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  • 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

  • The unfinished mural

    A simple blue, ballpoint pen glides across a crisp white page as an artist drafts a blueprint. Concepts of his imagination come to fruition as he expertly sketches, outlines and shades images. A creature emerges from the chaos of lines, shapes and gradients. With every detail, the griffin, a

  • Nine area leaders selected for honorary commanders program

    Nine area business and civic leaders were inducted into the Ellsworth Honorary Commanders program during a special event March 8 at the Dakota’s Club.Col. John Edwards, the 28th Bomb Wing commander, welcomed the new members handpicked to participate in the program and reminded them to make the most

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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."

  • 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.