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  • Ellsworth trains emergency response with South Dakota National Guard

    Firefighters from the 28th Civil Engineer Squadron inspect a room during an emergency response exercise at Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., Aug. 30, 2018. Ellsworth Airmen trained with soldiers from the South Dakota National Guard, practicing emergency response procedures in multiple explosive, chemical and radiological environments. (U.S. Air Force
  • Vehicle maintenance: The summer rebuild

    The 28th Logistics Readiness Squadron’s vehicle maintenance shop is conducting their yearly summer rebuild. The rebuild is put in place to ensure that all snow fleet vehicles are ready to keep the flight line and roads clear of snow during the winter months. This prior maintenance helps to ensure the Ellsworth Air Force Base mission can continue without delays when the weather turns.
  • Dorm management: Providing Airmen a home away from home

    The Airmen at the 28th Civil Engineer Squadron dorm management team are responsible for keeping the six dorms on base up and running. They are tasked with ensuring over 690 Airmen have comfortable and functional housing accommodations. The dorm leaders are responsible for processing Airmen in and out of the dorms.
  • 34th, 37th AMUs compete in load competition

    The 34th and 37th Aircraft Maintenance Units competed in a load competition at Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., July 13, 2018. The two teams competed to see who could load two inert GBU-38/B Joint Direct Attack Munitions and an inert GBU-54 bomb in the fastest time with the fewest errors. Judges based their score on a uniform inspection, tool kit inspection, the loading of the weapons themselves and a written exam.
  • Chapel shows support, connects the spouses of deployed Airmen

    The 28th Bomb Wing Chapel held an event for spouses of deployed and remote Airmen at a pottery painting shop in Rapid City, June 26.
  • Combat Raider/Cyber Storm exercises prepares Ellsworth for the future

    The capabilities and vulnerabilities of 28th Bomb Wing aircrew and cybersecurity teams were tested during exercises Combat Raider 18-2 and Cyber Storm at Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., May 15-17, 2018.
  • First responders help make “Freshmen Impact” a success

    Editor’s note: This story contains graphic images that may be disturbing to some readers. ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE, S.D. – Members from the 28th Civil Engineer Squadron and the 28th Medical Group joined with local first responders to show students the dangers of driving under the influence on May 9, 2018, at Douglas High School in Box Elder.
  • Summer safety in South Dakota

    With warmer weather on the way in the Black Hills, summer activities are more abundant at Ellsworth Air Force Base and the surrounding community. The 28th Bomb Wing Safety Office encourages individuals to enjoy the outdoors while keeping personal safety a priority. “If you’re going to do off-duty activities, make sure you’re in shape,” said Michael
  • PCS Bazaar educates Airmen, families

    Ellsworth Air Force Base hosted a Permanent Change of Station Bazaar inside the Dakota’s Club, April 19, 2018. This event brought base agencies and local vendors together to educate Airmen and their families on the PCS process and resources available to them.“This is the first of its kind,” said Maj. Heather McDaniel, 28th Logistics Readiness
  • Ellsworth’s Wingman Day strengthens pillars

    Airmen from Ellsworth Air Force Base participated in a semiannual Wingman Day, April 20, 2018.  Wingman Day focuses on strengthening the four pillars of Comprehensive Airmen Fitness: physical, social, spiritual and mental. Col. John Edwards, 28th Bomb Wing Commander, opened the event with a Commander’s Call where he proclaimed the month of April as
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