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  • 28th MDG successfully provides COVID-19 vaccines at POD

    The 28th Medical Group used the point of distribution (POD) concept to provide approximately 1,250 beneficiaries with their first or second doses (if the first was administered by the 28th MDG) of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine within a 12-hour period March 19. The POD provides the 28th MDG with the ability to immunize a large population within a limited amount of time, reducing health risks within the community and keeping Airmen mission ready.
  • Ellsworth B-1s represent AFGSC at Red Flag 21-2

    B-1B Lancers from the 37th Bomb Squadron participated in Red Flag 21-2 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, from March 8-19. The two-week exercise provided Airmen the opportunity to train realistically alongside a number of different units and airframes from across the U.S. and around the world. In addition to the B-1, Red Flag hosted several airframes from allied nations including the E-3 Sentry Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS) from NATO; F-35 Lightning IIs from Sweden and Norway; and F-15SG Eagle fighter jets from Singapore.
  • 28th SFS defenders receive new female body armor

    Female Airmen assigned to the 28th Security Forces Squadron received the Aspetto Mach V Female Body Armor (FBA) system at Ellsworth Air Force Base on March 2. Previously, female defenders wore the same body armor specifically designed for their male counterparts.
  • Air Force Announces Final EIS for the B-21 MOB 1 Beddown

    The Air Force is publishing a Notice of Availability (NOA) in the Federal Register that announces the availability of the Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the B-21 Main Operating Base 1 Beddown at Dyess AFB, Texas or Ellsworth AFB, South Dakota. The publication of the NOA on March 19, 2021 begins a 30-day waiting period before the Record of Decision for this action can be signed.
  • Ellsworth B-1s, Airmen Participating in Red Flag Exercise

    Nearly 200 Ellsworth Airmen and several B-1 bombers are participating in Red Flag 21-2, one of the Air Force’s largest combat training exercises, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, March 8-19.
  • B-21 Prototype Environmental Protection Shelters construction, test underway

    Air Force Global Strike Command and the B-21 Program Office are testing various prototype shelters to identify the most effective and affordable designs that could be used across all three B-21 Main Operating Bases, the depot, and even at forward operating locations.
  • B-1 bomber debuts at Aero India 2021

    The government-sponsored Aero India 2021, Asia's largest trade show opened its doors at Yelahanka Air Force Station in Bengaluru Feb. 3, ushering in foreign delegates and representatives from more than 60 countries and 500 defense industry companies.
  • Supervisor 101: bridging the gap

    The 28th Maintenance Squadron has created an advanced approach to develop the leadership skills of recent Airmen Leadership School (ALS) graduates and first-time supervisors. Supervisor 101 is a four-day course designed to bridge the gap between the broad scope of leadership taught in ALS and the narrow scope of supervisory skills necessary to guide maintenance Airmen.
  • 28th MDG has gone mobile

    Ellsworth is one of only two Air Force Global Strike bases to have a Mobile Expeditionary Readiness Clinic – also known as the MERC. The MERC, a mobile medical trailer, was designed with Airmen in mind. The 28 1/2 foot trailer is capable of providing health care directly to Airmen at their work locations across the installation.
  • B-1B Integrated Battle Station modification is complete

    An eight-year project to install the Integrated Battle Station on 60 B-1B Lancers was completed in September 2020, ahead of schedule, with Ellsworth Air Force Base receiving its first upgraded B-1 in 2016.
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