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  • 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.
  • AFSVC launches pilot program for online food ordering at NAF operations

    As part of the Air Force Services Center’s enterprise-wide E-commerce initiative, the Nonappropriated Fund Food and Beverage Branch is launching a pilot program bringing online food ordering and pick-up to NAF food operations. Air Force Global Strike Command installations are the first onboard to test the online food ordering system. 
  • 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.
  • B-1s return to Indo-Pacific, conduct bilateral training

    Air Force B-1B Lancers returned to the Indo-Pacific region to conduct bilateral Bomber Task Force operations out of Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, July 17.
  • Summer Safety – What you should know

    With warmer weather comes opportunities to not only enjoy the outdoors, but also opens the doors to injury. Here are some tips to remain safe while taking part in summer activities.
  • Aerospace medicine: flight surgeons

    Flight surgeons, despite their official duty title do not perform surgeries while in flight. The misnomer stems from the early days of aviation medicine, when the U.S. Army Aviation Section ordered three military physicians to attend aviation school to ensure aircrew were physically prepared to fly. Today, flight surgeons are more commonly known as ‘flight doctors’ or ‘flight physicians.’ In current times, flight surgeons still play a unique and integral role in the Air Force mission.
  • Another First as Ellsworth B-1s Integrate With Ukrainian, Turkish Assets During BTF Mission

    Ellsworth added another “first-ever” to its long list of accomplishments when a pair of base B-1B Lancers integrated with Ukrainian Su-27 Flankers and MiG-29 Fulcrums as well as Turkish KC-135s during a long-range, long duration Dynamic Force Employment mission throughout Europe and the Black Sea region May 29, 2020.
  • Ellsworth B-1s return to European Theater as part of latest BTF mission

    B-1B Lancers from Ellsworth conducted a second long-range strategic Bomber Task Force mission in the European theater that included key interactions with U.S. assets as well as Danish and Polish forces May 11, 2020.
  • Ellsworth receives masks, distributes to work centers

    A shipment of more than 4,000 face masks arrived at the 28th Logistics Readiness Squadron at Ellsworth Air Force Base April 21. More than 7,000 masks were procured by the 28th Contracting Squadron in an effort to battle the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), with the 28th LRS distributing the first shipment April 22.
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