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U.S. Air Force Capt. Greg Carter, a deputy missile combat crew commander-airborne from the 625th Strategic Operations Squadron, launches a simulated Minuteman III missile aboard a U.S. Navy E-6B Mercury during Glory Trip 220 above the Pacific Ocean, April 25, 2017. Glory Trip is an operational test launch which continues a long history of launches from Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., used to verify, validate and improve the capability of the nation’s ICBM force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Keifer Bowes) Glory Trip 220: an aircrew’s perspective
A joint team comprised of U.S. Air Force missileers and U.S. Navy E-6B Mercury aircrew successfully launched an unarmed Minuteman III Intercontinental Ballistic Missile above the Pacific Ocean April 26, 2017.
0 5/07
2017
The non-commission officer team won the third annual Offutt Top Chef Grill Masters competition at Offutt Air Force Base, Neb., April 6, 2017 held on the parade field. Four teams competed against one another by creating three dishes to be judged on taste, presentation and creativity. (U.S. Air Force photo by Zachary Hada) NCOs win Offutt's Top Chef Competition
The non-commission officer team won the third annual Offutt Top Chef Grill Masters competition at Offutt Air Force Base, Neb., April 6, 2017 held on the parade field. Four teams competed against one another by creating three dishes to be judged on taste, presentation and creativity. (U.S. Air Force photo by Zachary Hada)
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2017
Default Air Force Logo The time to prepare for severe weather is now
March 20th marked the first day of spring, welcoming warmer weather, rain, flowers and the return of green grass. However, it also brings an increased risk of thunderstorms and tornadoes to the Midwest region. If you are new to the area, or even a lifelong resident, Offutt’s emergency management office says it is a good idea to take some time to prepare for these types of threats.
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2017
Members of the 55th Security Forces Squadron, draw cards to determine how many push-ups or air squats the whole office does together at Offutt Air Force Base, Neb., Dec. 23, 2016. This strategy is used to promote a culture of fitness in Airmen’s daily lives through participation in brief exercises throughout the duty day. (U.S. Air Force photo by Zachary Hada) Promoting fitness - one plank at a time
Death, deployment, facing the consequences of a failed Physical Fitness Assessment, all can be stressful factors for military members and they can compound without a strategy to address them. Besides taking full advantage of the various helping agencies on base, an important factor to remember is that Brief, consistent exercises throughout the day
0 1/06
2017
Former U.S. Army Air Corps Cpl Robert Holts, the sole surviving original Tuskegee Airman from Nebraska, poses with students of the James M. McCoy Airman Leadership School here Nov. 25.  Also in attendance were some members of the Alfonza W. Davis Chapter of Tuskegee Airmen, who came together with the ALS to honor Holts on his 92nd birthday. (U.S. Air Force photo by Jeff Gates) Offutt celebrates Tuskegee Airman's Birthday
Former U.S. Army Air Corps Cpl Robert Holts, the sole surviving original Tuskegee Airman from Nebraska, poses with students of the James M. McCoy Airman Leadership School here Nov. 25. Also in attendance were some members of the Alfonza W. Davis Chapter of Tuskegee Airmen, who came together with the ALS to honor Holts on his 92nd birthday. (U.S.
0 11/07
2016
Senior Airman Mike Storey, a U.S. Strategic Command intelligence analyst at Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska congratulates his All-Air Force teammates during the Armed Forces Men's Softball Tournament held Sept. 18-23 at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston, Texas. Storey was one of 24 Airmen out of 51 applicants selected to attend the All-Air Force softball camp at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas, and one of only 15 to make the team (courtesy photo).
Offutt Airman earns spot on All-Air Force Softball squad
A U.S. Strategic Command intelligence analyst here recently tried out and earned a spot on the All-Air Force Men’s Slow Pitch Softball team.Senior Airman Mike Storey was one of 24 Airmen out of 51 applicants selected to attend the All-Air Force softball camp at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas, and one of only 15 to make the team.“It was a
0 10/04
2016
Team Offutt welcomes patrons at the opening ceremony for the Offutt Wounded Warriors Care Event. Wounded warriors members from across the country participated in a special camp focused on recovery. More than 120 participated in hopes to aid with their healing process with events like archery, swimming, basketball and more at Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska, Sept. 17 - 23. (U.S. Air Force photo by Jeff W. Gates) Offutt Hosts Wounded Warrior CARE Event
  Offutt’s Air Force Wounded Warrior CARE event wrapped-up with a closing ceremony Sept. 22 after more than 120 Wounded Warriors, their caregivers and families seriously or very seriously wounded, ill or injured Total Force recovering service members and their caregivers and families seriously or very seriously wounded, ill or injured Total Force
0 9/26
2016
Suitcase in hand, 2nd Lt. Harry Burdette was enroute to Miami for mandatory leave given to prisoners of war. His grandson Capt. Shawn Jensen, a RC-135 Rivet Joint pilot with the 763rd Reconnaissance Wing, refers to his grandfather's diary when he needs a reminder of the sacrifices his grandfather made in captivityas a prisoner of war for 18 months in Nazi Germany. (Courtesy photo/Richard Burdette/Released) Offutt Airman continues Grandfather’s World War II legacy
“You are standing on the shoulders of giants,” said Chief Master Sgt. Thomas Good, 379th Air Expeditionary Wing command chief, as he spoke with the newcomers of the 379th AEW during an early morning briefing.Good was referring to the history the 379th Bombardment Group made during World War II in the skies over Europe. The assertion by the command
0 9/21
2016
The Air Force Wounded Warrior program is hosting a Warrior CARE event at Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska, in September. AFW2 provides personalized service and support and advocacy for the needs of seriously wounded, ill and injured Air Force men and women. (U.S. Air Force graphic by Staff Sgt. Alexx Pons) Warrior CARE event slated for Offutt Sept. 19 - 22
The Air Force Wounded Warrior Program, in coordination with the 55th Wing, Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska, will host a Warrior CARE event Sept. 19-22. The CARE event provides seriously wounded, ill and injured military members, veterans and their caregivers focused and personalized service through caregiver support training, adaptive and
0 9/08
2016
U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Elbert Foreman Jr., a military working dog handler, meets with staff members of the Omaha Storm Chasers baseball team during a military appreciation game held at Werner Park, Papillion, Neb. on Aug. 7.  Foreman and his dog Rocky ceremoniously place the game ball on the mound for the evening’s game.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Josh Plueger) Storm Chasers show Military Appreciation
U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Elbert Foreman Jr., a military working dog handler, meets with staff members of the Omaha Storm Chasers baseball team during a military appreciation game held at Werner Park, Papillion, Neb. on Aug. 7. Foreman and his dog Rocky ceremoniously place the game ball on the mound for the evening’s game. (U.S. Air Force photo
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2016
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