The U.S. Air Force says about 350 airmen from Ellsworth Air Force Base in South Dakota are preparing to deploy to Southwest Asia.
Officials say the base also will be sending several B-1 bombers from the 28th Bomb Wing, equipment and supplies to support the military's objectives in the region.
Since 2007, the wing that flies B-1 bombers has had an average of 560 airmen deployed at any one time.
Most Popular Today
Woman Pushing For $20 Bill Makover
Speed Limit Sign Changes
- 3.Transportation, General
Treasurer Asking Drivers To Renew Tabs Before Last Day
- 4. All Industries
Sioux Falls Business Celebrates 60th Anniversary
- 5.Retail & Restaurants
Box Elder Celebrates New Businesses
- 6.Your Money Matters
It's Business And It's Personal
Thursday Morning Business Brief
Wednesday Evening Business Brief
Thursday Evening Business Brief
- 10.Meetings & Events
93 Women, Men & Businesses Nominated For 'Tribute To Women'