Mission

The Fightin' Fifty-Fifth

55th Wing Shield

Offutt Air Force Base hosts the 55th Wing. The wing's mission is to provide dominant intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance; electronic attack; command and control; and precision awareness to national leadership and warfighters across the spectrum of conflict any time, any place. One of the wing's units, the 55th Operations Group, operates 46 aircraft, including 13 models of seven different types.

Read the wing history fact sheet here.

55th Mission Support Group

The 55th Mission Support Group provides vital mission support for Offutt AFB through engineering, security, mission support, services, supply, transportation, contracting & deployment readiness programs. 

55th Communications Group

The 55th Communications Group provides worldwide command, control, communications and computer (C4) systems, information management and combat support to warfighting and national leadership. It also provides communications technology and support to the 55th Wing and 44 tenant units.

  • 55th Communications Squadron
  • 55th Strategic Communications Squadron

55th Maintenance Group

The 55th Maintenance Operations Squadron provides centralized direction of all maintenance staff functions providing support to world-wide aircraft reconnaissance missions.

 

The 55th Maintenance Squadron is a professional team maintaining combat-ready aircraft, equipment and munitions for the 55th Wing's mission.

 

The 55th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron is a group of 700 military and contractor technicians dedicated to providing mission capable intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance and national command and control aircraft and deployment teams to 12 squadrons in six countries.

55th Electronic Combat

The 55th Electronic Combat Group out of Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., provides combat-ready EC-130H Compass Call aircraft, crews, maintenance and operational support to combatant commanders.

  • 755 Operations Support Squadron
  • 755 Aircraft Maintenance Squadron
  • 41 Electronic Combat Sq
  • 41 Electronic Combat Sq Deployed
  • 43 Electronic Combat Sq
  • 43 Expeditionary Electronic Combat Sq (Deployed)

55th Medical Group

The 55th Medical Group serves 28K enrolled patients with extensive outpatient clinic capabilities, and ancillary support.

The clinic is closed 7:30 am - 12 p.m. on the third Thursday each month for readiness training. The Family Medicine Residency Clinic is closed all day on the third Thursday of the month for training. 

More information about the 55th Medical Group can be found at http://www.airforcemedicine.af.mil/MTF/Offutt/.

55th Operations Group

The 55th Operations Group, ACC’s largest group, has operational control over 11 squadrons and two detachments worldwide.  The Group consists of approximately 2,900 personnel and currently employs 29 aircraft comprised of 6 variants of the OC, WC, TC, & RC-135 aircraft.

History 

38th Reconnaissance Squadron 
45th Reconnaissance Squadron
55th Intelligence Support Squadron
55th Operations Support Squadron 
82nd Reconnaissance Squadron 
95th Reconnaissance Squadron 
97th Intelligence Squadron 
338th Combat Training Squadron 
343rd Reconnaissance Squadron 
488th Intelligence Squadron 
390th Intelligence Squadron