Category Archives: Ellsworth

Ellsworth airman on trial for infant son’s death


RAPID CITY, S.D. — A military jury will decide whether a senior airman at Ellsworth Air Force Base is responsible for the death of his 6-month-old son. Prosecutors said James Cunningham inflicted the injuries by shaking and punching Zachariah in March of last year. Capt. Anna Sturges, during opening statements Thursday, said Cunningham, when he […]

Ellsworth, Minneapolis St. Paul among 9 ‘red’ Air Force bases worldwide as COVID-19 cases rise


RAPID CITY, S.D. — Ellsworth Air Force Base in South Dakota and the Minneapolis St. Paul Air Reserve Base in Minnesota are among nine U.S. Air Force bases in the world that have been categorized as a “red” installation due to the rise of active COVID-19 cases in areas surrounding the bases. The red categorization […]

Ellsworth B-1s fly to Baltics, train with Danish fighters


Two B-1B Lancer bombers flew from Ellsworth Air Force Base in South Dakota to the Baltic region Tuesday to take part in a Bomber Task Force mission and train with the Danish air force. In a Wednesday release, U.S. Air Forces in Europe-Air Forces Africa said that the pair of B-1s, from Ellsworth’s 28th Bomb […]