Your Military Connection to the Black Hills

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As a resource to both Air Force and National Guard servicemen and women, along with their families, the Wire is filled with information and resources to get plugged into area organizations, use available discounts, and meet other people in the area.

Connect with businesses and events throughout the Black Hills.

New events and information as community support for military members at Ellsworth Air Force Base and Camp Rapid grows.

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South Dakota Ellsworth Development Authority is excited to bring you the Black Hills Wire – a comprehensive website for the local military community to connect with businesses and events throughout the Black Hills of western South Dakota.

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Black Hills Wire is a community connection between military members, their families, and veterans to local civilian life in western South Dakota. This website is your go-to for information and resources to make the most of your time in the Black Hills.
2022 BH Defense and Industry Symposium

2022 BH Defense and Industry Symposium

Download presentations from the Black Hills Defense and Industry Symposium Click link to download presentation: Advancing Innovative Remediation Technology for Air Force Site Cleanup Kent Glover PhD 2022 BH Defense and Industry Symposium USACE - OMAHA DISTRICT PROGRAM...

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Resource Highlight: DAV

Resource Highlight: DAV

Resource Highlight: DAV It may not come for many years, or it may be just around the corner, but one thing is true: every service member will eventually leave the military and transition to civilian life. When that day comes, organizations like Disabled American...

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Winter Fun: Snowshoeing

Winter Fun: Snowshoeing

Winter Fun: Snowshoeing The Black Hills are full of incredible outdoor recreation, even in the winter months. In fact, you’re less likely to run into crowded trails in the winter, which means you can fully immerse yourself in nature. One way to get out and about this...

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