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  • CSP helps secure Airmen’s future

    Airmen – who are retiring or within six months of their enlistment’s end – can apply to take part in a career skills program, which allows them to receive on-the-job training with companies before they separate from the Air Force.
  • 8th AF commander tours Ellsworth

    After firing an M-240 Bravo machine gun, watching his aide-de-camp get taken down in a security forces K-9 demonstration, and addressing the men and women of Ellsworth Air Force Base in an all call assembly, Maj. Gen. James Dawkins Jr. experienced a little bit of everything during his visit here Nov. 13.
  • AFRC receives grant from the AFAS

    The 28th Force Support Squadron Airman & Family Readiness Center received a grant from the Air Force Aid Society to help military spouses receive education in the nursing career field. Fifteen spouses from Ellsworth Air Force Base were awarded the grant.
  • Raider Airmen fly in Green Flag 18-10

    More than 100 Airmen from the 37th Bomb Squadron and 28th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron at Ellsworth Air Force Base departed Oct. 25 to participate in exercise Green Flag 18-10, which runs from Oct. 25 to Nov. 9.
  • Combat Raider 19-1 keeps forces ready, lethal

    Aircrew from all 8th Air Force bases flew over the Powder River Training Complex together for the first time during Combat Raider 19-1 on Oct. 16-18. They coordinated with joint tactical air controllers from the Royal Canadian Armed Forces and Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, who helped coordinate simulated air strikes from the ground.
  • Zombie 5k to terrify base

    The 28th Force Support Squadron will be hosting a free Zombie 5k, Oct. 24 at the Heritage Pavilion. Volunteers will be dressed as zombies and positioned along the trail to scare runners as they pass. All ages are welcome at the event. Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a legal guardian. The event will be held from 5:30-7 p.m. For more information or to register, contact the Bellamy Fitness Center at (605) 385-2265.
  • Ellsworth celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

    In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, which is officially celebrated Sept. 15-Oct. 15, the base Diversity Council hosted two cultural events on Ellsworth Air Force Base.
  • Fire prevention week warms up at Ellsworth

    National Fire Prevention and Safety Week was started in 1925 by President Calvin Coolidge to help educate the populous about proper techniques when dealing with fires. During this week, fire departments across the country get out into their local communities to teach fire hazard awareness and the importance having fire escape plans at work and at home. Each year, the event’s theme changes, and this year it’s: “Look. Listen. Learn.”
  • Best tool for the job

    The 28th Maintenance Squadron tool crib maintains and accounts for a multitude of tools used by the aircraft maintainers who keep the B-1s at Ellsworth Air Force Base flight-worthy and ready to deploy at a moment’s notice. The tool crib Airmen distribute the maintenance equipment, as necessary, and also make sure the tools are returned when no longer in need. The unit’s goal is to ensure that Airmen working on the B-1s will always have the right tool to get the job done.
  • 28th FSS hosts triathlon

    The 28th Force Support Squadron hosted the tri-to-b1 triathlon to all who have base access. The triathlon consisted of three parts, which included a 500-meter swim, a five-kilometer run and a 10-kilometer bicycle ride. Participants could either compete individually or in teams. Participants were broken up into age groups to make the race as fair as possible. Winners were given a ribbon and second place was awarded a certificate.
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