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Col. David Berg, 55th Wing vice commander and Chief Master Sgt. Brian Kruzelnick, 55th Wing command chief, fill out a form in support of the Air Force Assistance Fund at the 55th Wing headquarters on Offutt Air Force Base, Neb., March 30, 2018. Air Force Assistance Fund is dedicated to helping Airmen and their families
The annual Air Force Assistance Fund campaign has begun for 2018 with the focus on Airmen helping each other through four affiliate charities.The charities included in the AFAF are the Air Force Aid Society, Air Force Villages Charitable Foundation, General and Mrs. Curtis LeMay Foundation and the Air Force Enlisted Village. “Each year there is a
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The 386th Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron’s fuels management flight is responsible for supplying approximately 150,000 gallons of fuel a day supporting Operation Inherent Resolve. The POL team works tirelessly to improve fuel efficiency, saving the Defense Logistics Agency and U.S. Air Force time and money. Maintenance upgrades to the fuel distribution structure is currently underway with a plan to redesign the system for effective expeditionary results. Upgrading the fuel structure in the AOR with experience and a strong work ethic
The 386th Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron’s fuels management flight is responsible for supplying approximately 150,000 gallons of fuel a day supporting Operation Inherent Resolve. The POL team works tirelessly to improve fuel efficiency, saving the Defense Logistics Agency and U.S. Air Force time and money. Maintenance upgrades to the fuel distribution structure is currently underway with a plan to redesign the system for effective expeditionary results.
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Lt. Col. Brandi Ritter and Lt. Col. Lewis Wilber, the Chief and Deputy Chief, Air Force Medical Evaluation Support Activity, examine the lights above a surgical table at the AMESA test facility at Ft. Detrick, Md. on Feb. 15, 2018. AFMESA investigated whether new, light-emitting diode (LED) lights could replace traditional surgical lights for use in deployed environments, but found that under the LEDs, surgeons could not determine if a patient’s flesh was necrotic. (U.S. Air Force photo by Shireen Bedi) Air Force lab puts medical devices through their paces
“We break stuff,” said Lt. Col. Brandi Ritter, chief of the Air Force Medical Evaluation Support Activity, showing off the facility where her unit tests the devices medical Airmen use to complete their mission.
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U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Sean Park, 55th Mission Support Group deputy commander, presents the 2018 Offutt Intramural Basketball championship trophy to the 20th Intelligence Squadron after they defeated the 595th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron 75-67 at the Offutt Field House April 5. The 20th completes their season at 14-3, while the 595th finishes at 12-3. (U.S. AIr Force photo by Charles Haymond) 20th IS captures intramural hoops crown
The 20th Intelligence Squadron completed a two game sweep of the 595th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron to capture the 2018 Offutt Intramural Basketball championship at the Offutt Field House April 5.The 20th defeated the 595th 75-67 in the “if” game after defeating them 58-46 earlier in the evening.“I think what is impressive is that we’re a pool
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Default Air Force Logo Offutt recognizes Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month
April is recognized as Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month and the Offutt Sexual Assault Prevention and Response office is hosting a number of events here during the month of April to highlight efforts to care for victims and to focus on prevention practices.For the fourth consecutive year, the SAPR office will host a Relay Race on the
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U.S. Air Force Col. Mike Manion, 55th Wing commander, speaks at a 55th Security Forces Squadron all call March 27, 2018, at Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska. Due to a recent uptick of security breaches at Air Force bases across the world, Chief of Staff of the Air Force Gen. David Goldfein directed installation commanders to address potential vulnerabilities March 26. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jacob Skovo) Offutt reaffirms dedication to security
Col. Mike Manion, 55th Wing commander, spoke to the importance of base security at a 55th Security Forces Squadron all call March 27, 2018, at Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska.Due to a recent uptick of security breaches at Air Force bases across the world, Chief of Staff of the Air Force Gen. David Goldfein directed installation commanders to
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Female members of the 625th Strategic Operations Squadron who participated in the Air Force-wide all-female missile alert crew March 25 stand by the U.S. Navy E-6B Mercury at Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska, March 29, 2018. The all-female missile alert crew day occurs annually on March 25, to commemorate the first all-female Minuteman crew, who stood alert at Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri, in 1986. 625th STOS participates in all-female alert day
The 625th Strategic Operations Squadron at Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska, participated in an Air Force-wide all-female missile alert crew with the U.S.’s intercontinental ballistic missile bases March 25, 2018.March 25 is the 32nd anniversary of the first all-female Minuteman crew, who stood alert at Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri, in 1986. At
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Default Air Force Logo Civilian leadership program accepting nominations through May 1
Air Force officials are accepting nominations for the 2018 Civilian Strategic Leadership Program. Applications are due to the Air Force Personnel Center by May 1, 2018.
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U.S. Air Force Capt. Arik Carlson, 10th Expeditionary Aeromedical Evacuation flight critical care air transport team (CCATT) nurse, explains the role of CCATT to Partnership Flight Symposium participants at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Jan. 17, 2018. The CCATT’s mission is to operate an intensive care unit in an aircraft during flight. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Rachelle Coleman) Care in the air: Teams deliver patient care in challenging environments
The back of an aircraft is a challenging place to deliver medical care. For Air Force medical crews, treating patients in the air is just part of the job.
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Default Air Force Logo 2018 U.S. Air Force Test Pilot School applications due May 27
Test pilots aren’t born; they're trained to be the best of the best by the USAF Test Pilot School. The TPS selection board is accepting applications until May 27, 2018 from eligible Total Force officers and current Air Force civilians
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