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Maj. Gen. Dorothy Hogg, the Deputy Surgeon General and Chief of the Air Force Nurse Corps, recently toured David Grant Medical Center, Travis AFB, Calif., the Air Force’s flagship medical treatment facility, April 1, 2016. Maj. Hogg visited several clinics, learning more about the unique mission of the 60th Medical Group, and meeting face to face with members of the staff. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Heide Couch/Released) AF leader shares life-long love of nursing
Air Force Deputy Surgeon General and Chief of the Nurse Corps Maj. Gen. Dorothy Hogg shares her career story.
0 5/06
2016
Default Air Force Logo Air Force report on sexual assault highlights program's progress
Air Force reports of sexual assault decreased slightly in fiscal year 2015, while reporting by male victims increased according to the service’s annual report on sexual assault released May 5.
0 5/06
2016
Mark Borytsky, 55th Wing protocol chief, leads the “Dining like a Diplomat” course at the Patriot Club on Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska, April 20, 2016. The course, offered to Team Offutt, teaches proper protocol and skills for social and business situations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Zachary Hada) Dining like a Diplomat
More than twenty Team Offutt members attended the “Dining like a Diplomat” event at the Patriot Club April 20.  “Dining like a Diplomat” is an etiquette training course that teaches proper protocol and skills for social and business situations. The course covered a wide array of topics such as table etiquette, the art of conversation, body
0 5/02
2016
Select personnel from 15 Air National Guard Engineering and Installation organizations are installing more than 600 miles of cabling in support of the US Strategic Command, Command and Control facility construction project. Civilian contractors would have required costly security escorts at all times causing costs to soar even higher than the $1.2 billion projection. Members from Mississippi, Maine, Massachusetts, New York, Texas, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Illinois, Georgia, Tennessee, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Utah and Minnesota are already proving their value to the project. (U.S. Air Force photo by Steve Cunningham) Air National Guard E&I Team - saving U.S. Strategic Command millions
Select personnel from 15 Air National Guard Engineering and Installation organizations are either in place or will soon arrive at Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska.  Before the next three years have passed, they will have installed more than 600 miles of cabling in support of the U.S. Strategic Command Command and Control facility construction
0 4/29
2016
Samantha Strong-Henninger, meteorologist for the 557th weather wing, compares images for a dust study on Offutt Air Force Base, Neb., April 28, 2016. (U.S. Air Force photo by Jeff W. Gates) 557th meteorologist earns Weather Civilian of the Year
Air Force officials recently announced a member of the 557th Weather Wing as the Weather Civilian of the Year.Samantha Strong-Henninger, 16th Weather Squadron meteorologist, has been working for the 557th WW for three years."I began my career as an intern with the 557th WW, what was then the Air Force Weather Agency, on the Air Force Weather Web
0 4/29
2016
Pictured is a plaque of fallen weather warrior U.S. Air Force Capt. Nathan Nylander. They 557th Weather Wing hosted a remembrance ceremony for him April 27, 2016 in their auditorium. (U.S. Air Force photo by Josh Plueger) Fallen weather Airman honored
Members of the 557th Weather Wing gathered for a remembrance ceremony in honor of Capt. Nathan Nylander, a fallen weather Airman, April 27.Nylander was a weather officer with the 25th Operational Weather Squadron at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., who was killed in Afghanistan along with eight others during a shooting at Kabul International
0 4/29
2016
Public service week honors civilian contributions to AF
Public Service Recognition Week, which runs from May 1-7, provides an opportunity to recognize more than 2 million public employees who protect the nation through service in the armed forces. More than 176,000 of them are Air Force civilian full-time, part-time, term, temporary and non-appropriated fund Airmen.
0 4/29
2016
Air Force Vice Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein thanks Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James during the Defense Department's announcement of his nomination as the Air Force's 21st chief of staff at the Pentagon in Washington, D.C., April 29, 2016. (U.S. Air Force photo/Scott M. Ash) Goldfein nominated as 21st CSAF
Defense Secretary Ash Carter announced April 26 that the president has nominated Air Force Vice Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein to be the 21st chief of staff of the Air Force, succeeding Gen. Mark A. Welsh III, who has served in the position since 2012.
0 4/29
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April is Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month. Offutt Diversity Team hosts sexual assault awareness event
The Offutt Diversity Team is hosting a sexual assault awareness event at 1 p.m. April 27 in the 557th Weather Wing auditorium here.The event, titled “Got Consent?” will feature a skit performed by Sexual Assault Response Coordinator victim advocates, followed by a mock trial.U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Limairy Baskin and Airman 1st Class Erin
0 4/25
2016
Col. (Dr.) Donald Lane, then Maj. Lane, walked with his son Aidan Lane, as they toured a Charleston C-17 as part of the Pilot for a Day Program on June 19, 2007. AF children’s health: Caring for AF’s littlest heroes
(This is the fourth AFMS article for the Military Children’s Health Month series) As we salute military children, we take a look at how the Air Force cares for its littlest heroes. In today’s military community, the number of active-duty-member children is almost equal to the number of active duty adults, according to data from Military OneSource.
0 4/25
2016
U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. (Dr.) Sean Murphy, Air Combat Command surgeon general, jokes with Airmen from the 23rd Medical Group Nov. 19, 2014, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. Murphy took over as the ACC surgeon general in September 2014. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Ryan Callaghan/Released) AFMS tradition of family and pediatric medicine
(This is the second AFMS article for the Military Children's Health Month series) When the Air Force cares for family members—it is ultimately taking care of the Airman, whether in garrison, on deployment, or at home.  “When Airmen deploy into an uncertain environment, they can count on one thing to remain certain –reassurance that their families
0 4/25
2016
Three-year-old Hunter, son of Tricia and Staff Sgt. Justin Hoffman, 15th Airlift Squadron loadmaster, 437th Airlift Wing, heads to the basketball courts at a Joint Base Charleston –Air Base Park with his younger brother Cage not too far behind, April 14, 2012. Hunter was diagnosed with moderate to severe classical autism and receives Applied Behavior Analysis therapy to help counteract the symptoms of the disease. He enjoys playing sports and especially hockey. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Dennis Sloan/Released) Autism awareness
(This is the fifth AFMS article for the Military Children’s Health Month series.)One in 68 children in the U.S. has been identified as having autism, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Autism, a general term for autism spectrum disorder, is a developmental disorder which can affect social, emotional and communication
0 4/25
2016
OFFUTT AIR FORCE BASE, Neb. - An F/A 18 Super Hornet does a low fly-by along the runway as part of the 2010 Defenders of Freedom Open House and Air Show Aug. 28.  The Hornet was one of several aerial demonstrations, including the F-22 Raptor and U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds. U.S. Air Force photo by Josh Plueger
Two highly sought-after acts added to air show
While the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds are set as the headliner of the 2016 Offutt Defenders of Freedom Open House and Air Show July 30-31, other performers are starting to fill up the schedule. One of the most anticipated and highly sought after performers who have recently joined the mix is the U.S. Navy’s VFA-122 Super Hornet Demonstration
0 4/25
2016
Default Air Force Logo USSTRATCOM detects, tracks North Korean submarine missile launch
U.S. Strategic Command systems detected and tracked what was assessed as a North Korean submarine missile launch from the Sea of Japan at 4:29 a.m. CDT on April 23.
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2016
Peter Ward gives thumbs up as he participates in the annual Bellevue-Offutt Runway Run at Offutt Air Force Base, Neb., May 13. Nearly 200 runners participated in this year's race. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Josh Plueger) Bellevue-Offutt Runway Run returns
The Bellevue-Offutt Runway Run is returning to Offutt Air Force Base May 8.The annual event, which began in 2008, is a seven-mile run, which starts at the Lied Activity Center in Bellevue, Neb., continues onto Offutt, goes up and down the runway and then back to the center.The run is open to all members of Team Offutt, as well as residents of
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2016
Default Air Force Logo Top 5 facts about AF energy conservation
Earth Day, which takes place annually on April 22, serves as a day to demonstrate support for environmental protection. The Air Force's overarching Earth Day theme continues to be "Conserve Today. Secure Tomorrow."
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2016
U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Gerard Birkenmeier, a guitarist from the U.S. Air Force Heartland of America Band, rehearses prior to the concert at Aurora Public Schools on April 13, 2016, in Aurora, Neb. These Airman musicians represent more than 325,000 Air Force professionals around the world who protect and defend America’s freedoms. (U.S. Air Force photo by Zachary Hada) Offutt’s Raptor Band reaches out to local students
The U.S. Air Force Heartland of America Band’s Raptor ensemble took to the stage on April 13 at Aurora Public Schools to perform a concert for middle and high schoolers in Aurora, Neb. Raptor,  a rock band that consists of two vocalists, keyboard, guitar, drums and bass. Each of the musicians is a full-time, active-duty member of the Air Force with
0 4/19
2016
The Orange My Military Communities 2, or MyMC2 app, is an Air Force-wide app that has information on events happening at Air Force Bases across the U.S. The app was developed by the 375th Communication Support Squadron’s web application development team at Scott Air Force Base, Ill. (U.S. Air Force photo by Charles Haymond) MyMC2 App -- is where it’s at
It is called My Military Communities 2, or MyMC2, and when it comes finding information on Offutt-related events, this free app is where it’s at.Multiple organizations across Offutt Air Force Base, Neb., have come together to combine their events into one simple-to-use smart phone app.MyMC2 has features other apps simply don’t have. The first is
0 4/15
2016
The entrance of the Willow Lakes Golf Course, along with several other features of the golf shop, have been renovated to make the facility more user friendly and inviting to customers at Offutt Air Force Base, Neb. Willow Lakes Pro Shop revitalized for 2016 golf season
Golfers playing a round at the Willow Lakes Golf Course may notice many new upgrades to the pro shop this season.The entrance, along with several other features of the golf shop, have been renovated to make the facility more user friendly and inviting to customers.“They’d come in and say how nice the golf course looked and then they’d come into the
0 4/15
2016
Default Air Force Logo AF releases criteria for basing new RPA units
The Air Force released basing criteria April 12 that will be used to select candidate bases for a potential new MQ-9 Reaper wing with units at up to two locations.
0 4/14
2016
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