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General Information

The Ellsworth Air Force Base Legal Office is located at 1000 Ellsworth Street, Suite 2700, in Building 2500 (Rushmore Center). Our mission is to enable commanders to maintain a disciplined force, ready to legally provide expeditionary combat power - anywhere on the globe.

New hours effective 17 July 2023:

General Office Hours and Notary/Powers of Attorney
Mon - Thurs | 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Fri | 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Legal Assistance with Attorneys
Mon & Tues | 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. (Appointment required)
Thurs | 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. (Walk-ins welcome)

Wills & Advanced Medical Directives
Weds | 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. (Appointment required)

Contact Us
Commercial | (605) 385-2329
DSN | 675-2329
Email |

Online Legal Assistance

The Air Force JAG Corps unveiled the new Air Force Legal Assistance Website worldwide in 2010. The website is designed for active duty and reserve component members, retirees, and dependents. Please visit the website here.

South Dakota Court Forms can be found here.


Notary services and power of attorney are provided on a walk-in basis at the times listed to the left. Will worksheets or ticket numbers must be completed before making an appointment. Worksheets can be picked up or completed online here.

If more than 1 POA is requested, you must complete the form online before making an appointment.

The Will/POA form can be found here.


Clients must complete a will worksheets at the Air Force Legal Assistance website under the Legal Worksheets tab. Once a ticket number is received, schedule an appointment by calling the Legal Office.

Tax Assistance

The 28th Bomb Wing Legal Office offers free tax preparation under the Internal Revenue Service VITA program for active duty military and their families.

The tax center is open January 31 through April 18 and is located in the Legal Office within the Rushmore Center.

You can now schedule your appoint online, here.
Check out the Tax Center Flyer and the Tax Appointment Checklist prior to your appointment.
Tax Resources