The Antonov-26 transport plane was carrying 20 young cadets and seven crew members when it crashed Friday evening.
The bombers, from the 5th Bomb Wing, Minot Air Force Base "conducted vital integration training with Ukrainian fighters."
The Ukrainian plane was apparently targeted by two missiles.
The shootdown happened the same night Iran launched a ballistic missile attack targeting U.S. soldiers in Iraq.
Two B-1B Lancers from the 28th Bomb Wing marked their first-ever flight with Ukrainian Su-27 Flankers and MiG-29 Fulcrums.
The White House has withdrawn the nomination of Elaine McCusker to become Pentagon comptroller.
The Pentagon announced Wednesday that top policy official John Rood has resigned.
Under the Defense Department's budget plan, funds for the European Defense Initiative would be cut to $4.5 billion.
Fighting between Russia-backed rebels and Ukrainian troops has killed more than 14,000 people since 2014.
The White House has been scrutinizing Bolton's book for classified materials.
Maj. Gen. John Richardson IV has launched a yearlong effort to heal the base's deeply scarred image.
Congressman Dan Crenshaw is a former Navy SEAL and the headliner in one of the most hyped-up joint campaign ads ever.
You may soon be able to pick up your prescriptions at the commissary or exchange without waiting in line.
The Marine Corps is considering a plan in which it could funnel all recruits to a new base.
The mere possibility of the Marine Corps shaking up where it trains new recruits has drawn swift backlash.