B-1B Flyovers Part of Area Independence Day Events

User submitted imageELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE, S.D. The 28th Bomb Wing is scheduled to conduct B-1B flyovers to kick start or cap off Independence Day events on July 4.

In a press release on Thursday, EAFB released the following schedule:

10:00 a.m. Custer Patriots Day Parade (Custer, S.D.)

10:00 a.m. Hot Springs Independence Day Parade (Hot Springs, S.D.)

10:00 a.m. Piedmont Independence Day Parade (Piedmont, S.D.)

10:30 a.m. Belle Fourche Independence Day Parade (Belle Fourche, S.D.)

11:30 a.m. Lead Gold Camp Jubilee Flag Rising Ceremony (Lead, S.D.)

12:00 p.m. Spearfish Independence Day Parade (Spearfish, S.D.)

B-1 flyovers are allowed as part of approved training missions. Residents living in and around the Black Hills could experience an increased noise level related to the flyovers. Individuals who witness any of the flyovers are encouraged to share their photos and videos on Ellsworth Air Force Base’s official Facebook and @ellsworthafb on Instagram.

For more information, contact the 28th Bomb Wing Public Affairs office at (605) 385-5056, or by emailing 28bw.public.affairs@us.af.mil.


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