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  • Base conducting exercise May 3-5

    An anti-terrorism/force protection exercise has been scheduled for May 3-5 on Ellsworth AFB.  Base and area residents may hear announcements over the "giant voice" system and sirens.The intent of the exercise is to evaluate the 28th Bomb Wing's ability to meet response measures associated with

  • 28th Bomb Wing extended flying operations at Ellsworth May 3 & 6

    The 28th Bomb Wing will extend airfield operating hours on May 3 and 6 for routine training missions.Normal airfield operations will extend to include early morning flying during these days. Base residents and surrounding communities can expect to hear noises associated with flying aircraft and

  • PRTC exercise scheduled for March 30-31

    A large force exercise of military aircraft has been scheduled for March 30-31 in the Powder River Training Complex.During this period, people living under the following PRTC military operations areas can expect to see multiple types of aircraft utilizing the areas simultaneously:     - Powder River

  • Military Families To Receive Free Christmas Trees

    Christmas tree growers in Wisconsin are providing a gift of about 190 Christmas trees for families of Airmen currently deployed around the globe in an effort to brighten the holidays and thank them for their service.The trees, part of the Trees for Troops program, will be delivered to the 28th Force

  • Building dedication in honor of former base commander Nov. 10

    Base and community leaders will gather at 2 p.m., Nov. 10 to dedicate a key training facility in honor of a former wing commander killed in a plane crash.During the ceremony, the base's Mission Employment Center will be renamed the "Maj. Gen. Joseph D. Brown, IV, Mission Training Center," in honor

  • First Large Force Exercise scheduled in the PRTC

    The first Large Force Exercise of military aircraft has been scheduled for Dec. 2-3 in the newly opened Powder River Training Complex.During this period, people living under the Powder River 2, PR 3, and Gap B military operating areas can expect to see multiple types of aircraft utilizing these

  • EXPLOSIONS, SMOKE EXPECTED FOR AIRSHOW PRACTICE AUG. 12

    Base and area residents can expect to hear explosions, see large plumes of smoke and low-flying aircraft during a close air support demonstration practice on base Aug. 12.Residents may experience an increased noise level related to the low-flying aircraft and the explosion during the practice and

  • BASE READINESS EXERCISE

    Base and area residents should anticipate increased air traffic, "giant voice" system announcements, sirens, explosions, simulated gunfire and seeing smoke during a readiness exercise March 30 and 31.The intent of the exercise is to evaluate the 28th Bomb Wing's ability to meet wartime and

  • Thunderbirds, Golden Knights locked in for August 2015 airshow

    Event planners announced that the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds will be the headline act for the base's airshow and open house Aug. 15 and 16, 2015."We are very happy to announce that the Air Force's premier demonstration team will highlight our two-day show this coming August," said Col. Kevin

  • BOIL ORDER EXPECTED TO LIFT TUESDAY

    The 28th Bomb Wing commander and other base leaders held a town hall meeting today with residents from the base and Antelope Ridge to provide an update on the current boil order in effect for Ellsworth, Antelope Ridge and Vandenberg Elementary school. Base officials expect to resolve the issue and