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U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Alena Zidlicky, a vocalist and French Horn player with the United States Air Force Heartland of America Band, sings a solo at the 2015 “Sounds of the Season” holiday concert series held at Bellevue East High School on Dec. 12 in Bellevue, Neb.  The holiday concert series goes to several metro area schools over the two-week performance.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Josh Plueger) Heartland of America Band Brings the Sounds of the Season

0 12/14
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John Weinberg, a wounded warrior, speaks to a crowd of Team Offutt members during the Offutt Diversity Team National Disability Employment Awareness Month Lunch and Learn Oct. 28 at the Patriot Club. Weinberg served 12 years in the U.S. Army infantry. (U.S. Air Force photo by Charles Haymond/Released) Perfectly wounded
The Offutt Diversity Team hosted a National Disability Employment Awareness Month Lunch and Learn Oct. 28 at the Patriot Club with several guest speakers, including two wounded warriors.The first of the four guest speakers was John Weinberg, a wounded warrior, who was medically retired in 2008 after serving 12 years in the Army infantry. Right
0 12/11
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Mollee Francis, a seventh grader from Alfonza W. Davis Middle School in Omaha, Neb., flies an RC-135 OFT simulator at Offutt Air Force Base Nov. 3, 2015. The program, coordinated through the Alfonza W. Davis Chapter of Tuskegee Airmen Incorporated, hopes to encourage middle school students to form an interest in the STEM subjects. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Rachel Hammes) Tuskegee Airmen program lets students fly
"You're doing really well. Remember, you have to constantly fly here, or else you're letting the airplane fly you and we don't want that. The airplane doesn't have the brain you've got, and it might take us someplace we don't want to go."Michael Cook, a flight simulator supervisor with the 338th Combat Training Squadron here, helped his student
0 12/11
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OFFUTT AIR FORCE BASE, Neb. - The U. S. Air Force Thunderbirds demonstration team performs during the 2010 Defenders of Freedom Open House and Air Show here Aug 28. The Thunderbird team is made up of more than 120 personnel who represent all Airmen across the globe. The primary Thunderbird mission is to represent the pride, precision and professionalism all Airmen demonstrate. U.S. Air Force Photo by Charles Haymond Offutt to host open house, air show in 2016
After a one year hiatus, the Defenders of Freedom Open House and Air Show will make its return in 2016. The show is scheduled for July 30-31."We're very excited to host an open house again," said U.S. Air Force Col. Marty Reynolds, 55th Wing commander. "This is a great way to showcase the amazing things our military members do as well as the
0 12/08
2015
U.S. Air Force Capt. Michael Farar, 55th Wing Chaplain, welcomes students from the Nebraska Christian College to Offutt Air Force Base, Neb., Dec. 7, 2015. Students were given a tour, lunch and lecture hosted by the Capehart Chapel to promote the chaplain core and speak about communications and leadership. (U.S. Air Force photo/Jeff W. Gates) 55th Wing chaplains welcome students

0 12/08
2015
Default Air Force Logo Offutt legal center offers free 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 12/07
2015
U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Cassandra Henson, with the 55th Dental Clinic, holds her two-year-old son Anthony, while they wait in line for the annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony held at the Patriot Club on Dec. 3, Offutt Air Force Base, Neb.  Hundreds of families descended on the club to attend the popular holiday event.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Josh Plueger/Released) Christmas Tree Lighting

0 12/07
2015
The 2015 Combined Federal Campaign is underway. The CFC is an annual fundraising drive that provides an opportunity for federal civilian, postal and military employees to donate to local, national and international non-profit organizations. The campaign was established by Presidential Executive Order in 1961 by President John F. Kennedy and is the world's largest and most successful annual workplace charity campaign. The campaign for good is scheduled to end in December. (Courtesy Photo) Tis the season of giving
With the 2015 Combined Federal Campaign coming to an end in December, time to sign-up and participate is quickly running out.Currently the 55th Wing and its partner units are nearly half-way to their $200,000 goal, while U.S. Strategic Command has reached more than 80 percent of their goal, raising more than $219,000."The CFC is a way for all of us
0 11/30
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Members of the 95th Reconnaissance Squadron stationed at RAF Mildenhall, UK, stand beside the Megamat MegaLift FSE, a $25,000 vertical storage system, at Mildenhall Nov. 24, 2015. The MegaLift recently broke, and rather than scrapping the metal or paying nearly $7,000 in new parts, the team made use of the Air Force Repair and Enhancement at RAF Lakenheath, ultimately repairing the equipment for only $140. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Micaiah Anthony/Released) 95th RS saves Air Force time, money
In today's Air Force, innovation is key to maintaining operations in environments often limited by budget and time."We have had budget cuts and we're the smallest Air Force we've ever been," said Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James during a Q-and-A session with Fox News at the sixth annual, three-day Aspen Security Forum in Colorado July
0 11/23
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Can Liners sit stocked on the shelves of the Envision Xpress store Nov. 9, 2015 on Offutt Air Force Base, Neb. The liners are among the many products made by the visually impaired. (U.S Air Force photo by Josh Plueger) Envision: Outfitting for the future
In 1938, congress passed the Javits-Wagner-O'Day Act, granting government contracts to companies with employees who were visually impaired or having other significant disabilities.Among their first customers was the U.S. Army. During World War II, the JWOD company, Envision, supplied pillowcases, brooms and mops to the troops."Envision, a
0 11/23
2015
U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. David Ames, a first sergeant with the 55th Force Support Squadron at Offutt Air Force Base, Neb., and his wife, Melissa, were randomly selected winners of a Disney Vacation package by the Air Force Services Agency Nov. 10, 2015. The package was awarded during the Air Force Clubs Family Frenzy prize drawing, and includes travel, hotel and Disney Park passes. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Rachel Hammes) Offutt Family wins Disney vacation

0 11/23
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Izzy Tamayo performs the Men’s Northern Traditional dance, a warrior’s dance, Nov. 18, 2015, during the Native American Heritage Month Cultural Information Fair and Expo at the Patriot Club, Offutt Air Force Base, Neb. Tamayo makes a lot of his tradition clothing by hand. (U.S. Air Force photo by Josh Plueger) Lakota and Sicangu tribal members perform for Offutt
Each powerful strike of covered mallet to drum is felt through the audience. Its strength and passion is said to represent the heartbeat of Mother Earth, calling the spirits and nations together.Around its base sit four Native Americans from Omaha, a city whose name means "people against the current." Adorned in colorful dress, they chant and sing
0 11/20
2015
U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Robert Ramirez, deputy commander of the 55th Operations Group, and Jack Sweet, community support coordinator at Offutt Air Force Base, Neb., listen intently to concerns from military spouses during a spouse focus group meeting at the Pointe in Rising View Housing at Offutt AFB, Neb., Nov. 16, 2015. The group met to discuss ways to provide support for spouses and family members during moves between Offutt and RAF Mildenhall, UK. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Rachel Hammes) Offutt spouses meet to discuss moves

0 11/16
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U.S. Navy Rear Adm. Steven L. Parode, the U.S. Strategic Command Director of Intelligence, leads the STRATCOM troops down Mission Avenue in Bellevue, Neb., to kick off the 15th annual Veterans Day Parade Nov. 7, 2015. U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Cedric M. Gibson and U.S. Navy Yeoman Seaman Lisa Walton, both of STRATCOM, carried the STRATCOM banner. (U.S. Air Force photo by D.P. Heard)
2015 Veterans Day Parade

0 11/13
2015
OFFUTT AIR FORCE BASE, Neb., -- A member of the 55th Civil Engineering Squadron, clears snow on the flight line here January 12. During the winter months, Nebraska residents can experience some harsh conditions. With this in mind, members of Team Offutt are encouraged to call the Snow and Information Line at 232-COLD to get the latest news on official delayed reporting and base closures. U.S. Air Force Photo by Charles Haymond Hope for the best, but...this is Nebraska
It seems like just the other day spring baseball was about to begin and the temperature was warm enough to shed some of the winter attire for something a little lighter.But time traveled quickly and here we are staring winter right in the eyes once again. The question is, are you ready?Have you made a trip to the local store and refreshed supplies
0 11/12
2015
Pacific Pivot 55th Wing reaches milestone in Pacific Theater
The men and women who make up the 55th Wing share a common motto: "The sun never sets on the Fightin' 55th." This statement reflects the wing's ability to collect critical time-sensitive intelligence in every corner of the world, at any time. On Sept. 26 the wing reached a major milestone when the RC-135 V/W Rivet Joint aircraft recorded three
0 11/09
2015
A Team Offutt Airman holds the new track material at the Offutt Field House Nov. 5. The material is several times thicker than the previous track. (U.S. Air Force photo by Josh Plueger) 

Field House track among upcoming upgrades
The Offutt Field House is slated to undergo several upgrades over the next few months making the facility a safer and improved location for members of Team Offutt to maintain their fitness.The biggest of the changes is to the indoor track. Construction is scheduled to begin Nov. 23 and conclude in late March."Not only will we receive a new and
0 11/09
2015
Mollee Francis, a seventh grader from Alfonza W. Davis Middle School in Omaha, Neb., flies an RC-135 OFT simulator at Offutt Air Force Base Nov. 3, 2015. The program, coordinated through the Alfonza W. Davis Chapter of Tuskegee Airmen Incorporated, hopes to encourage middle school students to form an interest in the STEM subjects. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Rachel Hammes) Tuskegee Airmen program lets students fly
"You're doing really well. Remember, you have to constantly fly here, or else you're letting the airplane fly you and we don't want that. The airplane doesn't have the brain you've got, and it might take us someplace we don't want to go."Michael Cook, a flight simulator supervisor with the 338th Combat Training Squadron here, helped his student
0 11/06
2015
In December 2007, Lou Pell received the Spirit of Hope Award from former Army Chief of Staff,  Gen. George Casey. Lou Pell was chosen to be the Grand Marshall for the 2015 Official Nebraska Veterans Day Parade. (Courtesy Photo) Nebraska's Official Veteran's Day Parade celebrates service
Nebraska's Official Veteran's Day Parade is scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 7 at 10 a.m. and will travel down Mission Avenue in Olde Towne Bellevue, Nebraska.The Grand Marshall for the parade is Lou Pell, a 26-year Air Force veteran with extensive service to the military and community.As an active duty member, Pell was honored as the 2006 Air Force
0 10/30
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Dan James, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service fish and wildlife biologist, releases redear sunfish into the Base Lake on Offutt Air Force Base, Neb., Oct. 19. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and 55th CES will evaluate their survival and effectiveness as predators against zebra mussels in the future. (U.S. Air Force photo by Josh Plueger/Released) Base Lake stocked with 10,000 redear sunfish
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service transferred 10,000 redear sunfish from the Valentine State Fish Hatchery to the Base Lake on Offutt Air Force Base, Neb., Oct. 19.The hope is the fish will serve as a potential management tool for zebra mussels, who were accidently introduced to the lake back in 2006."Stocking redear sunfish was a recommendation
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