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  • Equal Opportunity represents “one team, one fight”, brings home 5th award

    The United States Declaration of Independence’s preamble starts with “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal…” These words have been trusted, followed and defended to some people’s last breath. They define the basic view of the United States: equality for all. Not only abiding by the preamble, but also the core
  • Ellsworth hosts base appreciation day

    Airman 1st Class Bradyn McIntosh-Oldaker, a firefighter assigned to the 28th Civil Engineer Squadron, demonstrates the Hurst Jaws of Life during a Base Appreciation Day at Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., Sept. 16, 2017. The fire department, along with other base agencies set up display tables for event participants to learn more about how they all
  • Airmen offer helping hand during the United Way Day of Caring

    Volunteering doesn’t always mean cleaning a section of highway every few months. It’s about giving back. For Ellsworth, this belief is showcased by its Airmen helping to improve the Black Hills community whenever an opportunity presents itself.
  • Combat Raider 18-1 scheduled for Oct. 11 - 12

    Combat Raider, a military exercise involving various aircraft, is scheduled to begin Oct. 11 in parts of the Powder River Training Complex, and will conclude Oct. 12, 2017.Combat Raider provides joint and coalition training under realistic scenarios that support full spectrum operations against modern threats and replicate today’s combat
  • Ellsworth to host appreciation day event

    Ellsworth AFB is hosting an Appreciation Day event, Sep. 16, 2017 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the Pride Hangar. The event will feature the Air Force's 70th Anniversary, focusing on the innovation, teamwork and heritage of our Airmen. The outstanding achievements of the 28th Bomb Wing Airmen, and the support of families and friends will also be
  • Ellsworth readies families, children for back to school

    The Airman and Family Readiness Center hosted the 2017 Back to School Round Up event in the Pride Hangar at Ellsworth Air Force Base, South Dakota, Aug. 26, 2017.More than 300 families participated in the day’s events, which included the distribution of free school supplies and other educational resources for children and parents in preparation for
  • Chapel to host marriage enrichment event

    As a way to improve relationships, the Ellsworth Chapel will host a free marriage enrichment event at the Holiday Inn Rushmore Plaza in Rapid City, South Dakota, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sept. 8, 2017.The seminar, Marriage 101: Engaged and Married, is unique as it is open to all military members and their spouse or fiancé, regardless of military
  • A titan laid to rest

    After 30 years inside a hangar at Ellsworth Air Force Base, a Titan I missile was moved to its final resting place at the South Dakota Air and Space Museum in Box Elder, Aug. 16, 2017. Before a crew from the 28th Civil Engineer Squadron transported this historic behemoth to the cradles that hold it now, the retired nuclear missile was more than a
  • A&FRC hosts Back to School Round Up

    The Airman and Family Readiness Center will host the 2017 Back to School Round Up on Aug. 26 from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Pride Hangar on Ellsworth.The event is hosted by the A&FRC prior to the start of each school year to provide educational resources to base families. Additionally, Operation Home Front will provide free school supplies to the first
  • 17th Annual Dakota Thunder Run shakes Ellsworth

    Members of the Green Knights Military Motorcycle Club hosted the 17th Annual Dakota Thunder Run at Ellsworth Air Force Base with more than 130 participants riding their motorcycles 37 miles to Sturgis, South Dakota, Aug 8, 2017.