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  • 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

  • Ellsworth Supports Local Community

    Airmen serving at Ellsworth Air Force Base spread throughout Rapid City, South Dakota, early morning on 7 Sept. to give back to the community and assist a wide variety of projects alongside a local non-profit organization.

  • Former combat aviator revisits the B-1

    In May 1987, the first B-1B Lancer, dubbed “Wings of Freedom”, called Ellsworth Air Force Base home; it was around the same time that Captain Daniel Novick also arrived at Ellsworth and joined the Initial B-1B Lancer cadre. Within five months of Novick’s arrival, he and his team had broken 18

  • Ellsworth Gives Tour to Mr. Don Peck, Avid Donator of Models

    A B-1B Lancer model airplane hangs in the lobby of the Joe D. Brown IV Mission Training Center on Ellsworth Air Force Base, South Dakota, Aug. 17, 2023. Ellsworth is one of two bases in the United States Air Force housing and employing the B-1B. The model was donated by Mr. Don Peck, which is one of

  • The Wrench and the Rifle

    The 28th Civil Engineering Squadron at Ellsworth Air force Base conducted “Operation DEATH EAGLE”, a 96-hour deployment training exercise on base, July 25-27, 2023.

  • Raider Maintainers Generate Red Flag Airpower

    NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev.-- Wrenches turning, engines running and scattered voices fill the air on the flightline. Constant movement and an effort-by-all ensure the B-1B Lancers, assigned to the 34th Bomb Squadron, are mission-ready at Red Flag-Nellis 23-3.

  • Combat Veterans raise awareness through charity events

    Motorcyclists cruising the streets are a common sight in the Black Hills and on Ellsworth Air Force Base, South Dakota, but a local Chapter of the Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association (CVMA) have been dedicating themselves to much more than just riding the scenic areas.