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  • Air Force announces Ellsworth AFB as first B-21 base

    The Air Force announced Ellsworth Air Force Base, South Dakota, has been selected as the preferred location for the first operational B-21 bomber and the formal training unit, March 27.
  • Ellsworth’s new command chief: #SLAY

    The 28th Bomb Wing recently welcomed the second woman to ever assume the role of command chief at Ellsworth Air Force Base. Chief Master Sgt. Rochelle Hemingway, originally from Kokomo, Indiana, was previously stationed at Luke AFB, Arizona, where she served as the 56th Medical Operations Squadron’s superintendent. As command chief, Hemingway will advise Col. John Edwards, the 28th Bomb Wing commander, on the topics of health, morale, welfare, training and development for the Airmen stationed at Ellsworth AFB.
  • Ellsworth EOD responds to accident with truck carrying Navy projectiles

    A six-man team from the 28th Civil Engineer Squadron explosive ordnance disposal flight responded to a vehicle collision on Highway 212 in Montana the night of Feb. 10. The crash involved two tractor trailers – one carrying fertilizer and the other U.S. Navy high-explosive projectiles.
  • Ellsworth tax center offers base community free assistance

    The Ellsworth Air Force Base tax center is officially open. The center is a free resource for base members, retirees and military families, and volunteers are standing by to help prepare and file taxes.
  • Ellsworth upgrades Pride Hangar

    Airmen at Ellsworth Air Force Base have waited patiently while upgrades have been made to the Pride Hangar, making the recreational area truly something to be proud of.
  • Lodging rate increase is AF-wide

    As of Jan. 1, the nightly rates at the base lodging facilities have increased as part of an Air Force-wide move to discontinue appropriated funds support and convert to a non-appropriated funds (NAF) operation. The change, made in response to a Department of Defense directive, will benefit the Air Force Inns lodging program by making business operations more efficient and will make funds available for other priorities.
  • Security forces superintendent selected for chief master sergeant

    Senior Master Sgt. Jesse Frank, the 28th Security Forces Squadron operations superintendent, was informed by Ellsworth Air Force Base leadership that he will be soon be putting on the highest enlisted rank in the Air Force. Only 1 percent of Airmen earn the prestigious title of chief master sergeant.
  • Ellsworth tree lighting glows with holiday spirit

    The Ellsworth Air Force Base Chapel hosted their annual tree lighting ceremony on Nov. 30 to start the holiday season. Airmen and their families came out to enjoy the festivities. Multiple faiths were represented by base members who spoke about their holiday traditions.
  • Trees for Troops brings the holidays home

    The 28th Force Support Squadron hosted a Trees for Troops event at outdoor recreation on Nov. 30, where Airmen and their Families were able to get a free tree for the holidays at Ellsworth Air Force Base.
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