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  • Familiar face assumes command of Ellsworth

    Col. Derek Oakley took command of the world’s largest operational B-1B wing during the 28th Bomb Wing change of command ceremony at Ellsworth Air Force Base, South Dakota, June 23.

  • Structural Fire Exercise

    Mr. Nicholas Fontaine, 28th Civil Engineer Squadron fireman, and U.S. Army guardsman, assigned to the 109th Engineer Battalion, extinguish a fire during a structural fire exercise at Ellsworth Air Force Base, South Dakota, June 13, 2023. Ellsworth firemen train with various fire departments around

  • 28th Comptroller Squadron CoC

    U.S. Air Force Maj John “Jack” Rosson, incoming 28th Comptroller Squadron commander, gives a speech at Ellsworth Air Force Base, South Dakota, June 15, 2023. Rosson was previously stationed at Peterson Space Force Base, Colo. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Airman 1st Class Yendi Borjas)

  • Base Honor Guard: Honoring the Fallen

    Uniforms in perfect order, facing movements crisp and with precision. Commands given with an authoritative but solemn tone; these are the Airmen of the Base Honor Guard.

  • 89th Attack Squadron Change of Command

    U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Christopher Billau, 89th Attack Squadron outgoing commander, gives a speech during a change of command ceremony at Ellsworth Air Force Base, South Dakota, May 18, 2023. Billau used this opportunity to thank everyone for their support during his time as the 89th ATKS

  • 37th Bomb Squadron Awarded Omaha Trophy

    The Tigers of the 37th Bomb Squadron roared into history when Gen. Anthony Cotton, U.S. Strategic Command commander, presented the unit with the 2022 Omaha Trophy for being the best strategic bomber squadron during a special event April 21, 2023, at Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D.

  • Living History: Women’s History Month

    When Capt. Sarah Brandt, 37th Bomb Squadron scheduling flight commander, conceptualized her Air Force career as an ROTC cadet at the University of Kentucky; she knew little aside from the fact that she wanted to fly. However, when Brandt joined the military, she knew that growing her family while