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  • Ellsworth Airmen return home from six-month deployment

    Ellsworth friends and families welcomed home approximately 350 Airmen on Jan. 29, 2018, after a six-month deployment to Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, in support of U.S. Pacific Command’s Continuous Bomber Presence mission.
  • 28th Bomb Wing leadership visits Guam

    ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE, S.D. – Col. John R. Edwards, the 28th Bomb Wing Commander and Command Chief Master Sgt. Adam Vizi, recently visited the men and women of Ellsworth AFB deployed to Andersen AFB, Guam.
  • 595th AMXS wins Unit Effectiveness Award for AFGSC

    The 595th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron was awarded the Unit Effectiveness Award in the Small Aircraft Maintenance category for Air Force Global Strike Command Jan. 4.The squadron, which stood up with the 595th Command and Control Group when it was activated in October 2016, has only been aligned under AFGSC a year.“For us to win this award in
  • Defender duo: New handler bonds quickly with MWD

    The handler passes through the gate he once guarded and heads for the armory. After he arms up with an M-9 pistol, he places it in his leg holster and drives to the military working dogs location and approaches the kennels. He walks with a smile to Rexi, military working dog, and gets greeted with dog saliva to the face. This is how Senior Airman
  • B-52s return to Pacific for routine Continuous Bomber Presence mission

    Six U.S. Air Force B-52H Stratofortress bombers and approximately 300 Airmen from Barksdale Air Force Base (AFB), Louisiana, are deploying to Andersen AFB, Guam, in support of U.S. Pacific Command’s (PACOM) Continuous Bomber Presence (CBP) mission.
  • Minot B-52s, Airmen deploy to RAF Fairford

    RAF FAIRFORD, England - Approximately 300 Airmen and four B-52H Stratofortress aircraft assigned to the 5th Bomb Wing at Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, are deployed to RAF Fairford, England, to conduct theater integration and flying training.
  • B-2 Spirits support bomber assurance, deterrence mission

    A U.S. Air Force B-2 Spirit taxis Jan. 8, 2018, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. Approximately 200 Airmen and three B-2 Spirits from Whiteman Air Force Base (AFB), Missouri, deployed to Andersen AFB in support of the bomber assurance and deterrence mission. U.S. Strategic Command bombers regularly rotate through the Indo-Pacific region to conduct U.S. PACOM-led air operations, providing leaders with deterrent options to maintain regional stability. During this short-term deployment, the B-2s will conduct local and regional training sorties and will integrate capabilities with key regional partners, ensuring bomber crews maintain a high state of readiness and crew proficiency.
  • 595th SCS Airmen participate in DOD-Silicon Valley partnership

    Picture a room. There are four pilots in flight suits, busy at work – one scribbling on a white board, two moving magnetic pucks around next to the scribbles and the last drawing out equations on graph paper. The room, located in the Combined Air operations Center at Al Udeid, Qatar, is tense. They’ve been at work for hours, and they have hours
  • B-52 Stratofortress pays flying visit to RAF Mildenhall

    A B-52 Stratofortress, supporting a strategic bomber deployment in Europe, was diverted to RAF Mildenhall due to inclement weather Jan. 9, 2018, while en route to RAF Fairford, England.
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