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  • No job too small for base engineers

    The 28th Civil Engineer Squadron conducted a confined space entry to secure the base's storm drain system on Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., May 18, 2020.

  • 28th CES Hosts Fire Prevention Week

    The 28th Civil Engineer Squadron Fire Department kicked off Fire Prevention Week with a Firefighter Challenge Oct. 4, and a parade and open house Oct. 5.

  • Fire prevention week warms up at Ellsworth

    National Fire Prevention and Safety Week was started in 1925 by President Calvin Coolidge to help educate the populous about proper techniques when dealing with fires. During this week, fire departments across the country get out into their local communities to teach fire hazard awareness and the

  • 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,

  • Ellsworth and RCFD train at 700 degrees

    Rapid City Fire Department cadets walk across the fire training area during a training exercise at Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., June 21, 2018. During the exercise, cadets and firefighters put out 15 controlled fires burning at 700 degrees Fahrenheit. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Randahl

  • 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,

  • 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