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Master Sgt. Nicholas Whitney, 55th Security Forces Squadron, led a Fly Away Security Team (FAST) in Afghanistan from late 2015 to early 2016 that earned him the Air Force Outstanding Security Forces Senior Non-Commissioned Officer of the Year Award. Whitney credits his team from Afghanistan and Offutt AFB along with his wife for working with him to make this a reality. (U.S. Air Force photo by Zachary Hada) FAST Leadership Leads to Air Force Level Award
The dust boils in the slipstream of a C-130 Hercules at an undisclosed location as vital supplies are being delivered where the enemy shadows the innocent.   The war in Afghanistan may be over but Airmen are still there, sacrificing time with family and sometimes their very life to help protect the Afghan people.   In the process of service before
0 2/17
2017
Royal Air Force 51 Squadron maintenance personnel recover an RAF RC-135 Airseeker following its landing at Offutt Air Force Base, Neb. Feb. 11. The aircraft diverted from Nellis Air Force Base to Offutt where it received maintenance assistance from the 55th Maintenance Group to correct a landing gear problem that occurred while participating in a joint exercise. (U.S. Air Force photo by Delanie Stafford) Offutt teams with RAF 51 Squadron to fix Airseeker landing gear
The 55th Wing marked another historic milestone when a Royal Air Force RC-135 ‘Airseeker’ aircraft diverted to Offutt Air Force Base after experiencing landing gear problems during a joint exercise at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada.
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The 55th Civil Engineer Squadron’s Emergency Management Flight and Offutt Fire Department recently received 61 new portable radios. This upgrade allow them to not only communicate with base agencies, but also off-base emergency responders (courtesy photo). Upgrade improves Offutt’s emergency management team’s communication abilities
The 55th Wing emergency management team recently received an upgrade which will enable them to improve their communications abilities during any emergency response. Sixty-one new portable radios are now in service with the 55th Civil Engineer Squadron’s Emergency Management Flight and Offutt Fire Department. “The new radios are the equivalent of
0 1/23
2017
Pamela Clark, 55th Wing Judge Advocate tax representative, looks through her files July 31 at the tax center housed out of Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska, legal office. Clark has been helping Team Offutt members with their taxes for more than a decade. (U.S. Air Force photo by Josh Plueger) Offutt legal center offers FREE tax assistance
While you were out this holiday season searching for the perfect holiday gift, it’s possible you may have forgotten about something you’ll need after the holidays – your important tax documents.That’s right, tax season is rapidly approaching and since the holiday season is now behind us, why not search for those documents required to file your
0 1/06
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
Omaha’s Memorial Park was lit up with a symbolic ceremony to honor area veterans past and present at the inaugural ‘Veterans Shine On’ ceremony at Memorial Park in Omaha, Nebraska on Dec. 2. Col. Marty Reynolds, 55th Wing commander, was one of the speakers for this inaugural event. (U.S. Air Force photo by D.P. Heard) Team Offutt represented at inaugural Omaha event
Omaha’s Memorial Park was lit up with a symbolic ceremony to honor area veterans past and present at the inaugural ‘Veterans Shine On’ ceremony at Memorial Park in Omaha, Nebraska on Dec. 2. Col. Marty Reynolds, 55th Wing commander, was one of the speakers for this inaugural event. (U.S. Air Force photo by D.P. Heard)
0 12/05
2016
Emergency Medical Technicians from Offutt Air Force Base, Neb., treat a car accident trauma patient during the 2016 EMT Rodeo Aug. 25, 2016, at Cannon Air Force Base, N.M. Cannon’s EMT Rodeo tests the skills of medical professionals from across the Air Force through a series of innovative high-pressure scenarios. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Eboni Reams/Released) Offutt Medics put their skills to the test
Medics from the 55th Medical Group got to put their skills to the test during an Air Force Medical Service Emergency Medical Technician Rodeo at Cannon Air Force Base, N.M., Aug. 24 – 27.   This was the first year the Fightin’ Fifty-Fifth participated in the EMT Rodeo but they still managed to bring home second place.   The four-man team
0 10/03
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
U.S. Airmen from the 755th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron work together to remove the panel on the right horizontal stabilizer of an EC-130H Compass Call at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Aug. 30, 2016. The 755th AMXS plans and executes all equipment maintenance actions for 14 Compass Call aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Betty R. Chevalier) 755th AMXS: Keeping Compass Call ready for electronic attack

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