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  • 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.
  • Air Force releases new B-21 Raider artist rendering

    The Air Force released a new B-21 Raider artist rendering graphic with an accompanying fact sheet today. As with past renderings, this rendering is an artist’s interpretation of the B-21 design.
  • Ellsworth welcomes new base commander

    Col. Joseph Sheffield took charge of the world’s largest operational B-1B wing during the 28th Bomb Wing change of command ceremony in the Pride Hangar on Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., June 18.
  • AFGSC commander visits Ellsworth

    Gen. Tim Ray, Air Force Global Strike Command commander, visits Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., May 25, 2021.
  • First B-1Bs resume flight operations

    The first B-1B Lancers resumed flight operations May 3 following a safety stand-down issued April 20 by Gen. Tim Ray, Air Force Global Strike Command commander. Individual B-1B aircraft will return to flight as inspections and maintenance directed during the stand-down are completed on each aircraft.During the safety stand-down, maintenance depot
  • Ellsworth B-1s represent AFGSC at Red Flag 21-2

    B-1B Lancers from the 37th Bomb Squadron participated in Red Flag 21-2 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, from March 8-19. The two-week exercise provided Airmen the opportunity to train realistically alongside a number of different units and airframes from across the U.S. and around the world. In addition to the B-1, Red Flag hosted several airframes from allied nations including the E-3 Sentry Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS) from NATO; F-35 Lightning IIs from Sweden and Norway; and F-15SG Eagle fighter jets from Singapore.
  • Air Force Announces Final EIS for the B-21 MOB 1 Beddown

    The Air Force is publishing a Notice of Availability (NOA) in the Federal Register that announces the availability of the Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the B-21 Main Operating Base 1 Beddown at Dyess AFB, Texas or Ellsworth AFB, South Dakota. The publication of the NOA on March 19, 2021 begins a 30-day waiting period before the Record of Decision for this action can be signed.
  • Ellsworth B-1s, Airmen Participating in Red Flag Exercise

    Nearly 200 Ellsworth Airmen and several B-1 bombers are participating in Red Flag 21-2, one of the Air Force’s largest combat training exercises, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, March 8-19.
  • B-21 Prototype Environmental Protection Shelters construction, test underway

    Air Force Global Strike Command and the B-21 Program Office are testing various prototype shelters to identify the most effective and affordable designs that could be used across all three B-21 Main Operating Bases, the depot, and even at forward operating locations.
  • Super Bowl LV flyover took months of planning, coordination

    For fans watching the Super Bowl on Sunday, the Air Force Global Strike Command tri-bomber flyover over Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida, will last mere seconds.For the team planning this historic event, however – the first flyover of a major sporting event featuring a B-1B Lancer, B-2 Spirit and B-52 Stratofortress – the flyover has taken
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