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  • Bringing families together with Hearts Apart

    Paying bills, picking up the children after school, managing household repairs and similar daily jobs can become mundane for a married couple. Their lives are intertwined as they face each day together.All of this changes with a deployment. A constant figure in the household is now not present; the support that was there fades. Luckily, the Airman
  • 28th SFS opens Little Defender’s Den

    The 28th Security Forces Squadron held a grand opening ceremony for their new family room, the Little Defender’s Den, inside the Base Defense Operations Center on Feb. 23. The family room serves as a place to bring children during base or squadron recalls, as well as a breastfeeding and pumping room. The room is open to Ellsworth Air Force Base Airmen and their families.
  • Ellsworth conducts active shooter exercise

    Ellsworth Air Force Base conducted an active shooter exercise Feb. 22. The exercise inspected nearly 20 different locations on base, testing each individual’s ability to respond to an active shooter situation within their building. “We were evaluating the base’s ability to react to an active shooter situation by going into at least one building
  • Continuing your (military) education

    "You don't become a champion on the field," said Chief Master Sgt. Kaleth O. Wright, the Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force, in response to a question about morale at the Air Force Association's Air Warfare Symposium in Orlando, Fla., March 2, 2017. "You become a champion in practice."
  • Team Ellsworth wins MAJCOM’s Verne Orr manpower award

    Ellsworth Air Force Base won the Verne Orr award at the Air Force Global Strike Command level on Jan. 19, 2018, and is now competing at the Air Force level.
  • 28th Bomb Wing leadership visits Guam

    ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE, S.D. – Col. John R. Edwards, the 28th Bomb Wing Commander and Command Chief Master Sgt. Adam Vizi, recently visited the men and women of Ellsworth AFB deployed to Andersen AFB, Guam.
  • 28th SFS Airmen develop new Little Defender’s Den family room

    Inside the small one-story Base Defense Operations Center, an Airman twists and turns her way down the maze of hallways, peering into offices to ensure no one is there.
  • Santa flies with 28th OG giving gifts to families

    Santa Claus has been flying with the 28th Operations Group for the last 11 years delivering Christmas gifts to children enrolled in the Youth and Family Services Child Development Center in Rapid City, S.D.
  • Trees for Troops has Ellsworth “Rockin Around the Christmas Tree”

    Ellsworth Airmen and their families will receive an early holiday gift December 1st with a delivery of approximately 250 Christmas trees.
  • Air Force, Native American community learn together

    For the first time, the Ellsworth Air Force Base Diversity Council worked with Mniluzahan Okolakiciyapi Ambassadors, a local organization, to build bridges between the native and non-native communities of Rapid City.“We welcome [Airmen] to Rapid City and we want [them] to come in and enjoy what we have to offer here,” said Karen Mortimer, director
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