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  • B-1s Conduct Bomber Task Force Mission in South China Sea

    A pair of B-1B Lancers assigned to Ellsworth deployed to Andersen AFB, Guam, launched from the island base to conduct a long-range strategic Bomber Task Force mission in the South China Sea on July 21, 2020.
  • Cheyenne celebrates with Wings over Warren

    The cancellation of Cheyenne Frontier Days and even the cancellation of the demonstration of the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds could not stop the Wings over Warren Air Show on F. E. Warren Air Force Base July 22, 2020.With the Thunderbirds sidelined by COVID-19 infections among their team, Wings over Warren pushed forward with demonstration teams
  • Ellsworth Airmen, B-1s deploy to Indo-Pacific region

    More than 150 Airmen from a variety of career fields and several B-1B Lancers from Ellsworth returned to the Indo-Pacific region July 17 to conduct Bomber Task Force operations out of Andersen Air Force Base, Guam.
  • B-1s return to Indo-Pacific, conduct bilateral training

    Air Force B-1B Lancers returned to the Indo-Pacific region to conduct bilateral Bomber Task Force operations out of Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, July 17.
  • Summer Safety – What you should know

    With warmer weather comes opportunities to not only enjoy the outdoors, but also opens the doors to injury. Here are some tips to remain safe while taking part in summer activities.
  • Ellsworth provides key support for Salute to America celebration

    President Donald J. Trump and First Lady Melania Trump disembark Air Force One shortly after landing at Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., July 3, 2020. The president and first lady landed at Ellsworth en route to Mount Rushmore National Memorial for the Salute to America event. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Hailey Staker)
  • Airmen participate in memorial walk to recognize Juneteenth

    Airmen with the 28th Bomb Wing came together to recognize Juneteenth during a special walk at the base lakes on Ellsworth June 19.
  • Weatherington takes command of ‘The Mighty Eighth’ and J-GSOC

    Maj. Gen. Mark Weatherington takes command of the J-GSOC and 8th Air Force, June 12, 2020.
  • 28th BW enacts Resident Council, disseminates Tenant Bill of Rights

    In May, the 28th Bomb Wing enacted the Housing Resident Council for families living in privatized housing on Ellsworth Air Force Base.
  • Aerospace medicine: flight surgeons

    Flight surgeons, despite their official duty title do not perform surgeries while in flight. The misnomer stems from the early days of aviation medicine, when the U.S. Army Aviation Section ordered three military physicians to attend aviation school to ensure aircrew were physically prepared to fly. Today, flight surgeons are more commonly known as ‘flight doctors’ or ‘flight physicians.’ In current times, flight surgeons still play a unique and integral role in the Air Force mission.