Ellsworth Air Force Base announces new wing commander

BOX ELDER, S.D. — It’s been announced that Col. David Doss will take command of the 28th Bomb Wing at Ellsworth Air Force Base this month.

Doss will take over as new commander on Thursday, May 30 at 9:28 a.m.

Doss is a graduate of the Virginia Military Institute and has served multiple flying tours as an instructor and B-1 weapon systems officer. He’s earned more than 380 combat hours and 2,500 total flight hours.

From 1998-2002, Doss was a member of the 37th Bomb Squadron at Ellsworth AFB.

Doss is also a graduate of the U.S. Air Force Weapons School and has participated in operations Desert Fox, Iraqi Freedom, Enduring Freedom, New Dawn and Combined Joint Task Force — Horn of Africa.

Prior to assuming his current position, Doss served as the vice commander of the 7th Bomb Wing at Dyess AFB, Texas.

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