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  • 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

  • Aircrew, maintainers test skills at Red Flag 17-3

    Aircrew and maintainers from Ellsworth returned from Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, after participating in Red Flag 17-3, July 29, 2017. Red Flag, a three week exercise, is realistic combat training in the Nevada Test and Training Range that incorporates ground, air, space and cyber forces to

  • FBI trains with Ellsworth EOD Airmen

    Special Agents from the FBI trained with 28th Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordinance Disposal Airmen and other law enforcement agencies during a National Improvised Explosive Familiarization course at Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., July 11 to 13. The FBI-led, joint exercise focused on homemade

  • More than maintenance: 28th AMXS keep B-1s in the fight

    A pair of lethal, supersonic birds of prey roar past the Air Traffic Control Tower as spectators turn their attention to the two-ship performing a flyby before making their descent to the dark pavement below.With their charcoal-gray, metallic skin and retractable wings, the B-1B Lancers from

  • AFGSC command chief visits Ellsworth

    Chief Master Sgt. Calvin Williams, Air Force Global Strike Command command chief, center, meets with Airmen assigned to the 28th Logistics Readiness Squadron during a visit to Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., March 2, 2017. The 28th LRS Airmen showed Williams around the base’s deployment center while

  • 75 years of American Airmen: Past, present, future

    On Feb. 1, 1942, the history of today’s 8th Air Force began to write its story. With milestones such as the Doolittle Raid and Operation Linebacker II, it’s no surprise that the 8th Air Force made a lasting legacy and is known today as the “Mighty Eighth.”

  • EA-18G Growlers soar in PRTC while training at Ellsworth

    ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE, S.D. – This summer,  U.S. Navy EA-18G Growlers joined B-1 bombers in the skies around Ellsworth Air Force Base for electronic attack training  in June, and now again July 11 through 22, 2016.This marked the first time the Navy’s Electronic Attack Squadron 129, stationed at