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  • Ellsworth receives masks, distributes to work centers

    A shipment of more than 4,000 face masks arrived at the 28th Logistics Readiness Squadron at Ellsworth Air Force Base April 21. More than 7,000 masks were procured by the 28th Contracting Squadron in an effort to battle the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), with the 28th LRS distributing the first

  • DoD Makes Changes to Pharmacy Medications

    Beginning Oct. 1, patients who are not assigned to a provider at a Military Treatment Facility will not be eligible to receive medications that are not on the Department of Defense Tricare formulary list.

  • 28th Medical Group hosts DECON exercise

    The 28th Medical Group hosted a decontamination exercise to demonstrate and test their readiness and capabilities to handle a simulated Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear threat in a real-world situation. They were timed and tested on their ability to don their gear, set up a DECON

  • Ellsworth Airmen pay respects to World War II veteran

    Airmen from Ellsworth Air Force Base attend the funeral of former Pfc. Carroll E. Lonas, 94, who served as a rifleman with the U.S. Army National Guard’s 45th Infantry Division during World War II. Lonas was detained by the Germans for 14 months prior to his escape. He hiked roughly 1,100 miles to

  • African American History Month at Ellsworth

    On Feb. 14, Col. John Edwards, the 28th Bomb Wing commander, signed a proclamation designating the month of February 2019 as African American History Month at Ellsworth Air Force Base. The proclamation signing is put together annually by the African American Heritage committee. Each year embraces a

  • Load crew of the year competition

    Weapon loaders from the 28th Munitions Squadron, the 34th Aircraft Maintenance Unit and the 37th Aircraft Maintenance Unit compete in an annual weapons loading competition at Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., Jan. 7, 2019. Each team was given 40 minutes to load two inert GBU-38 Joint Direct Attack

  • FTAC: First stop for incoming Airmen

    After spending eight and a half weeks in Air Force Basic Military Training, and several months in technical school, some first-term Airmen arrive at their first duty stations still in trainee mode. The First Term Airmen Course is geared toward preparing incoming, first-term Airmen for their jump