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Captain Zachary Stevens, 763rd Expeditionary Reconnaissance Squadron, administers the oath of reenlistment to Senior Airman Kristen Van Slyke, 763rd ERS, on the wing of an RC-135 Rivet Joint aircraft. Airman Van Slyke, along with many other women deployed to the 379th Air Expeditionary Wing, continue the proud heritage of past women aviators and Airmen by their continued dedication and service. Both Captain Stevens and Airman Van Slyke are deployed from Offutt. (Courtesy Photo) Women continue proud tradition

0 3/26
2008
Default Air Force Logo Economic stimulus payments: information for recipients of veteran’s benefits
Starting in May, economic stimulus payments of up to $600 for individuals ($1,200 for married couples) will be issued by the IRS based on 2007 tax returns. Parents also get $300 for each eligible child. Most people only have to file their 2007 individual income tax return to receive their payment. The IRS will do the rest. But the IRS needs help
0 3/26
2008
Deployed members of the 55th Wing pose for a celebratory photo following their Rivet Joint aircraft surpassing the 50,000 flying-hour mark. Venerable RJ hits 50,000 flying hours
A 763rd Expeditionary Reconnaissance Squadron RC-135 Rivet Joint surpassed the 50,000 flight-hour mark during a mission supporting Operation Enduring Freedom March 12. RC-135 Tail No. 132 boasts an impressive resume of tours over the years including Vietnam, operations Southern and Northern Watch to current operations in Iraq and Afghanistan. "This
0 3/21
2008
Master Sgt. Derek Ronning assigned to the 338th Combat Training Squadron recently achieved 7,000 flight hours. Offutt Airman achieves 7,000 flying hours
A master sergeant assigned to the 338th Combat Training Squadron recently achieved 7,000 flight hours. Seven thousand hours is a substantial amount of time to devote to anything. It is roughly equal to 10.5 months out of the year. Master Sgt. Derek Ronning assigned to the 338th CTS achieved this milestone Feb. 14. Since he joined the Air Force June
0 3/21
2008
Default Air Force Logo Heating/cooling transition set for April 1 to May 9
The 55th Civil Engineer Squadron HVAC Maintenance Section is currently performing pre-seasonal cooling system inspections to identify repairs needed in preparation for the No-Heat/No-Cool transition that converts facilities from winter heating to summer cooling. During the next six weeks, people may notice civil engineer craftsman working in their
0 3/21
2008
Default Air Force Logo AF selects 20 Team Offutt Airmen for promotion to E-8
Air Force officials announced Friday that 1,284 master sergeants have been selected for promotion to senior master sergeant. That's good news for 20 Offutt Airmen. The following Team Offutt master sergeants were selected for promotion to E-8: 55th Wing Darrell Amoruso Delane Branden David Cain Jay Corales Edward Golombeski James Langner Brian
0 3/21
2008
Default Air Force Logo Get Strong for Your Baby - TRICARE Tips for Expecting Moms
With Mother's Day approaching, many women find themselves smiling - some experiencing motherhood for the first time, and others ready to welcome another addition into the family. Expecting moms have a lot to be excited about, including having a healthy child. Luckily, TRICARE covers regular doctor visits during pregnancy as part of its maternity
0 3/13
2008
Navy Lt. Jeffrey Greene prepares to start his three-month journey in Oceanside, Calif., by dipping his bike tires in the Pacific Ocean. For more on the trip or to follow Lieutenant Greene’s progress, visit www.rideforred.com. (Courtesy Photo) Cross country bike ride to benefit Heartland Chapter
Navy Lieutenant Jeffrey Greene will be trading in military life for civilian life but he won't be taking it easy any time soon. That's because on Monday, Lieutenant Greene began a 4,500 bike ride from California to New York. As a strong supporter of the American Red Cross, he is calling his trip "Ride For Red" and all money raised along the way
0 3/13
2008
Default Air Force Logo Important Nebraska state tax information for Guard, Reserve Airmen
Pay received for state service in the Nebraska National Guard is taxable by Nebraska regardless of the residence of the servicemember. All of this pay, subject to federal withholding, is also subject to Nebraska withholding. If a nonresident of Nebraska is called up to active duty from the Nebraska Guard, this active duty income is deducted on
0 3/13
2008
Tech. Sgt. Jason Miller, from Irving, Texas, analyzes cloud bases for Southwest Asia. Miller is a 16-year Air Force veteran and has spent the last four years at the Air Force Weather Agency at Offutt Air Force Base, Neb. The 35 year old is NCO in charge of the 2nd Weather Squadron's Southwest Asia Obscurant Forecast and Analysis Cell, a new program developed to provide regional specific data. (Photo by G. A. Volb) Cutting through the 'fog' of war

0 3/13
2008
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