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Default Air Force Logo Annual Consent for Automatic Prescription Refills Begins Sept. 1
Beginning Sept. 1, 2017, Express Scripts will need annual consent from patients who want to receive automatic refills of their maintenance medications enrolled in TRICARE Pharmacy Home Delivery. This means that just before one of your prescriptions runs out of refills, Express Scripts will reach out to you to know if you would like your doctor to be contacted to renew the prescription and if you’d like to continue in the Automatic Refill program. If not, Express Scripts will not refill your prescription.
0 8/17
2017
AFW2 Set-up Together greatness is achieved
What began in mid-May and culminated at the beginning of August, took more than 100 Team Offutt volunteers and hundreds of hours of man-power. Offutt hosted their second annual North Central Air Force Wounded Warrior CARE Event earlier this month which featured four days of adaptive sports, ambassador training and caregiver classes to name a few.
0 8/17
2017
The 30th Medical Group provided some background information and safety tips for Team V members. Here are five things for Airmen and families to know for a safe viewing experience: Solar Eclipse Safety Tips
A total solar eclipse that will be visible across North America from coast to coast for the first time in 38 years is slated to occur, Aug. 21. The rare phenomenon when the sun, moon and Earth perfectly align is predicted to be the most viewed eclipse ever. As of this writing, the best viewing spots for base residents may be south toward Santa
0 8/15
2017
Default Air Force Logo AF is currently recruiting prior Reserve, Guard, active-duty members
Are you a prior service member who’d like a second chance at serving your country full time? If so, the time has never been better. Recruiters are currently looking to fill many of the Air Force’s undermanned career field’s through the Prior Service program.“We haven’t done prior service very heavily for a long time,” said Senior Master Sgt.
0 8/11
2017
Air Pulse Banner Base newspaper returning to roots
After 11 years in print as The Base: 68113, the base newspaper is returning to its roots Aug. 24, and will once again be known as the Air Pulse. The name change is just one part of the makeover for the base paper as Suburban Newspapers has invested significant time and money into an overall upgrade.“There will be more local news, not only from
0 8/10
2017
AFMS MTFs Pilot Medical Readiness Air Force Military Treatment Facilities pilot medical readiness
Air Force Medicine has a non-stop global readiness mission. Medical Airmen must be prepared to deploy on short notice to provide life-saving and performance-enhancing healthcare in diverse, austere, and isolated locations, and all Airmen must be medically ready to deploy. To achieve this readiness mission, the Air Force Medical Service operates 76
0 8/10
2017
Courtesy Photo Offutt bicyclists conquer ride across Iowa
A group of bicycling enthusiasts from Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska recently completed a seven day, 411-mile bicycle ride that took place July 23-29 and spanned across the state of Iowa. The annual ride, titled the Des Moines Register’s Great Bike Ride Across Iowa or “RAGBRAI,” is a challenging ride that is well-known among bicycle
0 8/04
2017
Athletes representing the U.S. Air Force pose for a team photo after the conclusion of the Allied Air Command Inter-Nation Athletics Championship on Vogelweh Military Complex, Germany, June 21, 2017. Both the men’s and women’s teams for the U.S. won over six other countries’ representatives to take first place in the competition. (Photo courtesy of Staff Sgt. Emesh Fernando) Offutt Airman competes in NATO athletic championships
An Offutt Airman competed in the NATO Allied Air command Inter-Nation Athletics Championship on Ramstein Air Base, Germany, June 21-21.Airman Karla Soto-Tena, an Airman with the King Dining Facility, ran the 400 meter dash and participated in the Swedish relay. She placed 4th in the 400 meter run, and 2nd in the Swedish relay.Offutt AFB is
0 8/04
2017
Air Force Ceremonial Guardsmen escort the remains of retired Col. Bruce Olmstead during his funeral at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va., July 27, 2017. Olmstead served from 1957 to 1983, receiving multiple decorations including Silver Star, Distinguished Flying Cross and Purple Heart for his actions as a prisoner of war. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Rusty Frank/Released) Fightin’ Fifty-Fifth hero put to rest
His final journey began with the beat of a drum.  The sky was clear.  A light breeze was blowing as the hero’s family, friends and well-wishers followed the flag-draped coffin carried by the caisson pulled by six black horses.  On July 27, retired Col. Freeman “Bruce” Olmstead was laid to rest with full military honors in our nation’s most hallowed
0 7/31
2017
Col. Michael Manion, 55th Wing commander, presents the 55th Medical Group guidon to Col. Judy Stoltmann, incoming 55th MDG commander, at Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska, July 28, 2017. The 55th MDG is the third medical group Stoltmann has commanded. 55th MDG changes command
The 55th Medical Group held an assumption of command at Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska, July 28. Col. Michael Manion, 55th Wing commander, presided over the event where Col. Judy Stoltmann assumed command of the group. “I would like to officially welcome our tremendous leader, Col. Judy Stoltmann,” Manion said. “Without a doubt you are the right
0 7/28
2017
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