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  • Centenarian Celebration

    Fran Harris, now one of the world’s few centenarians, celebrated her 100th birthday in Rapid City, S.D., Sept. 11, 2021. During those hundred years, Fran dedicated herself to helping the men and women serving alongside her husband in the military.
  • Ellsworth AFB conducts BTF mission over Indo-Pacific region

    A pair of B-1B Lancers launched from their home station on Sept. 7 to conduct a long range mission to the Indo-Pacific region.
  • 28th SFS gears up for Global Strike Challenge 2021

    The 28th Security Forces Squadron conducted training exercises as part of the 2021 Global Strike Challenge at Ellsworth Air Force Base, South Dakota, August 23 and 27.
  • Ellsworth hosts Combat Raider exercise

    Combat Raider, an exercise designed to train aircrews and supporting units for current and future contingencies through a variety of realistic combat scenarios, came to a close at Ellsworth Air Force Base, South Dakota, July 23.
  • Combat Raider Large Force Exercise Scheduled for July 19-23

    Combat Raider, a military exercise involving a variety aircraft is scheduled to begin July 19 in parts of the Powder River Training Complex (PRTC), and will conclude July 23, 2021.
  • Ellsworth receives new weapon systems

    ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE, S.D. – The 28th Security Forces Squadron became the first unit in Air Force Global Strike Command to receive a shipment of M4A1 Carbine rifles June 28.
  • Ellsworth unites with ANG for Golden Coyote

    The 28th Medical Readiness Squadron trained alongside the South Dakota Army National Guard during a segment of exercise Golden Coyote conducted June 16 on Ellsworth Air Force Base. The training focused on proper medical procedures for aerial medical transportation, where individuals are flown in from off-base locations. 
  • B-1 Flyovers Part of Area Independence Day Events

    The 28th Bomb Wing is scheduled to conduct B-1B flyovers to kick start or cap off six Independence Day events on July 4.
  • Protecting all, big and small

    Defenders from the 28th Security Forces Squadron hosted a field trip for the School Age Care program June 25 at Ellsworth Air Force Base. During the trip, the children toured the squadron, explored a police vehicle and viewed a military working dog demonstration. The 28th SFS hosts these tours to educate the base population on their mission and to
  • Cold spray restoration on active flying aircraft

    The 28th Maintenance Group Additive Manufacturing Flight conducted its first restoration of an active flying aircraft in May and repaired an over wing faring slip joint.
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