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Default Air Force Logo Offutt Airmen Graduate from Airey NCO Academy
Congratulations to the following Offutt Airmen who graduated from Airey NCO Academy, Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla. on Oct. 30.Class 08-7: Tech. Sgt. Eric C Ashbaugh   55 MAINTENANCE SQUADRON Tech. Sgt. Kyong S Chu  55 OPERATIONS SUPPORT SQUADRON Tech. Sgt. Richard A Darr  55 MAINTENANCE SQUADRON Tech Sgt. Joshua S Daugherty  55 COMMUNICATIONS
0 11/10
2008
OFFUTT AIR FORCE BASE, Neb.-- Staff Sgt. Richard Williams, 55th Wing Public Affairs disposes of a plastic bottle in the proper receptacle. Offutt Airmen are encouraged to recycle in honor of America Recycles Day Nov. 15.  (U.S. Air Force Photo by Josh Plueger) Recycle today, make changes for lifetimes to come
America Recycles Day, Nov. 15, is just that -- one day. However, organizers of the annual celebration hope raising awareness on that one day is enough to let people know the many benefits of recycling so it becomes a part of their daily routine. A decade ago, the National Recycling Coalition established the celebration to encourage Americans to
0 11/10
2008
Veterans Day Poster. This poster is 7.5x10 inches @ 300 ppi and was created by j. Luke Borland of the Air Force News Agency. Poster is 6.5x10 @ 300 ppi and is available up to 18x24 @ 200 ppi. Air Force Link does not provide printed posters but a PDF version for printing is available. Requests can be made to afgraphics@dma.mil.  Please specify the title and number. Nebraska Governor Salutes the Troops
In support of the men and women serving in the armed forces, Nebraska Governor Dave Heineman, has sent a  video message to the troops. The message may be viewed by clicking on the link below.http://message.viditalk.com/ver12/showvideo.asp?vid=39743.463343-4361
0 11/07
2008
Default Air Force Logo OFFUTT AIRMEN: Drug Use Ends Military Careers
In 2008 Offutt Air Force Base has experienced a significant increase in courts-martial due to illegal drug activity among its active duty members. Base law enforcement personnel and commanders have responded to Airmen getting involved in the wrongful use or distribution of marijuana, cocaine and ecstasy, as well as the wrongful use of prescription
0 10/31
2008
Default Air Force Logo Red Ribbon Campaign Calls for Action
Local schools participated in the Red Ribbon Campaign, the largest and oldest drug awareness and prevention campaign in the nation, from Oct. 18 through 26. The purpose of the Red Ribbon Campaign is to educate people of the dangers associated with illegal drug use. The theme this year is "Step it up: A call to action." Schools throughout the nation
0 10/27
2008
Master Sgt. Anna Chapa, 55th Dental Squadron, discusses retiree dental options with retired Tech. Sgt. John Barrett at the annual Retiree Appreciation Day Oct. 19. Services offered at this annual event include briefings and booths from the retiree affairs office, the airman and family readiness center, various veterans’ affairs offices and TRICARE among others as well as base tours and flu shots from the 55th Medical Group. (U.S. Air Force Photo By Tech. Sgt. Rhonda Moraski) Offutt holds appreciation day for retired servicemembers
Offutt recently hosted Retiree's Appreciation Day at the Offutt Field House, honoring those servicemembers who have paved the way for today's military. Retired servicemembers and their families converged on the base Oct. 19 for this annual event, which provided them with information from briefings and booths, as well as base tours. "Retirees are a
0 10/23
2008
Default Air Force Logo Airman's Roll Call: MyEDP sets stage for success
This week's Airman's Roll Call focuses on a valuable online tool available through the Air Force Portal Web site that guides Airmen through their careers and those they supervise or mentor. MyEDP, which stands for My Enlisted Development Plan, is a Web site where Airmen can find information on everything for education and training to informal
0 10/20
2008
OFFUTT AIR FORCE BASE, Neb. -- Giselle Lawson, age 4, daughter of Staff Sgt. Nina Lawson, 55th Force Support Squadron personnelist, and Staff Sgt. Byron Lawson, 55th Operations Support Squadron unit deployment manager, swings at a piñata while her older brother Erik Determan, age 13, offers encouragement at the Hispanic American Heritage Month piñata party at the base lake pavilion Oct. 11. Hispanic American Heritage Month was Sept. 15 through Oct. 15. (U.S. Air Force Photo Courtesy of 55th Wing Public Affairs) Team Offutt celebrates Hispanic American Heritage Month with a piñata party

0 10/20
2008
Air Force Reserve intelligence analyst Staff Sgt. Shawn Bell, from the 610th intelligence flight, passes the baton to Tech. Sgt. Eric Miller, another 610th intelligence flight analyst. They were part of a seven man team in the Market to Market Relay Race on Saturday Oct. 11, which started in Omaha's Old Market and finished in Lincoln's Hay Market. The race was the first of its kind consisting of 150 teams of six to eight people and covered 86 miles. (U.S. Air Force Photo Courtesy of 55th Wing Public Affairs) Team Offutt members participate in Market to Market relay
Eight Team Offutt members from the 610th Information Operations Flight participated in a grueling 86 mile relay race Oct. 11 from Omaha's Old Market to Lincoln's Hay Market. The race, the inaugural Market to Market Relay, was the first long distance relay race in Nebraska. The relay was composed of 150 teams of six to eight people. The route snakes
0 10/20
2008
OFFUTT AIR FORCE BASE, Neb. -- Gingersnaps the Clown makes a balloon sculpture for Bo Diffendaffer, age two, son of Staff Sgt. Shawn Diffendaffer of the 610 Reserve Unit during the 2008 Offutt Fire Station Open House, Oct. 11 as part of this year’s National Fire Prevention Week activities. (U.S. Air Force Photo By Jeff Gates)                                                                                       Offutt Fire Department hosts open house

0 10/20
2008
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