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  • Aerospace medicine: flight surgeons

    Flight surgeons, despite their official duty title do not perform surgeries while in flight. The misnomer stems from the early days of aviation medicine, when the U.S. Army Aviation Section ordered three military physicians to attend aviation school to ensure aircrew were physically prepared to fly.

  • Frequently asked questions on civilian leave

    The Office of the Administrative Assistant to the Secretary of the Air Force (SAF/AAR) has answered frequently asked questions regarding civilian employee use or lose leave usage and time off award extensions during the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

  • Pre-WIC helps for future trials

    Two B-1B Lancers assigned to the 34th and 37th Bomb Squadrons at Ellsworth Air Force Base launched to prepare and train individuals for the Air Force Weapons School April 15.

  • B-1s launch for Red Flag 20-1

    Aircrews from the 37th Bomb Squadron launched from Ellsworth AFB to Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, Jan. 22 to participate in Red Flag 20-1.

  • All walks of life

    Diversity is a word citizens of the U.S. may see quite often these days. It is a word commonly used in the military too. In fact, there are nine congressionally mandated diversity events that highlight different cultures and heritages. Many different people from all walks of life have joined the

  • Dakota Thunder Run, Engines roar and B-1s soar

    ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE, S.D. – The 19th annual Veteran’s Recognition Ceremony was kicked off by the Dakota Thunder Run at Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., Aug. 6, 2019. Two B-1B Lancer static displays were parked on the flight line for riders to enjoy and take photos of before the ride. Over 170

  • All Around AMXS

    The Airmen of the 28th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron work all day and night, in the heat and cold, to ensure the B-1B Lancer is ready to fly at a moment's notice.

  • Ellsworth tree lighting glows with holiday spirit

    The Ellsworth Air Force Base Chapel hosted their annual tree lighting ceremony on Nov. 30 to start the holiday season. Airmen and their families came out to enjoy the festivities. Multiple faiths were represented by base members who spoke about their holiday traditions.