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Base agencies and local vendors participate in a Permanent Change of Station Bazaar inside the Dakota’s Club at Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., April 19, 2018. The event brought several base agencies and local vendors together to educate Airmen and their families on the PCS process and various resources available to them. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Randahl J. Jenson) PCS Bazaar educates Airmen, families
Ellsworth Air Force Base hosted a Permanent Change of Station Bazaar inside the Dakota’s Club, April 19, 2018. This event brought base agencies and local vendors together to educate Airmen and their families on the PCS process and resources available to them.“This is the first of its kind,” said Maj. Heather McDaniel, 28th Logistics Readiness
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Airmen out-process through a deployment line at Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., April 2, 2018. The 28th Bomb Wing deployed B-1 bombers, Airmen and support equipment to Al Udied Air Base, Qatar, to fly missions in U.S. Central Command. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Randahl J. Jenson) B-1s deploy to Centcom
The 28th Bomb Wing deployed B-1s, Airmen and support equipment to Al Udied Air Base, Qatar, to fly missions in U.S. Central Command.Aircrews, maintenance and support personnel from Ellsworth Air Force Base will execute sorties providing multi-role combat airpower in support of U.S. and coalition forces. Airmen in a wide range of roles will be
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2018
Col. John R. Edwards, the 28th Bomb Wing Commander, stands with other B-1 Bomber aircrew members from the 37th Bomb Squadron at Anderson Air Force Base, Guam. Ellsworth deployed Airmen from the 37th BS to help with the Continuous Bomber Presence operation that is being conducted by the Air Force Pacific Command. (Courtesy photo) 28th Bomb Wing leadership visits Guam
ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE, S.D. – Col. John R. Edwards, the 28th Bomb Wing Commander and Command Chief Master Sgt. Adam Vizi, recently visited the men and women of Ellsworth AFB deployed to Andersen AFB, Guam.
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Mothers assigned to the 28th Security Forces Squadron, hold their children for a photo during a squadron event in the Base Defense Operations Center on Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., Oct. 27, 2017. Families of SFS personnel will soon be able to have access to the Little Defender’s Den, a family room that gives them the option of bringing their children with them during a recall or squadron events, as well as have a safe and comfortable place for mother’s to pump or breastfeed. (Courtesy photo) 28th SFS Airmen develop new Little Defender’s Den family room
Inside the small one-story Base Defense Operations Center, an Airman twists and turns her way down the maze of hallways, peering into offices to ensure no one is there.
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Forest R. McDonald, son of Ola “Millie” Rexroat, and Col. John Edwards, commander of the 28th Bomb Wing, unveil the plaque honoring Rexroat during a building dedication at Ellsworth Air Force Base, Oct. 2, 2017. While serving as a WASP, Rexroat towed targets behind a T-6 Texan for air-to-air gunnery and ground-to-air anti-aircraft practice for male pilots. She also transported personnel and cargo. After the WASPS disbanded, Rexroat served another ten years in the Air Force Reserves as an air traffic controller. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Airman 1st Class Donald C. Knechtel) Ellsworth Airfield Ops building renamed in honor of fallen WASP
During a ceremony, the Ellsworth Airfield Operations Building was renamed the “Millie Rexroat Building,” on Oct. 2, 2017. The 28th Bomb Wing dedicated the airfield operations building to Ola “Millie” Rexroat, so her legacy can live on and be remembered by all who walk through the building.
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2017
Senior Airman Parker Davis, an explosive ordnance disposal technician assigned to the 28th Civil Engineer Squadron, dons his protective gear during an EOD Team of the Year competition at Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., Sept. 12, 2017. During the competition, technicians were subjected to eight different scenarios that they needed to work through as part of a team of three. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Nicolas Z. Erwin) Ellsworth EOD showcase skills, set charges for future team competitions
Whether it’s a desert littered with improvised explosive devices or a small town storing a 150-pound munition, an explosive ordnance disposal technician has to be capable of locating, securing and disarming any type of explosive, anywhere.
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2017
A convoy transports a Titan I missile from the flightline to the South Dakota Air and Space Museum, Aug. 16, 2017. After being stored in a hangar for more than 30 years, the missile is now a historic monument on display for visitors to view. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Randahl J. Jenson) 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 now, the retired nuclear missile was more than a
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2017
None Ellsworth AFB Airmen train with foreign allies
Two U.S. Air Force B-1B Bombers, under the command of the U.S. Pacific Air Forces, joined their counterparts from South Korean and Japanese air forces in sequenced bilateral missions, Aug. 7, 2017.
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2017
Default Air Force Logo Former 28th Bomb Wing Commander, Maj. Gen. Scott Vander Hamm, to retire
Maj. Gen. Scott Vander Hamm, the Air Force assistant deputy chief of staff for operations and former 28th Bomb Wing commander, will retire Aug. 14 after more than 30 years of service.Vander Hamm commanded the nation’s largest B-1 combat wing while at Ellsworth from June 2007 to June 2009. During that time, he worked diligently to advocate for long
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2017
Families await their loved ones returning from Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, after participating in Red Flag 17-3, July 29, 2017. Airmen from Ellsworth spent nearly a month in the Nevada heat, maintaining B-1 bombers and supporting the aircrews that partook in the world’s largest combat exercise. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Randahl J. Jenson) 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.
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