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  • Ambulance services drive, strive to keep you alive

    No matter the season, time or weather, a familiar sound can be heard from every corner of the base during an emergency – the wailing of an ambulance’s sirens en route to save a life or heal wounds.
  • Ellsworth AFB: The man behind the base

    What is a name? It can be a symbol of marriage, a title of a business or an aircraft designation. For Ellsworth Air Force Base, it epitomizes a legacy.
  • A community of support

    Around the clock, more than 4,000 Airmen from the 28th Bomb Wing provide airpower. In order for generations of Airmen to serve at Ellsworth AFB, there needs to be a supportive community behind them.The South Dakota Ellsworth Development Authority, created by the state legislature in 2009, collaborates with municipal governments, business leaders
  • 28th Weather Flight: on the job, rain or shine

    Rapid City, South Dakota, has earned the title of having the most unpredictable weather across the U.S. and Ellsworth Air Force Base just ten miles away the brunt of Mother Nature’s fury.
  • HVAC: Keeping Ellsworth between hot and cold

    Extreme temperatures are common at Ellsworth Air Force Base, South Dakota, putting machinery to the test. The 28th Civil Engineer Squadron works hard to provide cool air during the summer months and warm air during the winter months so critical areas on base can effectively function.
  • Vietnam by blood, Air Force in heart

    An old idiom goes ‘home is where the heart is,’ for a 28th Medical Group lieutenant colonel, that saying couldn’t be truer.
  • Choosing your path: the fork in the road to leadership

    The military offers many leadership opportunities throughout a service member’s career. It could be heading up a volunteer event, being the president of a private organization or running a section in his or her unit. All these events help sharpen those who take the chance.
  • Family bonds: more than blood

    With the rapid pace for Airmen, time can be their most valuable possession. There comes a moment when children enter the fray, it could be sports, choir or theater: the time one devotes to their kids resonates with them for the rest of their lives.
  • SAPR races awareness through events, discussions

    Ellsworth Air Force Base is honoring Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month by hosting events to raise awareness and highlight the efforts of victim advocates.
  • PDC- Good For You, Good For Me.

    Throughout an Airman’s career, there will be both assignments and situations that Airmen won’t be prepared for without proper guidance and knowledge.  The team at Ellsworth Air Force Base’s Professional Enhancement Center noticed these opportunities for improvement by developing courses, lectures and programs that will help assist Airmen to be more
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