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  • Base B-1s returning home

    Several B-1B Lancers and aircrews assigned to the base who have been operating out of another location while repairs are being made to the base runway will return home Sept. 15.The base runway was completely shut down for a month while work was done on the keel - or center section - of the base's

  • Ruck march to remember 9/11

    More than 150 Ellsworth Airmen, family members and friends are teaming up with area police officers, firefighters and other first responders for a 10-mile rucksack march on Sept. 10 to commemorate the 10th anniversary of 9/11."This event is our way of joining together to remember all those who lost

  • Ellsworth contractors work with tribe to destroy bombs

    Contractors from the 28th Civil Engineering Squadron and Native American Engineering detonated four spent munitions Oct. 3, 2011 on the Air Force Retained Area of the former Badlands Bombing Range on Pine Ridge Reservation 20 miles southeast of Phoenix, South Dakota. The spent munitions were the

  • B-1 aircrews drop the hammer during exercise

    Aircrews from the 37th Bomb Squadron "Tigers" thundered into the White Sands Missile Range, N.M. Oct. 25 and employed two Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missiles from a pair of B-1 bombers as part of the Air Force's air to ground Weapon System Evaluation Program known as Combat Hammer.The goal of the

  • State of Ellsworth

    The 28th Bomb Wing is scheduled to host a State of Ellsworth briefing here, Dec. 16, at 10 a.m. in the 28th BW Wing Conference Room.The briefing is intended to provide media outlets with an opportunity to learn about the current mission at Ellsworth, future plans and topics of interest. There will

  • B-1 flyovers part of area July 4 events

    Aircraft assigned to the 34th Bomb Squadron "Thunderbirds" at Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D. are scheduled to make special appearances in the skies over several July 4 events throughout the Black Hills, including:-- 10 a.m.: Custer Fourth of July Celebration, Custer, S.D.-- 1 p.m.: Independence Day

  • POW/MIA Remembrance Retreat

    Members of the Ellsworth community will conduct a special POW/MIA Remembrance retreat ceremony at 4 p.m., Sept. 21 at the base flagpole in front of the 28th Bomb Wing Headquarters Building.Col. Mark Weatherington, 28th Bomb Wing commander, will be the keynote speaker for the event designed to pay


    The 28th Bomb Wing is scheduled to host KUDOS, SUDOS TUDOS, a learning experience for kids, spouses and teachers from 9 to 11 a.m., Saturday, April 9.KUDOS, SUDOS TUDOS is designed to give kids, spouses and teachers a better, broader understanding of deployment operations. The purpose of the event

  • Box Elder youth to be B-1B Aircrew for a Day

    Members of the 34th Bomb Squadron are answering a special request to make the dream of being a B-1B Lancer aircrew member come true for a Box Elder youth on March 4, as part of the base's Aircrew for a Day program.Noah Misselt, an 8-year-old boy who suffers from leukemia, will be made an honorary

  • Ellsworth Airmen to deploy to Southwest Asia

    Approximately 300 Airmen from Ellsworth are preparing to deploy to Southwest Asia along with several B-1B Lancer bombers, equipment and supplies.Ellsworth Airmen will support missions in the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility. Aircrews from Ellsworth will conduct B-1B missions designed to