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Ellsworth AFB Airmen deploy for six months to Afghanistan.
Ellsworth AFB Airmen deploy for six months to Afghanistan.
Ellsworth Air Force Base photo
February 16, 2014

Ellsworth AFB Airmen Deploy to Afghanistan

About 350 Airmen from Ellsworth Air Force Base deployed Jan. 17 for a six-month tour as part of the U.S. military's mission in Afghanistan, reports the MyTown website.

They replace Airmen from Dyess AFB of Texas, the nation's other B-1 bomber military base.

 

"Aircrews, maintenance and support personnel from Ellsworth will execute B-1 bomber missions designed to provide multi-role airpower in support of U.S. and coalition forces," reads the EAFB press release about the deployment.

 

Find more information on the Ellsworth AFB website and in the Black Hills Knowledge Network archives.

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