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  • Ellsworth AFB Airmen train with foreign allies

    Two U.S. Air Force B-1B Bombers, under the command of the U.S. Pacific Air Forces, joined their counterparts from South Korean and Japanese air forces in sequenced bilateral missions, Aug. 7, 2017.

  • B-1 flyover to cap off veterans ceremony in Sturgis

    Aircrew from the 28th Bomb Wing are scheduled to provide a B-1 flyover above Main Street in Sturgis, South Dakota, at 3 p.m., Aug. 8 as part of the 17th Annual Veterans Recognition Ceremony. The flyover, allowed as part of an approved training mission, will cap off an event formally recognizing

  • New 28th Bomb Wing commander named

    A new pair of hands will be at the helm of the world’s largest B-1 combat wing following a change of command ceremony at 9:28 a.m., Aug. 9 in the Pride Hangar on Ellsworth Air Force Base, South Dakota.Col. John Edwards, a master combat systems officer with more than 2,440 flight hours including 237

  • Former 28th Bomb Wing Commander, Maj. Gen. Scott Vander Hamm, to retire

    Maj. Gen. Scott Vander Hamm, the Air Force assistant deputy chief of staff for operations and former 28th Bomb Wing commander, will retire Aug. 14 after more than 30 years of service.Vander Hamm commanded the nation’s largest B-1 combat wing while at Ellsworth from June 2007 to June 2009. During

  • Aircrew, maintainers test skills at Red Flag 17-3

    Aircrew and maintainers from Ellsworth returned from Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, after participating in Red Flag 17-3, July 29, 2017. Red Flag, a three week exercise, is realistic combat training in the Nevada Test and Training Range that incorporates ground, air, space and cyber forces to

  • Ellsworth Airmen deploy to the Pacific Region

    Approximately 350 Airmen from the 28th Bomb Wing deployed to Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, in support of Continuous Bomber Presence operations occurring in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region July 28.

  • FBI trains with Ellsworth EOD Airmen

    Special Agents from the FBI trained with 28th Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordinance Disposal Airmen and other law enforcement agencies during a National Improvised Explosive Familiarization course at Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., July 11 to 13. The FBI-led, joint exercise focused on homemade

  • B-1 FLYOVERS PART OF AREA JULY 4 EVENTS

    A B-1 from the 28th Bomb Wing at Ellsworth Air Force Base, South Dakota, is scheduled to make special appearances at four events in South Dakota July 4. The events include: -- 10 a.m.: Patriots Parade, Custer, South Dakota -- 10:30 a.m.: Independence Day Parade, Belle Fourche, South Dakota -- 11