Ellsworth AFB to conduct two-week base exercise

ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE, S.D. – Ellsworth Air Force Base is scheduled to conduct an exercise from October 15-29. This exercise is intended to evaluate the ability of the 28th Bomb Wing to counter various threats while executing mission requirements.

During the exercise, residents on or near the installation may hear announcements over the “giant voice” system, sirens, response vehicles and simulated explosions. All assigned personnel, dependents and visitors will take appropriate actions.

Motorists may experience extended delays entering and exiting the installation during the exercise. Please plan to arrive early for appointments and call in advance to ensure appointments and services are not impacted.

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