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Ellsworth Air Force Base

BH Services provides the following services to Ellsworth Airforce Base:

Raider Cafe (Food Service)

Preparing and serving food, washing dishes, bussing tables, and running the cash registers, BH Services serves our military customers at the Raider's Cafe at Ellsworth Air Force Base (Rapid City, SD).

  • Providing Employment Opportunities to 20+ individuals with disabilities
  • 1993 Winner of the prestigious "Hennessy Award" for Best Large Dining Facility ~ WORLDWIDE ~ US AIR FORCE

Supply Store

BH Services took over the operation of the Ellsworth Supply Store on October 1, 1996. The store provides mission-essential merchandise including uniforms, boots, related gear, as well as office supplies, paper products and cleaning supplies. Sales are limited to military and federal employees.

  • Providing Employment Opportunities to individuals with disabilities
  • Base wide Deliveries
  • Special Order Assistance
  • E-Mail Ordering Capabilities

Commissary Operations

Since 1989, BH Services has provided shelf stocking, custodial service, warehousing, day stocking and meat room services at Ellsworth Air Force Base Commissary in Rapid City, SD.

  • Providing Employment Opportunities to thirty-three individuals with disabilities
  • 1995 Best Large Store in the Continental USA
  • 2004 Selected to compete for Best Small Store in the Continental USA

Custodial Services

BH Services delivers exceptional custodial care to the military, federal government, and local commercial agencies. In 1981, the Ellsworth Air Force Base Operational Contracting Division became one of the first air bases to contract with a rehabilitation facility. The contract marked a turning point across the country; it was the first time people with severe disabilities performed services within high security areas. Today BH Services provides custodial services to over 30 buildings at Ellsworth.

The Official Mail Center

On May 11, 2009, BH Services assumed responsibility for the official mail processing at Ellsworth Air Force Base. The Official Mail Center provides United States Postal Service (USPS) capability for the 28th Bomb Wing, Air Force Financial Service Center and multiple tenant units, totaling 36 agencies. Each day our staff receives, sorts, scans, and delivers incoming official mail and picks up, applies postage to, and sends outgoing mail through the local post office in support of the Ellsworth mission. Our staff is fully trained and capable of handling all classes of USPS mail.

  • Operating Monday through Friday from 7:00 AM to 4:00 PM
  • Providing employment opportunities in full and part time capacities for three individuals with disabilities and two staff members
  • This dynamic position requires persons served to be able to add, read, write and drive a delivery vehicle
  • Persons served have daily face-to-face contact with customers and provide answers to postal questions over the phone
  • Employees must be able to lift up to 70 pounds and perform duties on their feet for several hours at a time

Security Enforcement

In February of 2013, BH Services started this security contract with a local business located in Rapid City, SD; the contract employs three full time individuals with disabilities, two part time individuals with disabilities and three part time staff members as "Security Operations Officers." They monitor 24/7 security access to multiple locations and buildings.

GSA Vehicle Marshalling Service

On October 1, 2013, BH Services added its newest contract of preparing new and used government-owned vehicles for reassignment. The services include sedans, station wagons, light trucks, vans, SUVs, medium and heavy-duty trucks, buses and special purpose equipment.

  • Approximately 300 vehicles per year will be marshalled out to government customers
  • Employs one full time individual with a disability and one part time staff member

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