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  • Ellsworth commander provides update on base, mission

    Col. Derek Oakley, 28th Bomb Wing commander, hosted a “State of Ellsworth” address for local media agencies Feb. 12, 2024. During the address, Oakley gave updates on several key issues ranging from the latest details of the B-1B Lancer crash which occurred on Jan. 4, 2024, to the airstrikes base

  • Advanced mental resiliency tech: Enter MindGym

    When thinking about the military and what it requires of its service members, physical fitness is typically near the top of the list. But recently, mental fitness and resilience has been catching up in the eyes of the Air Force. Enter the Lumena MindGym, a 7x7 foot immersive and contemplative space

  • B-1s Part of Airstrikes

    B-1B Lancers from the 28th Bomb Wing launched early Feb. 1, 2024, from Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, as part of airstrikes in Iraq and Syria against Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) Quds Force and affiliated militia groups.

  • Ellsworth celebrates USAF Chaplain Corps 75th Anniversary

    Base chaplains, religious affairs staff, and Raiders from around the installation gathered to recognize outstanding Airmen and celebrate the 75th anniversary of the U.S. Air Force chaplain corps at Ellsworth Air Force Base, South Dakota, Jan. 31, 2024.

  • 28th MXS holds 4th quarter weapons load competition

    The 28th MXS held it's 4th quarter weapons load competition at Ellsworth Air Force Base, South Dakota, Jan. 26, 2024. There were two teams consisting of four Airmen, each responsible for a section of the timed competition.

  • Ellsworth generates bombers

    The unmistakable sound of freedom that only B-1B Lancers can create, filled the skies over the base Jan. 25, 2024, when the 28th Bomb Wing launched several aircraft, demonstrating its ability to provide long range strike – anytime, anywhere.

  • New honorary commanders inducted at Ellsworth

    Col. Derek Oakley, 28th Bomb Wing commander, formally welcomed 13 area civic and business leaders into the Ellsworth Honorary Commanders program as part of the Black Hills Military Advisory Coalition’s Chow Hall luncheon at the Dakota’s Club on Ellsworth Air Force Base, South Dakota, Jan. 24, 2024.

  • Ellsworth Airmen "Duke it Out" during Battle of the Badges competition

    Gloves were flying as ten Ellsworth Air Force Base active-duty Airmen went toe-to-toe with local law enforcement, fire department, correction officers, military retirees, and emergency medical personnel in front of more than 500 locals in a boxing ring during the Battle of the Badges competition in

  • New school liaison at Ellsworth AFB welcomed in with new year

    Jo Anne Mulholland started her new role as School Liaison Program Manager for Ellsworth AFB in Dec. 2023. As SLPM, Mulholland will offer a variety of services and resources to support students, parents, installation leadership, schools, and the surrounding community at Ellsworth AFB.