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  • Ellsworth celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

    In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, which is officially celebrated Sept. 15-Oct. 15, the base Diversity Council hosted two cultural events on Ellsworth Air Force Base.
  • Fire prevention week warms up at Ellsworth

    National Fire Prevention and Safety Week was started in 1925 by President Calvin Coolidge to help educate the populous about proper techniques when dealing with fires. During this week, fire departments across the country get out into their local communities to teach fire hazard awareness and the importance having fire escape plans at work and at home. Each year, the event’s theme changes, and this year it’s: “Look. Listen. Learn.”
  • 28th FSS hosts triathlon

    The 28th Force Support Squadron hosted the tri-to-b1 triathlon to all who have base access. The triathlon consisted of three parts, which included a 500-meter swim, a five-kilometer run and a 10-kilometer bicycle ride. Participants could either compete individually or in teams. Participants were broken up into age groups to make the race as fair as possible. Winners were given a ribbon and second place was awarded a certificate.
  • CATM inspects Ellsworth’s weapons

    The 28th Security Forces Squadron combat arms training and maintenance flight, conducted their biannual inspection of firearms on Ellsworth Air Force Base. They checked weapons for any defects and conducted routine weapon maintenance. CATM Airmen conducted the inspection of all base weapons to ensure they are ready for use in a deployed environment and for training purposes.
  • First responders help make “Freshmen Impact” a success

    Editor’s note: This story contains graphic images that may be disturbing to some readers. ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE, S.D. – Members from the 28th Civil Engineer Squadron and the 28th Medical Group joined with local first responders to show students the dangers of driving under the influence on May 9, 2018, at Douglas High School in Box Elder.
  • Last shift: snow teams alleviate road conditions

    The 28th Civil Engineer Squadron’s heavy equipment shop conducted 24-hour operations to remove snow from priority areas, April 13. The 28th CES Airmen ensured mission essential personnel were capable of driving safely on base.
  • New dorms to accommodate a growing Ellsworth

    The roar of heavy machinery, the clanging of hammers and the buzzing of saws is something commonly heard near the Jefferson dormitory. The noise starts before sunrise and continues after sunset. Workers assemble the buildings with speed, skill and steady hands in order to meet their deadline and provide Airmen a home away from home while they are stationed at Ellsworth Air Force Base.
  • Continuing your (military) education

    "You don't become a champion on the field," said Chief Master Sgt. Kaleth O. Wright, the Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force, in response to a question about morale at the Air Force Association's Air Warfare Symposium in Orlando, Fla., March 2, 2017. "You become a champion in practice."
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