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  • ‘Adopt a plane program’ takes off

    The aerial park at the South Dakota Air and Space Museum offers a glimpse into the past with Air Force relics dating back to World War I. The museum is a place for all ages to come and see Ellsworth’s proud heritage on display. Glistening aircraft, towering missiles and artifacts galore await visitors within its grounds and facilities.   Over
  • Hispanic Heritage Month: a difference through diversity

    “What’s in a name?” A popular reference to William Shakespeare's play, Romeo and Juliet, and yet something more entirely. For Airmen who don the uniform, they wear their family’s name on their chest. Names that carry a long history of tradition and culture.
  • The people behind the deploying Airmen

    As Airmen prepare for deployments, they’re usually presented with a checklist of different items to be completed. Yet the Airmen are not alone in the process.
  • Never forget: B-1 aviator recalls 9/11 attacks

    “The attacks of September 11th were intended to break our spirit. Instead we have emerged stronger and more unified,” said Rudy Giuliani, former mayor of New York City, during a dedication speech on Dec. 31, 2001. “We feel renewed devotion to the principles of political, economic and religious freedom, the rule of law and respect for human life. We are more determined than ever to live our lives in freedom.”
  • Colonel Edwards takes first flight as Bomb Wing Commander

    A young boy sits in the bleachers surrounded by hundreds of people, eagerly waiting. A hush falls over the crowd as the air stands still. Within a second the silence is shattered and replaced with the boom of roaring engines and thunderous applause.
  • Cycling for physical, mental fitness

    Do you remember that feeling when you finally figured out how to ride a bike? Your brother or sister, or maybe your parent or guardian, taught you how to balance and pedal at the same time, and then took off the training wheels. Maybe you did a weird circle until you fell down. But you finally balanced, pedaled and rode that Superman or princess
  • When away from fight, additional shirts take the flight

    Behind every Airman is a first sergeant, an individual assigned to an Air Force unit who is responsible for providing a focal point for readiness, health, morale, welfare and quality-of-life issues.
  • From munitions to AFREP supply manager: a life of service

    Service before self; as one of the three Air Force Core Values, it is one of the most important values an Airman can have, enabling them to soar great heights in their career.
  • The tools of FTAC, crafting success

    Every Airman goes through the trials of Basic Military Training and technical training school, all the while learning discipline, military order and the importance of the Air Force Core Values. This training sets the foundation for success but there is another course designed to help build on that foundation.
  • Ellsworth Airmen participate in Air-to-ground exercise: Combat Hammer

    Two Ellsworth B-1Bs deployed 30 inert precision-guided bombs, cluster bomb units, and decoys during a weapons system evaluation May 8 to 11 at the Utah Test and Training Range, Nevada.
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