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  • FBI trains with Ellsworth EOD Airmen

    Special Agents from the FBI trained with 28th Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordinance Disposal Airmen and other law enforcement agencies during a National Improvised Explosive Familiarization course at Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., July 11 to 13. The FBI-led, joint exercise focused on homemade

  • Mattis welcomes new SecAF home

    Defense Secretary Jim Mattis ceremoniously swore in Heather Wilson as the 24th Secretary of the Air Force at the Pentagon May 16, 2017.

  • 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

  • 28th MDG hosts 2017 Children's Fair

    Aniah Perry waits for a balloon during the 2017 Children’s Fair inside the 28th Medical Group at Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., April 20, 2017. Volunteer and non-profit organizations such as Youth and Family Services, Court Appointed Special Advocates, Family Advocacy and the Children’s Home

  • Leadership through heritage

    It’s a sludgy, after-lunch Monday afternoon inside a classroom full of young Airmen. Instead of dozing off in the corner from a food coma, each troop is sitting at the edge of their seat listening attentively as a man sporting a Denver Broncos polo, a leather jacket and a handlebar mustache

  • 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

  • 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