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Local aviators, airport managers strongly oppose new Air Force training space

December 13, 2014 in Uncategorized

BAKER, Mont. — Russell Burdick had been interested in aeronautics for years, but it wasn’t until he was in his ’70s, after his wife had passed away, that he learned to pilot a plane.

But after earning his wings, investing in a hangar at the B…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Local aviators, airport managers strongly oppose new Air Force training space

December 13, 2014 in Uncategorized

BAKER, Mont. — Russell Burdick had been interested in aeronautics for years, but it wasn’t until he was in his ’70s, after his wife had passed away, that he learned to pilot a plane.

But after earning his wings, investing in a hangar at the B…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Ellsworth airmen deploy to southwest Asia

January 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Northern Plains News

ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE — Approximately 350 airmen bid farewell to their families, friends and co-workers Friday as they prepared to deploy to southwest Asia to support missions in the U.S. Central Command area of respon…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Ellsworth airmen deploy to southwest Asia

January 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Northern Plains News

ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE — Approximately 350 airmen bid farewell to their families, friends and co-workers Friday as they prepared to deploy to southwest Asia to support missions in the U.S. Central Command area of respon…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Lawmakers say new defense bill helps protect SD

December 20, 2013 in Uncategorized

By Henry C. Jackson

WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers say a comprehensive, nearly $633 billion defense bill that cleared the Senate on Thursday will protect South Dakota priorities, including the long-term future of Ellsworth Air Force Base.

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Lawmakers say new defense bill helps protect SD

December 20, 2013 in Uncategorized

By Henry C. Jackson

WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers say a comprehensive, nearly $633 billion defense bill that cleared the Senate on Thursday will protect South Dakota priorities, including the long-term future of Ellsworth Air Force Base.

The …continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Airmen return to Ellsworth after overseas duty

January 28, 2013 in The Daily Republic

RAPID CITY (AP) About 200 airmen have returned to Ellsworth Air Force Base after about six months overseas.
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Ellsworth Air Force Base inspection canceled due to strong performance

March 19, 2012 in The Daily Republic

RAPID CITY (AP) An inspection aimed at determining whether members of the 28th Bomb Wing at Ellsworth Air Force Base are ready for action has been canceled because of the wing’s strong performances during several recent deployments and exercises. Continue Reading

Ellsworth Air Force Base switching to privatized housing

December 26, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Ellsworth Air Force Base in South Dakota will soon switch over to privatized housing. Continue Reading