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  • Yesterday's Air Force: 70 years of Breaking Barriers

    American Airmen have been breaking barriers for 70 years in air, space and cyberspace, resulting in global vigilance, reach and power. They’ve shown tenacity in Korea’s MiG Alley, endurance in Vietnam’s Rolling Thunder campaign, decisiveness over the skies of Baghdad during Desert Storm and resilience in Iraq and Afghanistan. Airmen are now fully engaged as part of America’s Joint Force in every region of the world and every mission area across the full spectrum of military operations. Airmen span the globe and Airpower has become the “oxygen the joint team breathes.”
  • Japanese, Korean and U.S. Aircraft Conduct Show of Force in Response to North Korean Missile Launch

    United States Air Force and Marine Corps aircraft joined Japan Air Self-Defense Force and Republic of Korea Air Force aircraft in a sequenced bilateral show of force over the Korean Peninsula September 17, in response to North Korea’s launch of an intermediate range ballistic missile (IRBM) over Japan on September 14.
  • Airman overcomes suicidal thoughts, strives to help others

    Being part of the Air Force is not an easy task. Airmen are charged with supporting and defending the U.S. from all enemies, foreign and domestic. As a result, the military life has many stressors and responsibilities. Deployments, financial strains, intensive training, long work days and adapting to new austere environments are a few examples of the hardships some Airmen face.
  • Ellsworth Airman faces murder charge

    A criminal charge was preferred against an airman first class assigned to the 28th Bomb Wing on Aug. 7, 2017.
  • Ellsworth celebrates Air Force’s 70th birthday with free appreciation day

    The 28th Bomb Wing is hosting a free appreciation day at the Pride Hangar Sept. 16, 2017. The event is a celebration of the Air Force’s 70th birthday, and a way to recognize spouses and family members who supported Ellsworth Air Force Base while Airmen were deployed and participated in joint training exercises.
  • Black Hills area schools remember, honor 9/11 victims

    Black Hills area schools hosted various memorial events in recognition of Patriot’s Day Sept. 11, 2017.
  • Air Force announces 100 percent promotion opportunity to major

    In the latest move to restore the Air Force’s readiness and lethality, senior leaders are taking a closer look at officer performance management with a focus on developing leaders and retaining the talented professionals the service needs.
  • Airmen offer helping hand during the United Way Day of Caring

    Volunteering doesn’t always mean cleaning a section of highway every few months. It’s about giving back. For Ellsworth, this belief is showcased by its Airmen helping to improve the Black Hills community whenever an opportunity presents itself.
  • Combat Raider 18-1 scheduled for Oct. 11 - 12

    Combat Raider, a military exercise involving various aircraft, is scheduled to begin Oct. 11 in parts of the Powder River Training Complex, and will conclude Oct. 12, 2017.Combat Raider provides joint and coalition training under realistic scenarios that support full spectrum operations against modern threats and replicate today’s combat

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