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  • Ellsworth B-1s represent AFGSC at Red Flag 21-2

    B-1B Lancers from the 37th Bomb Squadron participated in Red Flag 21-2 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, from March 8-19. The two-week exercise provided Airmen the opportunity to train realistically alongside a number of different units and airframes from across the U.S. and around the world. In addition to the B-1, Red Flag hosted several airframes from allied nations including the E-3 Sentry Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS) from NATO; F-35 Lightning IIs from Sweden and Norway; and F-15SG Eagle fighter jets from Singapore.
  • Base conducting exercise March 22-26

    The base will conduct an active shooter exercise the week of March 22-26. This exercise is intended to evaluate the ability of the 28th Bomb Wing to respond to an active shooter situation on the installation.
  • Air Force Announces Final EIS for the B-21 MOB 1 Beddown

    The Air Force is publishing a Notice of Availability (NOA) in the Federal Register that announces the availability of the Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the B-21 Main Operating Base 1 Beddown at Dyess AFB, Texas or Ellsworth AFB, South Dakota. The publication of the NOA on March 19, 2021 begins a 30-day waiting period before the Record of Decision for this action can be signed.
  • Base to offer Pfizer COVID vaccines to beneficiaries 16 and older

    Beneficiaries and base personnel who have not received the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines previously will have the opportunity to receive their initial (or second for those who have already received their first through the 28th Medical Group) dose March 19 at a point of distribution (POD) site in the base’s Installation Deployment Readiness Center.
  • Ellsworth B-1s, Airmen Participating in Red Flag Exercise

    Nearly 200 Ellsworth Airmen and several B-1 bombers are participating in Red Flag 21-2, one of the Air Force’s largest combat training exercises, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, March 8-19.
  • B-21 Prototype Environmental Protection Shelters construction, test underway

    Air Force Global Strike Command and the B-21 Program Office are testing various prototype shelters to identify the most effective and affordable designs that could be used across all three B-21 Main Operating Bases, the depot, and even at forward operating locations.
  • A very merry Camp SoDak Christmas

    The holidays are still happening for families at Ellsworth! On Nov. 29, the local community and the non-profit Camp Together Living a Challenge (TLC) hosted a holiday-themed event for military families who were in need of a little extra cheer this year.
  • 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. 
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