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Then Airman 1st Class Patrick Miller (right), Senior Airman Stanley Munro and Airman 1st Class Austin DeRose, Offutt Honor Guardsmen, present arms as Airman 1st Class John Haszlauer, Offutt guardsman, salutes. Learning firing party is one of the three main areas of military funeral honors. (Courtesy Photo) Offutt Honor Guard perfects skills
They present the colors at our luncheons, change of commands, birthday balls and more. They provide funeral services for our lost members, both active duty and retired. Recently, they had the chance to learn from the Air Force's official ceremonial unit. Nine honor guardsmen from Offutt's Honor Guard trained for two weeks at Bolling AFB, District
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Members of the Air Force Heartland of America Band's Night Wing perform for servicemembers past and present April 5 at the James A. Haley Veterans' Hospital in Tampa, Fla. The band performed throughout the hospital to lift the spirits of military members.  Night Wing is an ensemble of the Heartland of America Band stationed at Offutt Air Force Base, Neb. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Bennie J. Davis III) 
General leads Night Wing, cheerleaders on morale tour at VA hospital
The deputy director of the Joint Staff's Strategic Plans and Policy Directorate at the Pentagon went on a mission April 6 to raise the morale of patients at the James A. Haley Veterans' Hospital in Tampa and brought along the Heartland of America Band's Night Wing ensemble and cheerleaders from the 2008 NCAA Women's Final Four Teams. Brig. Gen.
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Default Air Force Logo Alcohol Awareness Month - Time to increase awareness, understand impact
April is Alcohol Awareness Month. Begun in 1987, it's purpose is to inform the American public that alcoholism is a treatable disease, not a moral weakness, and that alcoholics can and do recover.It also offers community organizations concerned about young people and families an opportunity to work together to not only raise awareness and
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Default Air Force Logo 2008 Community Assessment Survey is coming!
The Integrated Delivery System Working Group is sponsoring the 2008 Community Assessment Survey of service members, spouses, reservists, and reserve spouses. This survey is the best way for Air Force community members to make their opinions and needs known. The results of the survey will be used by base leadership and the Air Force to target
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Default Air Force Logo 55th Wing to induct Airmen into Hall of Fame
[Editor's Note: The 55th Wing Hall of Fame began in 1999 with the induction of 19 former 55th members who served from the WWII era until that day. Started as a heritage project, highlighting heroes from the Wing's past, today's inductees are historical figures who have influenced the development of the 55th Wing. Consideration is also given to the
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The 55th Wing will be holding a natural disaster readiness exercise to prepare Offutt Airmen for nature's worst. (Courtesy Photo) Disaster drill to prepare Team Offutt for nature's worst
As Winter becomes Spring, April showers often bring more than May flowers to many parts of the central United States. The warmer weather is typically accompanied by thunderstorms, hail and tornadoes. Offutt will be participating in a Natural Disaster Readiness Exercise Wednesday to prepare Team Offutt for the worst Mother Nature has to offer. The
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Senior Airman Ryan Rubino, 55th Medical Operations Support Squadron, checks a patient's blood pressure at the Ehrling Bergquist Clinic's Urgent Care Center. Beginning, April 1, the UCC will become an appointment-only acute care clinic. Appointments can be made by calling 232-CARE. For emergency care, patients should call 911 or report immediately to their nearest emergency room. (U.S. Air Force Photo/Tech. Sgt. Rhonda Moraski) Urgent Care Clinic becomes appointment-only clinic April 1
Offutt's urgent care clinic will transition to an acute care clinic beginning Tuesday. There won't be any reduction in care provided to patients; however, how patients go about getting the same quality care has changed. Acute care clinic patients will no longer be seen on a walk-in basis. Instead, those patients needing non-emergent care will first
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Default Air Force Logo Tales of the 55th: Heritage event promises special afternoon
A major event annually precedes the 55th Wing Birthday Ball that adds depth and meaning to preserving the wing's history. On Friday, April 4, the afternoon before the birthday ball, all members of Team Offutt are invited to attend the eighth annual edition of the "Tales of the 55th" at the James M. McCoy Airman Leadership School. "Tales of the
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Default Air Force Logo Good OPSEC made harder by wired world
The protection of critical information, or Operations Security, is everyone's job. It can be especially challenging in today's Internet environment, where anyone can post and access unlimited information, on any topic, from virtually any wired device anywhere in the world. What is critical information? Critical information is information which is
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Team Offutt kicked off the Air Force Assistance Fund campaign Monday with a pancake feed breakfast at the Patriot Club. (U.S. Air Force Photo/Dan Rohan) Offutt kicks off AFAF Campaign

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