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  • 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.
  • Combat arms firing range no trespassing notice

    The 28th Security Forces Squadron Combat Arms Firing Range Complex on Ellsworth Air Force Base, is off-limits to all unauthorized personnel.
  • 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
  • Last shift: snow teams alleviate road conditions

    The 28th Civil Engineer Squadron’s heavy equipment shop conducted 24-hour operations to remove snow from priority areas, April 13. The 28th CES Airmen ensured mission essential personnel were capable of driving safely on base.
  • Bomber families come together for Month of the Military Child

    Whether it is from the off and on deployments taking away precious time between a parent and child or the short-lived homes a family may stay at, being a part of a military family can be difficult.
  • B-1s deploy to Centcom

    The 28th Bomb Wing deployed B-1s, Airmen and support equipment to Al Udied Air Base, Qatar, to fly missions in U.S. Central Command.Aircrews, maintenance and support personnel from Ellsworth Air Force Base will execute sorties providing multi-role combat airpower in support of U.S. and coalition forces. Airmen in a wide range of roles will be
  • New dorms to accommodate a growing Ellsworth

    The roar of heavy machinery, the clanging of hammers and the buzzing of saws is something commonly heard near the Jefferson dormitory. The noise starts before sunrise and continues after sunset. Workers assemble the buildings with speed, skill and steady hands in order to meet their deadline and provide Airmen a home away from home while they are stationed at Ellsworth Air Force Base.
  • Heritage at home: 15th CMSAF visits Ellsworth

    Retired Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Rodney J. McKinley visited Ellsworth Air Force Base March 23. McKinley shared insight and history during an all call, met with Airmen from one of his former career fields and attended Ellsworth AFB’s Chief Master Sergeant Induction ceremony. “It’s been a great experience coming here to visit the Airmen of
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