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  • “BEEFing” up for a challenge

    The 28th Civil Engineer Squadron held the Prime Base Engineer Emergency Force (BEEF) Challenge June 11 at the Camp Lacer training range on Ellsworth Air Force Base.
  • No job too small for base engineers

    The 28th Civil Engineer Squadron conducted a confined space entry to secure the base's storm drain system on Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., May 18, 2020.
  • B-1 Flyover Part of 2021 Crow Native Days Veterans Recognition Event June 25

    A B-1 bomber from the 28th Bomb Wing is scheduled to make a special appearance at the 2021 Crow Native Days Veterans Recognition Event at the Crow Agency in Montana June 25.
  • Combat Raider Exercise 21-1 Scheduled for July 19-23

    Combat Raider, a military training exercise involving various aircraft, is scheduled to begin July 19 in the Powder River Training Complex (PRTC) and will conclude on July 23, 2021.
  • Ellsworth welcomes new base commander

    Col. Joseph Sheffield took charge of the world’s largest operational B-1B wing during the 28th Bomb Wing change of command ceremony in the Pride Hangar on Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., June 18.
  • Ellsworth officially selected as first base to receive B-21s

    The Secretary of the Air Force officially selected Ellsworth Air Force Base, South Dakota, as the location to host the Air Force’s first operational B-21 Raiders and the formal training unit. The B-21 Raider was designed to replace the Air Force’s aging bomber fleet as a long-range, highly-survivable bomber capable of carrying mixed-conventional and nuclear payloads, to strike any target worldwide.
  • AFGSC commander visits Ellsworth

    Gen. Tim Ray, Air Force Global Strike Command commander, visits Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., May 25, 2021.
  • Next Ellsworth Commander Named

    A new pair of hands will be at the helm of the world’s largest B-1 bomber combat wing next month. Col. Joseph Sheffield is scheduled to take command of the 28th Bomb Wing during a special ceremony scheduled for June.
  • Temporary ‘landmark’ removal signals improving times

    A common sight at the 28th Medical Group prompted by the COVID-19 pandemic was removed from the medical facility at Ellsworth Air Force Base on May 19. The mobile emergency operations center (MEOC) was loaned to the 28th MDG by the 28th Civil Engineer Squadron in March 2020 to allow COVID testing to take place outside of the medical facility and has now been returned.
  • Ellsworth B-1 crew refuels with KC-46 for the first time

    A B-1B Lancer aircrew from the 37th Bomb Squadron at Ellsworth AFB flew into history as the first operational unit from the base to conduct a refueling mission with a KC-46A May 17, 2021.