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Default Air Force Logo Offutt named 'Groundwater Guardian'
Offutt Air Force Base was recently named a Groundwater Guardian for 2006 by the National Groundwater Foundation, in recognition of the base's efforts to expand programs to prevent pollution and improve groundwater purity. "This is an annual recognition of communities that actively promote good groundwater management," stated Lt. Col. Phillip
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2007
Default Air Force Logo 'Biggest Loser' competition kicks off
"Offutt's Biggest Loser" challenge, a 10-week weight loss competition kicked off Monday at the Health and Wellness Center with nearly 50 participants attending the first of three "WOW - Work on Wellness" classes to learn how to eat healthy, exercise properly and strategies for behavior change. One hundred participants, divided into 25 teams, have
0 1/19
2007
Default Air Force Logo Equality, trust essential to 55th Wing, AF mission
If someone were to say to you, "MEO is vital to mission accomplishment," what would your response be? Would you think "How could a program that doesn't get planes off the ground, secure the perimeter or move equipment be vital to the mission?" Let's imagine for a moment a couple of scenarios. Suppose Airman #1 is working at their control center
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2007
Default Air Force Logo Offutt legal center offers tax assistance
While you were out this holiday season searching for the perfect holiday gift, it's possible you may have forgotten about something you'll need after the holidays - your important tax documents. That's right, tax season is rapidly approaching and since the holiday season is now behind us, why not search for those documents required to file your
0 1/19
2007
Staff Sgt. James Parker runs to the middle of the taxiway to martial an RC-135 Rivet Joint reconnaissance aircraft that is departing for a mission over Southwest Asia. Sergeant Parker is a crew chief deployed from the 55th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, Offutt Air Force Base, Neb. (U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sgt. Scott Wagers) 55th Wing ever vigilant
Most military units rotate through the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility in cycles ranging from four months to one year. After each deployment, the squadron returns to their home base for training and reconstitution. But the members of the 55th Wing's 55th Operations Group and 55th Aircraft Maintenance Unit from Offutt Air Force Base,
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2007
The past, present, and future of the 55th Wing will come together in celebration at the Wing's 29th Annual Birthday Ball, March 31 at the Qwest Center in downtown Omaha. 
Wing to honor past, present Airmen during Birthday Ball
The past, present, and future of the 55th Wing will come together in celebration at the Wing's 29th Annual Birthday Ball, March 31 at the Qwest Center in downtown Omaha. The ball will celebrate 66 years of service, which have seen the wing evolve from its inception as the 55th Pursuit Group in World War II to the nation's premier aerial
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2007
The 55th Wing celebrated a milestone last week as it reached the 6,000th day of continuous presence in the Southwest Asia area of responsibility. The streak began on Aug. 9, 1990 and was commemorated Jan. 11 in a ceremony at the Bennie L. Davis Maintenance Facility attended by members of Team Offutt, local civic leaders and news media. The achievement garnered international news coverage and proves once again that “The Fightin’ Fifty-Fifth leads the fight!” U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. James Harper.
6,000 'winning days'
The 55th Wing commemorated a combat airpower milestone in front of several hundred Offutt and community members Jan. 11 - 6,000 continuous days of Rivet Joint service in the Southwest Asia area of responsibility. Reflecting on the role of the 55th Wing and Rivet Joint airframe in combat operations from Desert Shield to Southern Watch and continuing
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2007
The U.S. Navy's Blue Angels and the U.S. Army's Golden Knights will headline Offutt's annual 2007 'Defenders of Freedom' Air Show May 5 and 6. (Air Force graphic by Josh Plueger) Offutt to host 2007 'Defenders of Freedom' Air Show May 5, 6
The U.S. Navy's Blue Angels and the U.S. Army's Golden Knights will headline Offutt's annual 2007 "Defenders of Freedom" Air Show May 5 and 6.Free to the public, the Air Show took a one-year break last year while the runway was closed for periodic repair work. "I'm pleased to once again invite the public to see first hand how the men and women of
0 12/07
2006
An Airman works out on the new exercise pad located at the south corner of the parade ground. The new pad, similar to the running surface in the Offutt Field House, is softer, drier and more forgiving than the concrete or grass that Team Offutt members had to use before it was built late this summer. (Air Force photo by 1st Lt. John Severns) New parade ground exercise pad

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2006
Richard Barea, a tribal dancer from the Omaha Tribe, performes in authentic tribal dress as part of the Native American Heritage Observance month culture fair held at the Lied Activity Center in Bellevue, Neb., on Nov. 15, 2006. (Air Force Photo by Daniel J. Rohan Jr.) Native American Heritage Fair

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2006
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