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  • Doolittle Descendants visit Ellsworth

    Susan Bower (Left) and Cindy Cole Chal (Right) view a B-1B Lancer takeoff at Ellsworth AFB, S.D. on Sept 16, 2022. The Lancer is a highly versatile, aircraft that carries on the legacy of the Doolittle Raid, providing worldwide long-range-strike capabilities. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Senior Airman

  • DAF awards Rolls-Royce B-52H engine contract

    The competitive single award contract provides for 608 military derivative commercial engines, plus spare engines, associated support equipment and commercial engineering data, to include sustainment activities, to be used on the B-52H bomber fleet.

  • 5th BW awarded Best Commanders Inspection Program in the AF

    The 5th Bomb Wing Inspector General office was awarded the 2019 Maj. General Junius W. Jones Inspector General Award for having the most outstanding Commander’s Inspection Program in the Air Force at Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota.

  • 5th Bomb Wing awarded 2016 Omaha Trophy

    The 5th BW was named the 2016 Omaha Trophy recipient in February 2017, making it the fifth time the unit has been recognized, as the command’s premier strategic bomber wing, in the Strategic Bomber category.

  • Honoring a Hero: Aviator Receives Medal Six Decades Overdue

    An elderly man entertains guests from his chair, which is surrounded by medical equipment. Moments later, a familiar shade of blue walks through his front door, causing him to rise and greet the newcomer. The newcomer picks up the elderly man’s military service coat, the same as his own and places