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  • 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

  • TESC distributes 10,000 cookies to Airmen

    Homemade cookies sit on a table during the annual holiday cookie drive hosted by the Team Ellsworth Spouses Club at Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., Dec. 14, 2017. The TESC collected over 10,000 cookies donated by the local community and delivered them to more than 700 Airmen living in base

  • Waterline break tests team response, cohesion

    A waterline break recently tested Team Ellsworth’s ability to work together to restore water on base while repairing damaged lines. On Monday, October 23, the 28th Civil Engineer Squadron shut off supply to the base water tower for routine maintenance when the pressure reducing valve malfunctioned

  • A fairytale dress with Ella’s Closet

    Nestled between comfy furniture, old books and miscellaneous  knick-knacks within the Bone Yard thrift store is a cozy corner where anyone can borrow a number of fancy dresses, shoes and accessories… for free. Created by the Team Ellsworth Spouses’ Club, Ella’s Closet is a project that loans out

  • Ellsworth Airfield Ops building renamed in honor of fallen WASP

    During a ceremony, the Ellsworth Airfield Operations Building was renamed the “Millie Rexroat Building,” on Oct. 2, 2017.The 28th Bomb Wing dedicated the airfield operations building to Ola “Millie” Rexroat, so her legacy can live on and be remembered by all who walk through the building.Rexroat was

  • Ellsworth hosts base appreciation day

    Airman 1st Class Bradyn McIntosh-Oldaker, a firefighter assigned to the 28th Civil Engineer Squadron, demonstrates the Hurst Jaws of Life during a Base Appreciation Day at Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., Sept. 16, 2017. The fire department, along with other base agencies set up display tables for

  • Chapel to host marriage enrichment event

    As a way to improve relationships, the Ellsworth Chapel will host a free marriage enrichment event at the Holiday Inn Rushmore Plaza in Rapid City, South Dakota, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sept. 8, 2017.The seminar, Marriage 101: Engaged and Married, is unique as it is open to all military members and

  • A titan laid to rest

    After 30 years inside a hangar at Ellsworth Air Force Base, a Titan I missile was moved to its final resting place at the South Dakota Air and Space Museum in Box Elder, Aug. 16, 2017. Before a crew from the 28th Civil Engineer Squadron transported this historic behemoth to the cradles that hold it