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  • Wingman Day develops Airmen physically, socially

    Members of team Ellsworth gathered in the Pride Hangar to take part in a semi-annual Wingman Day, April 28, 2017. The events included activities that focused on improving Airmen physically and socially – two pillars that make up Comprehensive Airmen Fitness.“Wingman Day is a day where we focus on

  • Moving tips from TMO

    With the spring and summer seasons upon us, most Airmen know that means it’s permanent change of station season. There are a lot of steps that must be taken to ensure a successful move, whether it is going to another state or country

  • 28th MXS back shop saves AF time, money

    Back shops provide a technical service that Airmen working the flight line depend on in order to keep aircraft running safely, efficiently and smoothly. They spend countless hours troubleshooting components, ordering equipment and fixing parts.  One such back shop at Ellsworth found a way to cut the

  • Rapid City leader garners AF Distinguished Public Service Award

    A longtime friend of Ellsworth and champion for our nation’s military has received the highest award given to non-Department of Defense civilians.Alton “Al” Cornella, a civic leader and retired local business owner, received the Air Force Distinguished Public Service Award for advocating for the Air

  • CDC educator wins national-level award

    A teacher from the Child Development Center at Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., won the 2017 Terry Lynn Lokoff Award, a national-level award promoting young educators’ projects to improve teaching environments for children.   “Terry Lynn Lokoff was a caregiver years ago,” said Heidi Sowers, the award

  • Ellsworth celebrates African American History Month

    Mouth-watering scents of shrimp jambalaya, grits and beans fill the auditorium as Airmen shuffle along a row of white tables and crockpots, filling their plates with heaps of soul food. A slideshow presenting African American History facts plays on repeat in the corner while Airmen and Civilians

  • Offutt Brass performs for Rapid City

    Members of the Ellsworth Honor Guard inspect each other’s uniforms before presenting the colors during a performance by the Offutt Brass at the Performing Arts Center Historic Theater in Rapid City, S.D., on Feb. 22, 2017. Offutt Brass is the brass ensemble of the U.S. Air Force Heartland of America

  • PRTC exercise scheduled for March 14-16

    Combat Raider, a large force exercise of military aircraft, has been scheduled for March 14-16 in the Powder River Training Complex.During this period, people living under the following PRTC military operations areas can expect to see multiple types of aircraft utilizing the areas

  • Ellsworth ‘Rock Star’ wins AF Entertainer of the Year

    The sound of applause echoes off the tall, dark walls, filling the dimly lit auditorium with the irregular beat of hundreds of people clapping. An “American Idol” style theme bumps through the sound system as colorful lights flash across the stage, waiting for him and his guitar to come take their

  • “Dirt Boyz” fight frozen flurries

    Every year, the 28th Civil Engineer Squadron activates a team from within their own unit to remove the icy powder that blankets Ellsworth and threatens the B-1 bomber mission.“We’re 24-hour ops,” said Senior Airman Nicholas Murtagh, a heavy equiptment operator assigned to the 28th Civil Engineer