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Airmen and family members from the 557th Weather Wing pose for a group photo in front of the Eastern Nebraska Veterans’ Home May 28, 2018, Bellevue, Nebraska. The group volunteered to assist the ENVH in hosting their Memorial Day ceremony. (U.S. Air Force photo by Paul Shirk) 2nd WS continues volunteering tradition at veterans’ home
Service members from the 557th Weather Wing’s 2nd Weather Squadron – as well as other wing units – volunteered to assist in hosting Memorial Day ceremonies May 28, 2018, at the Eastern Nebraska Veterans’ Home in Bellevue, Nebraska. The effort has become a squadron tradition which brings together multiple generations of veterans to remember those who gave their lives in service.
0 6/15
2018
Damaged trees litter the Offutt Air Force Base parade grounds after a tornado swept through Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska, June 16, 2017. Learning how to prepare for and respond to severe weather may reduce stress and increase the odds of making it through a disaster unscathed. (U.S. Air Force photo by Ryan Hansen) Spring and summer bring more than sunshine and flowers
As spring emerges from winter’s cold shadow, warmer temperatures melt away the snow and ice in the Offutt community. Unfortunately, spring and summer weather bring dangers of their own. Taking a few moments to learn how to prepare for and respond to severe weather may reduce stress and increase the odds of making it through a disaster unscathed.
0 4/27
2018
Col. David Berg, 55th Wing vice commander and Chief Master Sgt. Brian Kruzelnick, 55th Wing command chief, fill out a form in support of the Air Force Assistance Fund at the 55th Wing headquarters on Offutt Air Force Base, Neb., March 30, 2018. Air Force Assistance Fund is dedicated to helping Airmen and their families
The annual Air Force Assistance Fund campaign has begun for 2018 with the focus on Airmen helping each other through four affiliate charities.The charities included in the AFAF are the Air Force Aid Society, Air Force Villages Charitable Foundation, General and Mrs. Curtis LeMay Foundation and the Air Force Enlisted Village. “Each year there is a
0 4/12
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
0 3/09
2018
(L to R) Col. Steven Dickerson, 557th Weather Wing commander, Col. Michael Manion, 55th Wing commander and Chief Master Sgt. Brian Kruzelnick, 55th Wing command chief, Col. Robert Billings, 595th Command and Control Group commander and Chief Master Sgt. Margaret Haldie, 595th Command and Control Group command chief show signs displaying their choice of charitable organizations after signing up at the kick-off of the 2017 Combined Federal Campaign on Nov. 21, 2017 at the Patriot Club on Offutt AFB, Neb. Kick off the season of giving with CFC
It’s officially time to 'Show Some Love' for the 2017 Combined Federal Campaign. While surviving endless lines to get the Black Friday deal of a lifetime, just remember there is a gift this time of year that can make more of an impact on a bigger scale.This impact has the potential to affect generations beyond the wrapping paper of a single
0 11/22
2017
U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Mark C. Nowland, 12th Air Force (Air Forces Southern) commander, hands the 557th Weather Wing guidon to U.S. Air Force Col. Steven Dickerson, during a change of command ceremony at the 557th WW Auditorium June 24 on Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska. Dickerson took command from U.S. Air Force Col. William Carle. (U.S. Air Force photo by Zachary Hada) Weather wing under new leadership
The 557th Weather Wing held a change of command ceremony in their auditorium June 24.U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Mark C. Nowland, 12th Air Force (Air Forces Southern) commander, presided over the event as U.S. Air Force Col. Steven Dickerson took command of the 557th WW from U.S. Air Force Col. William Carle.When searching through possible wing
0 6/29
2016
Samantha Strong-Henninger, meteorologist for the 557th weather wing, compares images for a dust study on Offutt Air Force Base, Neb., April 28, 2016. (U.S. Air Force photo by Jeff W. Gates) 557th meteorologist earns Weather Civilian of the Year
Air Force officials recently announced a member of the 557th Weather Wing as the Weather Civilian of the Year.Samantha Strong-Henninger, 16th Weather Squadron meteorologist, has been working for the 557th WW for three years."I began my career as an intern with the 557th WW, what was then the Air Force Weather Agency, on the Air Force Weather Web
0 4/29
2016
Pictured is a plaque of fallen weather warrior U.S. Air Force Capt. Nathan Nylander. They 557th Weather Wing hosted a remembrance ceremony for him April 27, 2016 in their auditorium. (U.S. Air Force photo by Josh Plueger) Fallen weather Airman honored
Members of the 557th Weather Wing gathered for a remembrance ceremony in honor of Capt. Nathan Nylander, a fallen weather Airman, April 27.Nylander was a weather officer with the 25th Operational Weather Squadron at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., who was killed in Afghanistan along with eight others during a shooting at Kabul International
0 4/29
2016
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