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  • B-1B bombers integrate with U.S., Turkish tankers over Black Sea

    U.S. Air Force KC-135 Stratotankers assigned to 22nd Expeditionary Air Refueling Squadron fly in formation with Turkish Air Force KC-135 Stratotankers assigned to 10th Tanker Base, Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, over Turkey during a Bomber Task Force mission May 29, 2020. Operations and engagements with our allies and partners demonstrate and
  • Ellsworth retires Military Working Dog Boris

    Retired Military Working Dog Boris was honored and relieved from duty after over seven years of dedicated service to the U.S. Air Force May 29.
  • Another First as Ellsworth B-1s Integrate With Ukrainian, Turkish Assets During BTF Mission

    Ellsworth added another “first-ever” to its long list of accomplishments when a pair of base B-1B Lancers integrated with Ukrainian Su-27 Flankers and MiG-29 Fulcrums as well as Turkish KC-135s during a long-range, long duration Dynamic Force Employment mission throughout Europe and the Black Sea region May 29, 2020.
  • 28th CONS trains for future deployments

    After eight weeks of preparation, the 28th Contracting Squadron conducted an exercise where they simulated being deployed to Japan May 11 to 15 at Camp Lancer on Ellsworth Air Force Base.
  • Air Force Global Strike Command’s innovation hub ‘STRIKEWERX’ now open for business

    Air Force Global Strike Command launched STRIKEWERX May 28, a new national innovation hub serving as the command’s store front for connecting with industry and academia, finding solutions to the command’s challenges and coming up with innovative ideas to shape the future.Originally planned to be an in-person grand opening earlier in the year, the
  • ELLSWORTH B-1s INTEGRATE WITH ALLIES, PARTNERS IN NORDIC REGION

    A pair of B-1B Lancers from Ellsworth conducted a long-range strategic Bomber Task Force mission in the European theater May 19, marking the first time B-1s have flown over Sweden to integrate with Swedish Gripens while conducting close-air support training with Swedish Joint Terminal Attack Controller ground teams at Vidsel Range
  • Ellsworth B-1s return to European Theater as part of latest BTF mission

    B-1B Lancers from Ellsworth conducted a second long-range strategic Bomber Task Force mission in the European theater that included key interactions with U.S. assets as well as Danish and Polish forces May 11, 2020.
  • B-1s conduct Bomber Task Force mission in Baltic region

    Two U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancers from Ellsworth conducted a long-range strategic Bomber Task Force mission to the Baltic region, May 5, 2020.
  • Pair of Ellsworth B-1s further demonstrate force employment model in Pacific

    A pair of B-1s launched from South Dakota April 28 to conduct theater familiarization training. The bomber crews flew more than 32 hours, non-stop, as part of a joint U.S. Indo-Pacific Command (INDOPACOM) and U.S. Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM) Bomber Task Force (BTF) mission before returning home.
  • Ellsworth celebrates military kids

    Since 1986, the Department of Defense has designated April as the Month of the Military Child (MOMC). Throughout the month, military communities celebrate by taking part in various events and activities to recognize the strengths and sacrifices of military children.
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