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  • “Dirt Boyz” fight frozen flurries

    Every year, the 28th Civil Engineer Squadron activates a team from within their own unit to remove the icy powder that blankets Ellsworth and threatens the B-1 bomber mission.“We’re 24-hour ops,” said Senior Airman Nicholas Murtagh, a heavy equiptment operator assigned to the 28th Civil Engineer

  • Ellsworth launches to Red Flag 17-1

    The 37th Bomb Squadron launched five jets from here Jan. 20, 2017, to take part in Red Flag 17-1 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Aircrews and pilots from across the world will be working together in the joint exercise, testing their ability in air-to-air and air-to-ground combat from Jan. 23 to Feb.

  • 28th LRS: B-1 bridge to Red Flag 17-1

    Airmen from the 28th Logistic Readiness Squadron and the 28th LRS Travel Management Office have begun operations for Red Flag Exercise 17-1.  In just two days, these Airmen loaded approximately 321k pounds of equipment onto 17 trucks destined for the desert of Nevada Jan. 16 and 17, 2017. “It went

  • Master Sgt. Scott W. Scovell memorial

    Master Sgt. Kenneth McKenna, the chief inspector of quality assurance assigned to the 352nd Special Operations Maintenance Group at Royal Air Force Mildenhall, England and a friend of Master Sgt. Scott W. Scovell, speaks at Scovell’s memorial service inside the Freedom Chapel at Ellsworth Air Force

  • Ellsworth commissary labels nutrition

    The commissary participated in a Defense Commissary Agency-wide Nutrition Guide Program by labeling certain foods throughout the store Jan. 2 to 5, 2017. The program, designed to help customers spot healthy products faster, marks products that are low sodium, no-added sugar, high fiber, whole grain

  • 10 years later: Angel Tree still giving

    For the last 10 years, volunteers from the 28th Operations Group have worked with Santa and Mrs. Clause to deliver gifts during the holiday season to children in the Youth & Family Services program in Rapid City, S.D.This year, Airmen and volunteers from the local U.S. Postal Service delivered more

  • Despite winter weather, Airmen honor veteran

    Airmen from the Ellsworth Air Force Base Honor Guard conduct a burial ceremony for a veteran during a winter storm at the Black Hills National Cemetery in Sturgis, S.D., Nov. 29, 2016. The primary mission of the honor guard is to provide full military funeral honors to our veterans, retirees and

  • Pull the pin… see smoke in the wind

    Master Sgt. Carlos Sanchez, explosive ordnance disposal section chief assigned to the 28th Civil Engineer Squadron, oversees a controlled explosion training exercise at Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., Nov. 14, 2016. EOD conducts training to maintain readiness for expeditionary missions. (U.S. Air

  • Metals tech shop makes sparks fly

    Senior Airman Kyle Eberhart, an aircraft metals technology journeyman assigned to the 28th Maintenance Squadron, etches out letters with a plasma cutter at Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., Oct. 27, 2016. Accurate cuts are not only visually appealing, but also increase the lifespan of parts, ensuring

  • Ellsworth Airmen join local school districts to honor Patriot Day

    Five Airmen from Ellsworth were among the group of first responders recognized at the 2nd Annual Patriot Day parade at Southwest Middle School Sept. 9, 2016 in Rapid City.The parade, conducted by Southwest Middle School and Corral Drive Elementary School staff, consisted of approximately 1,000