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Default Air Force Logo Become part of the MOB
If you are new to Offutt and the Greater Omaha Metropolitan area and find yourself looking for other Guardians to help with a raid in Destiny on your preferred gaming console; want to advance your skills in public speaking; or just want to enjoy some tennis and need a partner then Make Offutt Better (MOB) is just for you.MOB is the hub for
0 5/08
2017
Default Air Force Logo 55th Wing recognizes National Nurses Week
The nurses and medical technicians of the Fighting Fifty-Fifth, Ehrling Bergquist Clinic encourage you to learn a bit more about the advancement of their craft during the annual observance of National Nurses Week, May 6 - 12.According to American Nurses Association, this year’s observance theme is “Nursing: the Balance of Mind, Body, and Spirit.” 
0 5/08
2017
On Aug. 16, 1966, the 55th Wing completed a major move when it went from Forbes Air Force Base, Kansas to Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska. August 2016 marked 50 years for the 55th Wing at Offutt Airce Base. Wing makes move to Nebraska
Editor’s note: This is the third article in a series that annotates the history of the 55th Wing from its early days as a World War II pursuit group to its current form as an intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance unit.After nearly two years of planning, the 55th Strategic Reconnaissance Wing moved from Forbes Air Force Base, Kansas, to
0 4/26
2017
U.S. Air Force Col. Marco Galvez, left, chief endodontist of the 55th Dental Squadron, and U.S. Army Capt. Brian Adams, right, branch chief of Offutt's veterinarian services, perform a root canal on Dasty, a military working dog from the 55th Security Forces Squadron March 7, 2017 at  the Offutt Air Force Base Veterinary Treatment Facility. (Courtesy photo) Offutt dentist helps furry patient get back to work
Dasty, an Offutt military working dog, was brought in to the base Veterinary Treatment Facility by his handler last month for a routine dental cleaning when a fractured tooth was discovered. Through a pre-established agreement, a dentist from the 55th Dental Squadron and his assistant were called to assist with a root canal procedure.
0 4/14
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)
0 4/13
2017
Senior Airman Zachary Kachel, 386th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, Southwest Asia, was coined by the 18th Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Kaleth O. Wright for outstanding performance. Kachel is an electronic warfare systems journeyman assigned to the 755th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, Davis-Monthan AFB, Arizona, a geographically separated unit of the 55th Wing. (Courtesy Photo) CMSAF coins deployed 55th Wing Airman
Senior Airman Zachary Kachel, 386th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, Southwest Asia, was coined by the 18th Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Kaleth O. Wright for outstanding performance. Kachel is an electronic warfare systems journeyman assigned to the 755th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, Davis-Monthan AFB, Arizona, a geographically
0 4/11
2017
Col. David Berg, 55th Wing vice commander, presents a U.S. flag to a group of locals to be placed at the former runway at
U.S. Army Air Forces station 131 in Nuthampstead, England. The abandoned airfield was home to the 55th Pursuit Group during World War II. (Courtesyphoto)
Wing leadership delivers flag to original home
Back in 1943, the newly-formed 55th Fighter Group called Nuthampstead, United States Army Air Forces station 131, home during World War II.Today, Nuthampstead is a quiet village and civil parish where an abandoned airstrip remains, harking back to its glory days.In the early 1980s, the 398th Bombardment Group, another unit who called this patch of
0 4/10
2017
Default Air Force Logo Units make DUIs personal
For most people, September 9, 2011, was just like any other day. The weather was warm and the sun was out as summer was winding down. However, for Todd and Jaimi Calfee, that is one day they and their family will never forget as a drunk driver took the life of their daughter, Alexis, and her boyfriend, Christopher Oberg. “We call it our own personal 9-11,” he said. “We have never been the same since that day.” The Calfee’s shared their personal, heart-wrenching story with members of the 55th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron and 97th Intelligence Squadron during four all-calls designed to make driving drunk personal to the units.
0 3/17
2017
Offutt will begin migrating base email to a new cloud-based system on March 6 as part of the Collaboration Pathfinder project that will outsource collaborative services to the Microsoft Office 365 cloud-based platform. The new system will increase the mailbox size from 90 MB to 100 GB of storage capacity. Offutt next in line for cloud-based email
Is your email box almost full? Well rest easy. Starting March 6, Offutt will begin migrating base email to a new system as part of the Collaboration Pathfinder project that will outsource collaborative services to the Microsoft Office 365 cloud-based platform.
0 2/27
2017
Default Air Force Logo Offutt Firefighters Protect the Environment and Ensure Fire Protection
They are called Aqueous Film-Forming Foam agents and they are the most effective foams available to defeat flammable liquid fires.   This fact alone would explain why Air Force bases have been interested in them, not including how they provide rapid extinguishment, cooling, vapor sealing to inhibit re-ignition, and have a long storage life with no
0 2/23
2017
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