ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE, S.D. — The 28th Bomb Wing is getting a brand new vice commander at Ellsworth Air Force Base.
Col. Seth Spanier is a well-known face at Ellsworth, being stationed there twice earlier than, together with because the thirty fourth Bomb Squadron commander from June 2016 to June 2018.
He is a command pilot and weapons officer with greater than 2,750 hours within the B-1B, together with 1,200 fight hours. He has accomplished 5 deployments in help of Operations Enduring Freedom, Iraqi Freedom/New Dawn, and Continuous Bomber Presence operations within the Pacific.
Col. Spanier obtained his fee from the United States Air Force Academy in 2022 and he has served in a wide range of key positions like flight
commander, teacher pilot, weapons and techniques teacher, chief of bomber operations, present operations department chief and squadron commander.