Base Conducting Field Training Exercise at Ellsworth

A group of 28th Security Forces Squadron Airmen participate in close quarters training in...
A group of 28th Security Forces Squadron Airmen participate in close quarters training in preparation for the Global Strike Challenge 2021 on Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., Aug. 27, 2021. Global Strike Challenge helps communicate the readiness, teamwork and professionalism of Air Force Global Strike Command’s Airmen. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jonah Fronk)(Airman 1st Class Jonah Fronk | 28th Bomb Wing Public Affairs)
Published: Jun. 6, 2022 at 2:38 PM MDT
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RAPID CITY, S.D. (KOTA) - Members of the 28th Security Forces Squadron will be participating in an air base defense operations field training exercise June 7-9 on Ellsworth.

During the exercise, residents on or near the installation may hear gunfire and explosions, and may see smoke during different portions of the exercise.

Some training scenarios will extend into the evening and early morning hours.

The 28th Security Forces Squadron provides integrated defense and combat capability to Ellsworth Air Force Base and the Air Force worldwide.

Whether at home station or forward deployed, members of the 28th SFS provide an impenetrable umbrella of force protection encompassing all personnel, property and resources.

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