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  • Raider Airmen return from deployment

    Sept. 18 celebrates the day the Air Force became a separate branch of the military. In the midst of honoring Air Force heritage, Ellsworth families had another reason to celebrate: approximately 350 Airmen returned home from a six-month deployment to Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, supporting Operations Freedom Sentinel and Inherent Resolve.
  • 28th FSS hosts triathlon

    The 28th Force Support Squadron hosted the tri-to-b1 triathlon to all who have base access. The triathlon consisted of three parts, which included a 500-meter swim, a five-kilometer run and a 10-kilometer bicycle ride. Participants could either compete individually or in teams. Participants were broken up into age groups to make the race as fair as possible. Winners were given a ribbon and second place was awarded a certificate.
  • CATM inspects Ellsworth’s weapons

    The 28th Security Forces Squadron combat arms training and maintenance flight, conducted their biannual inspection of firearms on Ellsworth Air Force Base. They checked weapons for any defects and conducted routine weapon maintenance. CATM Airmen conducted the inspection of all base weapons to ensure they are ready for use in a deployed environment and for training purposes.
  • Ellsworth trains emergency response with South Dakota National Guard

    Firefighters from the 28th Civil Engineer Squadron inspect a room during an emergency response exercise at Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., Aug. 30, 2018. Ellsworth Airmen trained with soldiers from the South Dakota National Guard, practicing emergency response procedures in multiple explosive, chemical and radiological environments. (U.S. Air Force
  • Auto Hobby Shop: Mechanics, counselors

    The auto hobby shop at Ellsworth Air Force Base is a place where Airmen and their families can repair and maintain their vehicles. From oil changes to engine swaps, the shop has the tools, facilities and mechanics to help with most automotive needs.
  • Vehicle maintenance: The summer rebuild

    The 28th Logistics Readiness Squadron’s vehicle maintenance shop is conducting their yearly summer rebuild. The rebuild is put in place to ensure that all snow fleet vehicles are ready to keep the flight line and roads clear of snow during the winter months. This prior maintenance helps to ensure the Ellsworth Air Force Base mission can continue without delays when the weather turns.
  • Dakota Thunder Run cruises to Sturgis rally

    Members from the Green Knights Military Motorcycle Club and 28th Bomb Wing leadership hosted the 18th annual Dakota Thunder Run at Ellsworth Air Force Base on Aug. 7, where over 150 participants rode their motorcycles to Sturgis.
  • Holbrook Library reopened and rededicated

    After over two years of renovations, the Holbrook Library held its grand reopening July 26, 2018.
  • Dorm management: Providing Airmen a home away from home

    The Airmen at the 28th Civil Engineer Squadron dorm management team are responsible for keeping the six dorms on base up and running. They are tasked with ensuring over 690 Airmen have comfortable and functional housing accommodations. The dorm leaders are responsible for processing Airmen in and out of the dorms.
  • 34th, 37th AMUs compete in load competition

    The 34th and 37th Aircraft Maintenance Units competed in a load competition at Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., July 13, 2018. The two teams competed to see who could load two inert GBU-38/B Joint Direct Attack Munitions and an inert GBU-54 bomb in the fastest time with the fewest errors. Judges based their score on a uniform inspection, tool kit inspection, the loading of the weapons themselves and a written exam.
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