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  • Ellsworth EOD responds to accident with truck carrying Navy projectiles

    A six-man team from the 28th Civil Engineer Squadron explosive ordnance disposal flight responded to a vehicle collision on Highway 212 in Montana the night of Feb. 10. The crash involved two tractor trailers – one carrying fertilizer and the other U.S. Navy high-explosive projectiles.

  • 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

  • Aloha! Ellsworth celebrates AAPI Heritage Month

    From the tropical rainforest on the Islands of Hawaii to the snow-capped summit of Mount Fuji, Japan, this unique region of the world and the people that live there have a culture unlike any other. The military brings all kinds of people from every heritage together to support the mission and during

  • 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,

  • EOD remembers fallen comrades

    The 28th Civil Engineer Explosive Ordnance Disposal flight conducted a ruck march around Ellsworth Air Force Base in honor of National EOD Memorial Day, May 5, 2018.

  • 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.