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Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Kaleth O. Wright, visits Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., for an all-call where he spoke with hundreds of Airmen conveying his strategic messages on March 17, 2017. Wright took questions from a dozen Airmen ranging from policy to quality of life. The CMSAF serves as a personal advisor to the Air Force Chief of Staff and Secretary of the Air Force on all issues regarding the welfare, readiness, morale, proper utilization, and progress of the enlisted force and their families. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech Sgt. Andy M. Kin) Stopping Sexual Assault – Not Just in April
The truth is, the vast majority of Airmen we serve alongside have never – and will never – sexually assault another person in their lifetime. Let me say it again for the people in the back – the vast majority of our Airmen HAVE NEVER and WILL NEVER harm another person. Hard stop.
0 4/06
2017
Dr. Terry Adirim is the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Services Policy and Oversight Military Children’s Health Month: Taking care of our youngest beneficiaries
The Military Health System is dedicated to making sure we provide good care to our service members, retirees, and families. As a pediatric emergency physician for more than 20 years, I have witnessed heartbreaking scenes of children brought in for treatment after some terrible accident or illness, so I know firsthand how important it is to do our
0 4/06
2017
In April 1967, Chief Master Sgt. Paul Airey set on a path untraveled by any other Airman in the U.S. Air Force, and became the first chief master sergeant of the Air Force. Since then, only 17 other men have followed in Airey’s esteemed path, yet the impact of these Airmen continuously ricocheted across the force. Celebrating 50 years of the CMSAF
In April 1967, Chief Master Sgt. Paul Airey set on a path untraveled by any other Airman in the U.S. Air Force.
0 4/05
2017
Julianna Gorton, daughter of retired U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Richard Gorton and Aime Gorton, hones her glider skills at the Curtis E. LeMay Composite Squadron's open house March 30 at their squadron headquarters. The event showcased a new state-of-the-art cybersecurity and science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) learning environment made possible by grants from a local corporate sponsor, the Offutt Officers’ Spouses’ Club and an anonymous donor.

About 56,000 members make up CAP, which celebrated 75 years of service on Dec. 1, 2016, and consists of eight geographical regions, composed of 52 separate wings, one in each state, and Washington D.C. and Puerto Rico. The organization operates a fleet of 550 aircraft and performs about 90 percent of continental U.S. inland search and rescue missions as tasked by the Air Force Rescue Coordination Center. CAP is credited with saving an average of 78 lives every year. LeMay CAP squadron debuts new cyber/STEM classroom
Offutt’s Curtis E. LeMay Composite Squadron, the base’s Civil Air Patrol Total Force partner, hosted an open house March 30 at their squadron headquarters located in historic Building 44 on Grant’s Pass Rd.
0 4/03
2017
U.S Air Force Col. David Berg, 55th Wing vice commander, provides opening remarks at the Women’s History Month speaking engagement hosted by the Offutt Diversity Team at the 557th Weather Wing’s Chief Master Sgt. Peter Morris Auditorium, March 24, 2017, Offutt Air Force Base, Neb. The speakers, both military and civilian, highlighted women in history that have inspired them personally. Speakers highlight trailblazing women in history
Women's History Month symposium.
0 3/31
2017
Default Air Force Logo Fightin’ Fifty-Fifth transitions from pursuit to recon
After making its mark during World War II, earning two distinguished unit citations and fostering 16 aces, the 55th Fighter Group flew its last mission on April 21, 1945, and was deactivated August 20, 1946.However, by 1947 The Soviet Union had emerged as a new threat and the United States found itself in the middle of a Cold War. To counter this,
0 3/31
2017
Technicians from the Tobyhanna Army Depot, Pennsylvania secure a communications dish to an Air Force Wideband Enterprise Terminal located at Offutt Air Force Base, Neb., Feb. 14, 2017. Air Force Wideband Enterprise Terminals located at Offutt Air Force Base, Neb. These terminals are among approximately 90 joint systems used worldwide to communicate and transfer information across the Global Information Grid. (U.S. Air Force photo by Zachary Hada) Hard working teams making critical SATCOM upgrade reality
Tobyhanna continues to move the military’s worldwide communications closer to real time via installation of state-of-the-art satellite communications terminals.Technicians are installing AN/GSC-52B terminals, which are part of the Department of Defense’s Modernization of Enterprise Terminals acquisition program. These terminals allow U.S. forces
0 3/31
2017
Simone White, 55th Force Support Squadron testing technician, instructs Team Offutt members on their roles and responsibilities as unit Weighted Airman Promotion System (WAPS) monitors. These include publicizing availability of the WAPS Catalog; assisting unit Airmen in identifying reference requirements; and obtaining study reference materials. Annually, Offutt’s education center manages notifications, allocations and confirmations for more than 900 Team Offutt military members’ professional military education, upgrade training and retraining in addition to the more than 2,000 Weighted Airman Promotion System tests they administered in fiscal year 2016.   Education Office wants ‘informed and confident’ Team Offutt
The Offutt Education Center is a true one-stop shop to assist current service members, veterans and dependents meet their professional and personal educational goals.
0 3/29
2017
Default Air Force Logo The time to prepare for severe weather is now
March 20th marked the first day of spring, welcoming warmer weather, rain, flowers and the return of green grass. However, it also brings an increased risk of thunderstorms and tornadoes to the Midwest region. If you are new to the area, or even a lifelong resident, Offutt’s emergency management office says it is a good idea to take some time to prepare for these types of threats.
0 3/27
2017
Default Air Force Logo Units make DUIs personal
For most people, September 9, 2011, was just like any other day. The weather was warm and the sun was out as summer was winding down. However, for Todd and Jaimi Calfee, that is one day they and their family will never forget as a drunk driver took the life of their daughter, Alexis, and her boyfriend, Christopher Oberg. “We call it our own personal 9-11,” he said. “We have never been the same since that day.” The Calfee’s shared their personal, heart-wrenching story with members of the 55th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron and 97th Intelligence Squadron during four all-calls designed to make driving drunk personal to the units.
0 3/17
2017
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