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Default Air Force Logo Defenders capabilities grow to counter increased Small Unmanned Aircraft System use
In an effort to counter the increased use of the Small Unmanned Aircraft System, or sUAS, the 55th Security Forces Squadron has grown their capabilities to help ensure the safety and security of base personnel and resources.The 55th SFS now has the ability to stop any unauthorized sUAS that cross Offutt's airspace or boundaries through a number of
0 10/26
2017
Airman 1st Class Aliyah Richling, right, a vocalist with the Heartland of America Band’s Raptor ensemble, right, pauses while singing with high schoolers at Sioux Center High School in Sioux Center, Iowa, Oct. 13, 2017. The ensemble partnered with local recruiters to reach high school students with the Air Force mission on the tour. Heartland of America Band’s Raptor ensemble reaches high schoolers
The Heartland of America Band’s Raptor ensemble toured South Dakota and Iowa Oct. 8 – 13, performing at various high schools and the Sioux Falls Veterans Health Care Center in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.Raptor partnered with recruiting offices for their high school performances, allowing recruiters to connect with students in a unique way while also
0 10/25
2017
Traffic is expected to increase along SAC Boulevard beginning Nov. 6. Offutt will see increase in traffic following gate closure
On-base traffic is expected to increase following the scheduled November 4 closure of the Meyer Gate currently used by approximately 600 construction workers to access the U.S. STRATCOM Building 1000 construction project.Construction workers will begin accessing the base from the main gates beginning Monday, November 6 and will enter the STRATCOM
0 10/20
2017
An Air Force Institute of Technology research team is conducting an experimental evaluation of photovoltaic technology on Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska. Team Offutt’s Solar Power Testing
Offutt is one of 37 sites chosen worldwide to participate in an experimental evaluation of photovoltaic technology and the potential for its application to the Air Force.  The study began in June 2017 by an Air Force Institute of Technology research team and will continue for a year.The research aims to establish the potential for monocrystalline
0 10/20
2017
Chief of Staff of the Air Force Gen. David L. Goldfein, sixth from the left in the front row, and Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Kaleth O. Wright, fifth from the right in the front row, pose for a photo in front of a Boeing E-6B Mercury Navy aircraft with the 625th Strategic Operations Squadron at Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska, Oct. 18, 2017. Goldfein and Wright spent much of the day touring the facilities and gaining insight into the base's 
current mission sets. CSAF and CMSAF visit Offutt
Chief of Staff of the Air Force Gen. David L. Goldfein and Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Kaleth O. Wright visited Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska, Oct. 18.Goldfein and Wright received a tour of the base, and learned more about the mission accomplished by the 55th Wing, U.S. Strategic Command and other partner units at Offutt.At an all-call
0 10/20
2017
Default Air Force Logo Med group to stand up new advisory council
The 55th Medical Group will stand up a new Patient and Family Advisory Council to increase input and feedback from their beneficiaries helping them improve overall medical care.
0 10/19
2017
Take command with TRICARE changes TRICARE payment types for calendar year 2018
With the Jan. 1, 2018 changes to new stateside regions and contractors, you may need to update your payment option to guarantee continued payment of your TRICARE enrollment fees and monthly premiums.
0 10/18
2017
Members of the Heartland of America Band's Raptor ensemble perform at the Sioux Falls Veterans Health Care Center in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, Oct. 11, 2017. Raptor performed several sets for veterans receiving care at the center. Heartland of America Band plays Sioux Falls VA Hospital
The Heartland of America Band’s Raptor ensemble performed at the Sioux Falls Veterans Health Care Center Oct. 11 as part of their week-long tour through South Dakota and Iowa. The band played in three dining halls, as well as in several hallways in wards for former service members without the mobility to make it to the dining halls. Diana Larsen,
0 10/16
2017
End of Year End of Year beast
Whether they have been doing it for one year, two years or even 20 years, the consensus among members of the 55th Contracting Squadron and 55th Comptroller Squadron is that end of fiscal year close out is a beast.This year alone, 55th CONS awarded $364.4 million on 1,865 actions making them number one in the Air Force. A majority of the funds came
0 10/13
2017
Default Air Force Logo October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month
October is the month set aside to recognize those affected by domestic violence and look for ways to combat this issue that is present not only in the armed forces but in society as a whole.Domestic Violence Awareness Month grew out of a single day, the "Day of Unity," in October 1981 organized by the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence to
0 10/13
2017
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