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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.
  • 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.
  • Base conducting exercise March 22-26

    The base will conduct an active shooter exercise the week of March 22-26. This exercise is intended to evaluate the ability of the 28th Bomb Wing to respond to an active shooter situation on the installation.
  • Base to offer Pfizer COVID vaccines to beneficiaries 16 and older

    Beneficiaries and base personnel who have not received the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines previously will have the opportunity to receive their initial (or second for those who have already received their first through the 28th Medical Group) dose March 19 at a point of distribution (POD) site in the base’s Installation Deployment Readiness Center.
  • 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.
  • A very merry Camp SoDak Christmas

    The holidays are still happening for families at Ellsworth! On Nov. 29, the local community and the non-profit Camp Together Living a Challenge (TLC) hosted a holiday-themed event for military families who were in need of a little extra cheer this year.
  • 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.
  • Winter is back: what to know about ROADCON Black

    Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., has introduced a new Road Condition classification known as black Oct. 17, 2020. Road Condition Black will be enforced if driving conditions are extremely dangerous. Only emergency services, snow removal and mission critical vehicles will be permitted to travel at that time.
  • 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.
  • Back2School Brigade prepares families for upcoming school year

    The 28th Force Support Squadron hosted the Back2School Brigade to prepare families for the upcoming school year with basic supplies and necessities at Ellsworth AFB Aug. 15.
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