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  • Ellsworth embraces innovation through use of robotic mowers

    With warmer weather comes the need for consistent landscaping, especially over larger areas common to the Great Plains. Ellsworth is no exception, but with varying states of weather and manning issues, consistency can be hard to achieve. To combat this, the base is embracing innovation by using

  • Innovation Through Collaboration

    Ellsworth Air Force Base and the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology (SDSM&T) have partnered to develop a solar radiation shield for the B-1B Lancer. 

  • MPF front desk automates

    The military personnel flight is automating their front desk in an effort to bring faster service to the customer. A new kiosk has been set up outside of the military personnel section in the Rushmore Center that allows the user to enter all of their information and get help instantly.

  • SecAF visits Ellsworth AFB

    Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson visited Ellsworth Air Force Base, June 25, 2018. During her visit, Wilson met with Airmen from the 28th Bomb Wing while touring the new 28th Security Force’s Little Defender’s Den and state-of-the-art Cold Spray station inside the 28th Maintenance Squadron.

  • Air Force senior leaders unveil new priorities

    In a recent letter to the Total Force, Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson, Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein and Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Kaleth O. Wright released their new priorities and addressed issues Airmen face day to day.

  • BREAKING: New Block 5 MQ-9 debuts in combat

    On 23 June, 2017, the latest version of the MQ-9 Reaper, the Block 5 variant, was successfully flown in combat in support of Operation Inherent Resolve. The aircrew flew a sortie of over 16 hours with a full payload of weapons including GBU-38 Joint Direct Attack Munitions and AGM-114 Hellfire