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Mickinze and Dustin Hynek decorate their shapes during arts and crafts at Offutt's Family Fair. Families came out to enjoy pony rides, hands-on craft activities, bouncy castles and more at this year's fair held in the Youth Programs building. (U.S. Air Force Photo By/Bobby Baker) Family fun time

0 5/07
2008
Mike Wollery, a maintenance and equipment staff member from the 55th Civil Engineer Squadron, removes broken concrete from a pot hole near the corner of SAC Boulevard and Peacekeeper Drive here May 6. The Civil Engineer Squadron is working hard to repair the roads on Offutt after a brutal winter. (U.S. Air Force Photo By/Josh Plueger) Concrete Repair

0 5/07
2008
Default Air Force Logo Why wear safety belts?
To understand the value of safety belt use, it's important to understand some of the dynamics of a crash. Every motor vehicle crash is actually comprised of three collisions. The Car's Collision The first collision is known as the car's collision, which causes the car to buckle and bend as it hits something and comes to an abrupt stop. This occurs
0 5/07
2008
Default Air Force Logo Not wearing a seatbelt? You’re breaking the law and risking your life
As with the rest of Nebraska, it's illegal to drive or ride in a motor vehicle on any Air Force base without wearing your seatbelts. In addition to it "being the law," the National Safety Belt Coalition emphasizes how important seatbelt use is in limiting injury or death during accidents. Just read the article (below, to the right, to the left,
0 5/07
2008
Default Air Force Logo COMACC to visit Offutt
General John D.W. Corley will host his annual Air Combat Command Commander's Conference here this week for more than 100 senior leaders. In addition to his position as ACC commander, General Corley is the Air Component commander for U.S. Joint Forces Command. As the commander, he is responsible for organizing, training, equipping and maintaining
0 5/02
2008
Gen. Kevin Chilton, commander of United States Strategic Command, unveiled  the new USSTRATCOM shield inlaid at the command building’s entrance April 24. The general compared the new shield to the existing Strategic Air Command patch on the floor here, saying, “When people walk into the Strategic Command building I wan them to appreciate our heritage, but I also want then to honor and understand the importance of the mission set we have now, which is tremendously larger than it was in the day of SAC.” He was joined at the ceremony by the USSTRATCOM vice commander, Vice Adm. Carl Mauney, and the command’s senior enlisted leader, Fleet Master Chief William Nissen along with the eight USSTRATCOM Joint Funcional Component commanders or their representatives. Pictured are (l to r): Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Horne, deputy commander, JFCC-Space; Maj. Gen. James Whitmore, deputy commander, JFCC-Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance; Lt. Gen. Robert Elder, commander, JFCC-Global Strike and Integration; Lt. Gen. Keith Alexander, commander, JFCC-Network Warfare; Vice Admiral Mauney; General Chilton; Master Chief Nissen; Lt. Gen. Charles Croom, commander, Joint Task Force Global Network Operations; Lt. Gen. Kevin Campbell, commander, JFCC-Integrated Missile Defense; Maj. Gen. Craig Koziol, commander, Joint Information Operations Warfare Command and Rear Adm. William Loeffler, deputy director, U.S. Strategic Command Center for Combating Weapons of Mass Destruction. (U.S. Air Force Photo By/ Daniel Rohan) USSTRATCOM commander unveils new shield, mission, vision for command
Gen. Kevin Chilton, commander of U.S. Strategic Command, met with his Joint Functional Component commanders here April 23 and 24 and included the group in the unveiling of a new shield inlaid on the command building's floor. The shield joins a patch of the former Strategic Air Command in welcoming visitors to the command's headquarters. In
0 5/02
2008
Default Air Force Logo Offutt squadrons to merge forces
When it comes to people programs, community support and quality of life, there will soon be one organization on base that will handle it all - the force support squadron. The 55th Services Squadron and the 55th Mission Support Squadron merged Wednesday and became the 55th Force Support Squadron. The new organization is the result of an ongoing Air
0 5/02
2008
Default Air Force Logo Congratulations Team Offutt CCAF graduates
Congratulations to the members of Team Offutt who received Community College of the Air Force associate degrees in a ceremony at the Patriot Club April 25. The Team Offutt CCAF Spring graduates are: Aerospace Ground Equipment Technology Tech. Sgt. Timothy J. Beardsley Tech. Sgt. Charles R. Houk Air & Space Operations Technology Tech. Sgt. Ian C.
0 5/02
2008
Default Air Force Logo 55 Wing names 1st quarter winners
Airman Senior Airman Jenny Dix, 55th Medical Support Squadron Non-commissioned officer Tech. Sgt. Jason Rigdon, 55th Communications Squadron Senior NCO Master Sgt. Daryl Friedlund, 488th Intelligence Squadron Company grade officer 1st Lt. Karen Mock, 55th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron Volunteer Airman 1st Class Walter Campos, 55th CS Honor Guard
0 5/02
2008
Default Air Force Logo New AF Weather Headquarters gets green light
The finishing touches are being put on the Air Force Weather Agency's headquarters at Offutt. The $27 million building is Air Combat Command's first Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design certified project, meaning it meets "green" standards Part of the program requirements from the Air Force was that the new 188,000-square-foot building be
0 5/02
2008
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