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Default Air Force Logo Senior leaders meet to discuss, decide way ahead for force
Senior Air Force leaders gathered for a strategic summit Aug. 27 at Bolling Air Force Base to discuss the way ahead for the Air Force as a part of the August emphasis on strategic planning. "The summit allows us to identify issues that need senior leader review and decide on matters affecting the entire Air Force," Acting Secretary of the Air Force
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OFFUTT AIR FORCE BASE, Neb. -- U.S. Senator Ben Nelson of Nebraska addresses attendees and members of the Air Force Weather Agency as they officially dedicated their new $30-million headquarters building during a ribbon cutting ceremony here Aug. 22. The new building was dedicated to Lt. Gen. Thomas S. Moorman and is Air Combat Command’s first Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design green rated facility. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Kevin Schwandt) AFWA dedicates new headquarters facility
With clear blue skies overhead and the sun reflecting beautifully off its windows, members of the Air Force Weather Agency officially dedicated their new $30-million headquarters building during a ribbon cutting ceremony here Aug. 22. The new building was dedicated to Lt. Gen. Thomas S. Moorman and is Air Combat Command's first Leadership in Energy
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Default Air Force Logo Offutt consultant program helps ease stress
Offutt recently became one of 11 Air Combat Command bases to add a new military and family life consultant program designed to help meet the existing needs of active duty Airmen, guardsmen, reservists and their families. This program helps Airmen and their families deal with stress caused by deployments and reintegration, among other things, and is
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Default Air Force Logo Straight Talk: Offutt's Military And Family Life Consultant Program
The Office of the Secretary of Defense recognized the need to provide support to military members and their families, in addition to existing counseling and support services. The program was first adopted by the U.S. Army and later implemented, with some modifications, by the Air Force at overseas locations. Successes of the program led to the
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Senior Airman Eric Braland, aerospace ground equipment (AGE) maintainer, assigned to the 379th Expeditionary Maintenance Squadron, replaces a temperature control on a MA3D air conditioning unit Aug. 23, 2008, at an undisclosed air base in Southwest Asia. Airman Braland is responsible for maintaining equipment required to support Air Force aircraft while on the tarmac. Airman Braland, a native of Omaha, Neb., is deployed from Offutt Air Force Base, Neb., in support of Operations Iraqi Freedom, Enduring Freedom and Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Darnell T. Cannady/Released) AGE: More than a number

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Gen. Norton A. Schwartz responds to a question at the Executive Leadership Forum Aug. 15 at Bellevue University in Nebraska during Air Force Week in the Heartland. General Schwartz is the Air Force chief of staff. (U.S. Air Force photo/Lance Cheung) Early lessons shaped Air Force chief of staff's perspective
The Air Force chief of staff recently shared some insight on the experiences that shaped his career and perspective he carries with him in his new position. The general spoke as part of Air Force Week in the Heartland Aug. 15 at the Criss Auditorium of the Bellevue University here. Gen. Norton A. Schwartz spoke to 300 community leaders from greater
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Members of the 343rd Reconnaissance Squadron celebrate the significant milestone of over four years with no alcohol related driving incidents. This achievement requires a great dedication to the Wingman Concept by all members of the unit and a lot of teamwork. (U.S. Air Force Photo By/Jeff Gates) No DUI milestone

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Default Air Force Logo Base lake to close temporarily to eradicate zebra mussel population
Although most visitors wouldn't know it, the Offutt Base Lake was invaded several years ago and it's time for the species to be removed. Zebra mussels, an invasive species of the mollusk family commonly called clams that grow to between .5 and 2 inches in size, were discovered in the lake in April 2006 by the 55th Services Squadron commander and
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The U.S. Air Force Honor Guard Drill Team performs their 12-man routine during opening ceremonies at Air Force Week in Omaha, Neb., Aug. 9 at Rosenblatt Stadium, home of the College World Series. The drill team is the traveling component of the Honor Guard and tours worldwide representing all Airmen while showcasing Air Force precision. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Dan DeCook) Drill team performs at AF Week in the Heartland

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Children and special needs visitors watch a complete airshow that featured the U.S. Air Force Demonstration Squadron "Thunderbirds" Aug. 15 at Offutt Air Force Base, Neb. (U.S. Air Force photo/Lance Cheung) Offutt Airmen hold airshow for special needs families
 Airmen here pulled out all the stops to make several hundred people smile a little more during the Aug. 15 Air Force Week in the Heartland Special Needs Airshow. Offutt Air Force Base Airmen brought community members who would have difficulties attending the official airshow schedule because of disabilities or injuries out to the base to see the
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