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The War Hawks name was chosen by Col. Michael Manion, 55th Wing commander, to represent the 55th Wing in the months following his change of command on June 8, 2017. Fightin’ Fifty-Fifth unveils War Hawks logo
The War Hawks logo was officially unveiled by the 55th Wing commander during a staff meeting here Jan. 25. The War Hawks name was chosen by Col. Michael Manion, 55th Wing commander, in the months following his change of command on June 8, 2017.
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TRICARE is changing. Are you ready? Take command: Urgent care now easier to access
As of Jan. 1, 2018, most TRICARE Prime enrollees no longer need a referral for urgent care visits and point-of-service charges no longer apply for urgent care claims. This change replaces the previous policy, which waived referrals for the first two urgent care visits per year.
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MSgt Ashley Strong, U.S. Air Force dental flight chief out of Schriever Air Force Base, was a recipient of the 2017 Outstanding Airman of the Year award and was recognized for her dedication to efficiency and patient satisfaction (Courtesy photo). Airman upholds the Trusted Care principles through the delivery of efficient care and patient satisfaction
For U.S. Air Force MSgt Ashley Strong, delivering patient-centered Trusted Care is more than a policy. For this Air Force dental flight chief, Trusted Care is about using the expertise and experiences of all Air Force Medical Service (AFMS) Airmen at every level to find better ways to provide quality, patient-centered care.
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U.S. Navy Vice Adm. Charles Richard (left), deputy commander of U.S. Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM), speaks with fellows program participants during the 2018 USSTRATCOM Strategic Leadership Fellows Program kickoff at University of Nebraska at Omaha’s Mammel Hall, Jan. 18, 2018. USSTRATCOM Kicks Off 2018 Strategic Leadership Fellows Program
Ten U.S. Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM) civilian employees are participating in the 2018 USSTRATCOM Strategic Leadership Fellows Program, a 13-week graduate level professional development course, held at the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO). The program’s kickoff event took place at UNO’s Mammel Hall, Jan. 18, 2018. The National Strategic
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Luke Iverson and his brother Lane, sons of Master Sgt. Mike Iverson, 55th Security Forces Squadron flight chief, compete with one another to be the last sibling standing on the Key Log at the base lap-pool located in the Offutt Field House on Jan. 13, 2018. Just Rollin' at the Offutt Field House
Luke Iverson and his brother Lane, sons of Master Sgt. Mike Iverson, 55th Security Forces Squadron flight chief, compete with one another to be the last sibling standing on the Key Log at the base lap-pool located in the Offutt Field House on Jan. 13, 2018. The Key Log is a synthetic log filled with water to replicate a traditional cedar log used
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Default Air Force Logo DoD issues guidance for potential government shutdown
The Defense Department has issued guidance to its military and civilian leadership on how to proceed if the federal government should shut down at midnight tonight, according to a memorandum from Deputy Defense Secretary Patrick M. Shanahan.
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Puerto Rico Dentist charters private plane for Puerto Rico
Every morning my brother wakes up at 2 a.m. to wait in line for gas with the rest of the island. After the 10 or 12 hour wait he moves to another line for 5 to 10 more hours for two bags of ice, which he brings home for drinking water. Then he proceeds to drive around the island to look for food to feed the entire family, my sisters, my mom, my
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Members of the 595th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron (AMXS) stationed at Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska, stand on the flightline in front of the E-4B Sept. 15, 2017. The 595th AMXS was awarded the Air Force Global Strike Command Unit Effectiveness Award Jan. 4, 2018, barely a year after the activation of the group. 595th AMXS wins Unit Effectiveness Award for AFGSC
The 595th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron was awarded the Unit Effectiveness Award in the Small Aircraft Maintenance category for Air Force Global Strike Command Jan. 4.The squadron, which stood up with the 595th Command and Control Group when it was activated in October 2016, has only been aligned under AFGSC a year.“For us to win this award in
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Air Force Col. (Dr.) Kimberly Pietszak, interim chief, Department of Quality Services, and assistant chief, Department of Medicine, examines Air Force Col. Patrick McCain at San Antonio Military Medical Center, Aug 26, 2015.  Getting regular checkups are vital step in maintaining one’s Individual Medical Readiness and aids an Airman’s ability to support the mission. (U.S. Air Force photo by Corey Toye) Medically ready to be mission ready
From periodic health assessments to regular dental exams, every Airman should know the importance of maintaining their Individual Medical Readiness (IMR) at all times.
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Default Air Force Logo Offutt Celebrates Biomedical Science Corps
Biomedical Science Corps appreciation week is Jan. 22 – 26 and although they fly under the radar, the BSC team has been working hard for the past 51 years to keep Airman healthy and performing the mission.  The BSC consists of nearly 2,300 officers in 18 different career fields supported by 6,400 enlisted members, making it the most diverse corps
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