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  • Ellsworth B-1s Arrive in Sweden for Bomber Task Force Deployment

    Three weeks after conducting airstrikes in Iraq and Syria against Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps, a pair of B-1B Lancers from Ellsworth Air Force Base, South Dakota, arrived at Luleå-Kallax Air Base, Sweden, for a Bomber Task Force deployment Feb. 23, 2024.

  • New honorary commanders inducted at Ellsworth

    Col. Derek Oakley, 28th Bomb Wing commander, formally welcomed 13 area civic and business leaders into the Ellsworth Honorary Commanders program as part of the Black Hills Military Advisory Coalition’s Chow Hall luncheon at the Dakota’s Club on Ellsworth Air Force Base, South Dakota, Jan. 24, 2024.

  • Ellsworth Airmen "Duke it Out" during Battle of the Badges competition

    Gloves were flying as ten Ellsworth Air Force Base active-duty Airmen went toe-to-toe with local law enforcement, fire department, correction officers, military retirees, and emergency medical personnel in front of more than 500 locals in a boxing ring during the Battle of the Badges competition in

  • 28th Munition Squadron efforts solidify Ellis Giant Sword Trophy Win

    A team of 11 Airmen from the 28th Munitions Squadron contributed to Ellsworth Air Force Base securing the Ellis Giant Sword Trophy for Best Bomber Maintenance, at the 2023 Global Strike Challenge capstone event held at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, November 8, 2023.

  • Retired Ellsworth Raider Shares Experience with Museum Visitors

    Visitors journeying to the South Dakota Air and Space Museum in Box Elder, South Dakota, have a significant chance of coming across a certain retired veteran dedicating his time and efforts to sharing his knowledge of the aircraft and history of the base.

  • Celebrating 76 years of Air Force Heritage

    Master Sgt. Sergio Escobedo, 372nd Training Squadron B-1 field training section chief, dances with his spouse at the Ellsworth Air Force Ball, Sept. 16, 2023, in Box Elder, South Dakota. The Air Force Ball is a social function for military members, their spouses and family to celebrate the U.S. Air