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  • 28th Medical Group hosts DECON exercise

    The 28th Medical Group hosted a decontamination exercise to demonstrate and test their readiness and capabilities to handle a simulated Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear threat in a real-world situation. They were timed and tested on their ability to don their gear, set up a DECON station, set up a water heater to provide warm water to the station and clean all harmful chemicals and materials from a training dummy. They were able to complete their task well under the allotted completion time and earn required certifications pertaining to their career field.
  • Ellsworth gets a taste of Latin America

    The Ellsworth Latin American Community (ELAC) hosted a ‘Taste of Latin America’ food tasting event at the Base Exchange food court on Sept. 16. The event was held in observance of National Hispanic Heritage Month, which is observed from Sept. 15 through Oct. 15, in recognition of the many cultures, contributions and accomplishments of Latin and Hispanic American people.
  • KC-135, B-1B Bomber take off at Ellsworth AFB

    Takeoff photos of the KC-135 Stratotanker and B-1B Lancer on Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., Sept. 10, 2019.
  • All walks of life

    Diversity is a word citizens of the U.S. may see quite often these days. It is a word commonly used in the military too. In fact, there are nine congressionally mandated diversity events that highlight different cultures and heritages. Many different people from all walks of life have joined the military to serve their country with honor and valor. But, not all of them are the same.
  • Dakota Thunder Run, Engines roar and B-1s soar

    ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE, S.D. – The 19th annual Veteran’s Recognition Ceremony was kicked off by the Dakota Thunder Run at Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., Aug. 6, 2019. Two B-1B Lancer static displays were parked on the flight line for riders to enjoy and take photos of before the ride. Over 170 motorcycle riders began their ride on base and proceeded to Sturgis to participate in the ceremony.
  • Vet Clinic Undergoes Renovations

    The Ellsworth Air Force Base Veterinary Treatment Facility began renovations in April, and is scheduled for completion in December.
  • Budgeting for career, future

    ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE – Budgeting is an important part of almost everyone’s lives. It keeps the lights on, gas in the car and helps people plan both long- and short-term goals.
  • Ellsworth kicks off summer with a splash

    The 28th Force Support Squadron hosted a pool party at the indoor aquatics center at Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., July 1, 2019. As part of the event, Amber Hulse, Miss South Dakota signed autographs and took photos with participants. For more information on upcoming events at the Bellamy Fitness Center, call 605-385-2266.
  • Meeting our new commander

    Col. David A. Doss, assumed command of the 28th Bomb Wing at a change of command ceremony on May 30. People likely know about Doss’ impressive military career but we wanted to introduce him on a personal level. He was kind enough to sit down with us to answer some questions.
  • Asian Pacific American Heritage Month is celebrated at Ellsworth

    Asian Pacific American Heritage Month has come again to Ellsworth Air Force Base and was celebrated with a food tasting event at The Exchange. Airmen and their families enjoyed cuisine prepared by volunteers who were influenced by the rich cultures of Asians and Pacific Islanders. Attendees also enjoyed hula dancing performed by the Polynesian Dance Group and listened to guest speakers.
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