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  • B-1s deploy to Centcom

    The 28th Bomb Wing deployed B-1s, Airmen and support equipment to Al Udied Air Base, Qatar, to fly missions in U.S. Central Command.Aircrews, maintenance and support personnel from Ellsworth Air Force Base will execute sorties providing multi-role combat airpower in support of U.S. and coalition forces. Airmen in a wide range of roles will be
  • New dorms to accommodate a growing Ellsworth

    The roar of heavy machinery, the clanging of hammers and the buzzing of saws is something commonly heard near the Jefferson dormitory. The noise starts before sunrise and continues after sunset. Workers assemble the buildings with speed, skill and steady hands in order to meet their deadline and provide Airmen a home away from home while they are stationed at Ellsworth Air Force Base.
  • Heritage at home: 15th CMSAF visits Ellsworth

    Retired Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Rodney J. McKinley visited Ellsworth Air Force Base March 23. McKinley shared insight and history during an all call, met with Airmen from one of his former career fields and attended Ellsworth AFB’s Chief Master Sergeant Induction ceremony. “It’s been a great experience coming here to visit the Airmen of
  • The unfinished mural

    A simple blue, ballpoint pen glides across a crisp white page as an artist drafts a blueprint. Concepts of his imagination come to fruition as he expertly sketches, outlines and shades images. A creature emerges from the chaos of lines, shapes and gradients. With every detail, the griffin, a powerful mythical creature resembling a lion with the
  • Female aviators take to the sky in honor of Women’s History Month

    A B-1 taxied on the flight line at Ellsworth Air Force Base, preparing to takeoff. What made this flight unique was not the mission – to train and hone the Airmen’s skills while they flew in the local area. What made this March 21 flight remarkable was that the entire aircrew was comprised of female aviators from the 34th Bomb Squadron.
  • Nine area leaders selected for honorary commanders program

    Nine area business and civic leaders were inducted into the Ellsworth Honorary Commanders program during a special event March 8 at the Dakota’s Club.Col. John Edwards, the 28th Bomb Wing commander, welcomed the new members handpicked to participate in the program and reminded them to make the most of the experience.“I encourage you to learn from
  • A cultural affair: Ellsworth recognizes African American History Month

    The Ellsworth Air Force Base Diversity Council honored African American History Month with a celebration of culture at the deployment center on Feb. 23.During the event, attendees were taught about African traditions through a fashion show and tastes of regional cuisine.“I pondered a lot about what means I could use to teach others about my roots,”
  • Ellsworth conducts active shooter exercise

    Ellsworth Air Force Base conducted an active shooter exercise Feb. 22. The exercise inspected nearly 20 different locations on base, testing each individual’s ability to respond to an active shooter situation within their building. “We were evaluating the base’s ability to react to an active shooter situation by going into at least one building
  • Team Ellsworth wins MAJCOM’s Verne Orr manpower award

    Ellsworth Air Force Base won the Verne Orr award at the Air Force Global Strike Command level on Jan. 19, 2018, and is now competing at the Air Force level.
  • 28th Bomb Wing leadership visits Guam

    ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE, S.D. – Col. John R. Edwards, the 28th Bomb Wing Commander and Command Chief Master Sgt. Adam Vizi, recently visited the men and women of Ellsworth AFB deployed to Andersen AFB, Guam.
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