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  • Raider Airmen earn German Armed Forces Proficiency Badge

    Eleven Raider Airmen were awarded the coveted German Armed Forces Proficiency Badge at Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D. on Sept. 20-21, 2019. Airmen participated alongside Army ROTC cadets and South Dakota Army National Guardsmen. Participants were required to complete six events in order to qualify for the badge.
  • 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 station, set up a water heater to provide warm water to the station and clean all harmful chemicals and materials from a training dummy. They were able to complete their task well under the allotted completion time and earn required certifications pertaining to their career field.
  • Expanded carriage demonstration showcases possible B-1B capability

    The 412th Test Wing, along with Air Force Global Strike Command and industry partners, held an expanded carriage demonstration with the B-1B Lancer bomber at Edwards Air Force Base, California, Aug. 28.
  • Dakota Thunder Run, Engines roar and B-1s soar

    ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE, S.D. – The 19th annual Veteran’s Recognition Ceremony was kicked off by the Dakota Thunder Run at Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., Aug. 6, 2019. Two B-1B Lancer static displays were parked on the flight line for riders to enjoy and take photos of before the ride. Over 170 motorcycle riders began their ride on base and proceeded to Sturgis to participate in the ceremony.
  • 28th Bomb Wing welcomes new commander

    Col. David A. Doss, assumed command of the 28th Bomb Wing at a change of command ceremony on May 30. People likely know about Doss’ impressive military career but we wanted to introduce him on a personal level. He was kind enough to sit down with us to answer some questions.
  • 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.
  • Trees for Troops brings the holidays home

    The 28th Force Support Squadron hosted a Trees for Troops event at outdoor recreation on Nov. 30, where Airmen and their Families were able to get a free tree for the holidays at Ellsworth Air Force Base.
  • CSP helps secure Airmen’s future

    Airmen – who are retiring or within six months of their enlistment’s end – can apply to take part in a career skills program, which allows them to receive on-the-job training with companies before they separate from the Air Force.
  • 8th AF commander tours Ellsworth

    After firing an M-240 Bravo machine gun, watching his aide-de-camp get taken down in a security forces K-9 demonstration, and addressing the men and women of Ellsworth Air Force Base in an all call assembly, Maj. Gen. James Dawkins Jr. experienced a little bit of everything during his visit here Nov. 13.
  • Combat Raider 19-1 keeps forces ready, lethal

    Aircrew from all 8th Air Force bases flew over the Powder River Training Complex together for the first time during Combat Raider 19-1 on Oct. 16-18. They coordinated with joint tactical air controllers from the Royal Canadian Armed Forces and Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, who helped coordinate simulated air strikes from the ground.
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