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  • Ellsworth Airmen support bomber mission in European theatre

    Approximately 100 Airmen and two B-1 bombers from Ellsworth deployed to RAF Fairford, United Kingdom, in support of multiple joint and multinational exercises.
  • Ellsworth honors law enforcement during National Police Week

    The 28th Security Forces Squadron hosted multiple events around Ellsworth in honor of National Police Week, which ran May 15 through 19 at Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D. Honoring the service and sacrifice of military and civilian law enforcement officers, events around the base included a memorial retreat ceremony, parade, various competitions,
  • U.S. Secretary of Agriculture visits Ellsworth

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue visited Ellsworth for a familiarization tour and listening session, May 19, as his first military installation visit since his confirmation.
  • B-1B Lancer: Hard to be humble

    Since its inaugural flight on Oct. 1, 1986, the B-1B has been a work horse for the Air Force. The airframe holds records for speed, payload, range and time of climb in its class, and it brings all those talents to integrate with fifth-generation fighters during Red Flag 17-1 on Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada.
  • Despite winter weather, Airmen honor veteran

    Airmen from the Ellsworth Air Force Base Honor Guard conduct a burial ceremony for a veteran during a winter storm at the Black Hills National Cemetery in Sturgis, S.D., Nov. 29, 2016. The primary mission of the honor guard is to provide full military funeral honors to our veterans, retirees and active-duty personnel. In total, seven Airmen were required at the cemetery to properly conduct the full retiree ceremony, which is as a solemn act of recognition and remembrance by a grateful nation for dedicated service and sacrifices. (Courtesy Photo) Ellsworth Air Force Base Honor Guard, burial ceremony, Black Hills National Cemetery, Sturgis, S.D.
  • REAL ID Act to be implemented at Ellsworth Sept. 15

    Implementation of the REAL ID Act will begin at Ellsworth Air Force Base on Sept. 15, 2016.
  • Command chief gets to know 28th MUNS Airmen

    ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE, S.D. – The command chief of the 28th Bomb Wing attended an immersion tour with the 28th Munitions Squadron at Ellsworth AFB June 27, 2016. During the tour, Chief Master Sgt. Sonia Lee was briefed on the importance of the squadron’s mission and met with several Airmen face-to-face for feedback on their respective shop’s