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U.S. Air Force Airmen from the 95th Reconnaissance Squadron, RAF Mildenhall; 38th Reconnaissance Squadron, Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska; 97th Intelligence Squadron, Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska and 488th Intelligence Squadron, RAF Mildenhall, came together to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the 95th Aero Squadron’s first flight at RAF Mildenhall, England, March 9, 2018. All four squadrons flew together in honor of that first flight. (Air Force courtesy photo by Senior Master Sgt. Randall Hailer) 95th RS honors fallen commanding officer, 100 years flying over Europe
The 95th Aero Squadron received its first group of Nieuport 28 aircraft March 6, 1918, and its mechanics immediately went to work prepping them for battle. However, the aircraft were delivered without their machine guns.
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2018
Timothy Slobodnik (L), 55th Civil Engineer Squadron and AFGE Local Chapter 1486 president and Shay Caris (R), 55th FSS Civilian Personnel Flight Labor Relations officer watch Col. Michael Manion, 55th Wing commander, sign a new collective bargaining agreement on March 7 at 55th Wing headquarters on Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska. 55th Wing commander signs new collective bargaining agreement
Col. Michael Manion, 55th Wing commander, met with representatives from the 55th Force Support Squadron’s civilian personnel section and the American Federation of Government Employees Local Chapter 1486 president, to sign a new collective bargaining agreement on March 7 at 55th Wing headquarters on Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska. The new
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2018
The Omaha Rollergirls, a roller derby team, practice March 7, 2018, Omaha, Nebraska. Tech Sgt. Stephanie Hawthorne, 16th Weather Squadron NCO in charge of the Model Operations Flight and Senior Airman Corrina Mussehl, 595th Strategic Communications Squadron network technician, are members of the team. (U.S. Air Force photo by Paul Shirk) Warriors on the Track
At first glance, one could describe roller derby as chaotic. Skaters clad in helmets and pads circle the track, colliding with one another while shouting commands to their teammates. Look closer and one could see blocking and plays similar to what you would expect at a football game. The women who put on skates and take to the track transform from
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2018
Senior Airman Angel Sanchez, 55th Maintenance Squadron Consolidated Support Flight aircraft hydraulics journeyman speaks to students from Bellevue East High School Feb. 27, 2018 at Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska. The tour highlighted the roles that both military and civilian Airmen hold here and what it takes to keep Offutt AFB’s aircraft mission ready. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jacob Skovo) Bellevue East JROTC visits 55th MXS
The 55th Maintenance Squadron hosted a tour for a Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps class from Bellevue East High School to showcase the mission and capabilities of the squadron at Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska, Feb. 27, 2017.The tour, which was the first of its kind, provided students a chance to see into the world of aircraft maintenance
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Default Air Force Logo Pinworms reported at Child Development Center 2
On Feb. 2, the Child Development Center 2 on base, reported to the 55th Medical Group they have had several children with pinworms. In response to the notification, the 55th MDG’s Pediatric and Public Health Clinic are working closely with the CDC 2 to ensure proper treatment of the children infected and are also providing educational material to
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2018
Soldiers from the U.S. Army Reserve 561st Regional Support Group, spread netting over a baggage pallet during a cargo preparation course at Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska, Jan. 29, 2018. The Soldiers gained knowledge and skill in palletization, rolling stock, weighing, ways to protect and secure stock and the hazards to be aware of while working with air cargo. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jacob Skovo) 55th LRS shares air cargo knowledge with 561st RSG
Seven Soldiers from the U.S. Army Reserve’s 561st Regional Support Group completed a cargo preparation course at Offutt Air Force Base’s Installation Deployment Readiness Cell Jan. 29, 2018.Soldiers learned the details of effective and safe pallet building for air shipments from Master Sgt. Chad Stoulil, 55th Logistics Readiness Squadron Small Air
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U.S. Air Force Col. Michael Manion, 55th Wing commander, prepares to fire during the ribbon shooting ceremony for the new combat arms firing range at Offutt Air Force Base, Neb. Jan. 29, 2018. Renovated small arms range officially opens
After more than five years without a proper firing range on base, 55th Wing leadership shot the ribbon on the renovated indoor small arms range during a ceremony here Jan. 29.The upgraded $6.5 million facility is 16,200 square feet and provides a completely enclosed interior range with 21 firing positions, state-of-the-art target retrieval system,
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2018
Default Air Force Logo Ethics 101: Off Duty Employment
Many Airmen find themselves looking to pursue off-duty employment in conjunction with their full time military duties. In many cases, these opportunities allow for Airmen to expand their knowledge in fields outside of their normal military duties. As such, everyone from the Airman entrepreneur trying to develop and sell their own App, to the Airman
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2018
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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Dave Nelson Jr., a retired U.S. Navy anti-submarine warfare operator and search and rescue swimmer, bowls during an event hosted by the Office of the Warrior Advocate at Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska, Dec. 21, 2017. The OWA reached out to many organizations in the Omaha and Offutt community to share what resources are available on base for Wounded Worriors, disabled veterans and their families through bowling. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jacob Skovo) Roll for recovery: Office of the Warrior Advocate hosts outreach event
The Office of the Warrior Advocate gathered 25 Wounded Warriors and disabled veterans for a bowling event at Offutt Air Force Base Dec. 21, 2017The adaptive bowling event aimed to strengthen the community of injured active duty service members and veterans the office has been building since it was established in October 2016.The warriors, vets and
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