Enduring Freedom, July 28. He
  • ORI Preparation

    As the date of the Ellsworth operational readiness inspection fast approaches, Airmen on base are practicing their skills to exceed the standards set by evaluators.The ORI is scheduled to take place Oct. 12 through 18, and will feature more than 300 graded items, with dozens of events evaluated simultaneously. "One of the wing's primary goals
  • Demystifying Force Management

    It comes down to an issue of numbers - the Air Force's Force Management programs are being expanded in order to maintain the maximum number of personnel authorized by Congress."Force management, in a nutshell, is when the Air Force analyzes, structures and balances the force to meet mandates established by Congress," said Tech. Sgt. Chris Simmons,
  • Foreign language proficiency earns Airmen more money, free college credit

    Airmen who know one or more foreign languages can apply for a pay raise of up to $ 1,000 a month, and can also earn free college credit.As sited from Air Force Instruction 36-2605, Airmen who know a foreign language are entitled to a Foreign Language Proficiency Bonus in accordance with Department of Defense Instruction 7280.03."Here at Ellsworth
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