Posts for July 2015

B-1 flyover part of Sturgis veteran’s ceremony

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by Steven J. Merrill
28th Bomb Wing Public Affairs

7/14/2015 - ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE, S.D.  -- A base B-1 bomber will provide a flyover down Main Street in Sturgis, S.D., at 3 p.m., Aug. 4 as part of the 15th Annual Veterans Recognition Ceremony.

The flyover will cap off an event formally recognizing four South Dakota veterans - one each from World War II, the Korean War, Vietnam War and Gulf War - and their families for their service.


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Xeriscape Landscaping Project

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The South Dakota Air and Space Museum is proud to announce that the Xeriscape landscaping project is in the initial phases and changes can already be seen!

Please excuse the appearance of our airpark as the project progresses. Thank you for your support and understanding.

What is Xeriscape?

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Ellsworth B-1B Models Arrival

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Just in time for the Fourth of July, Ellsworth marked B-1B desk models have landed at the gift shop! These handsome mahogany models are hand-carved, painted, and specially created with the markings of the 34th and 37th Bomb squadrons based at Ellsworth. The "Ogre" B-1's at Ellsworth are also well-represented with their own specially marked B-1 model. The fin flashes, aircraft numbers, nose art, and squadron patches are all crafted by hand to create faithful replicas of the B-1's currently stationed at Ellsworth Air Force Base.

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