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Flyover Request

 

Requests for an Air Force flyover or static display can be made through the U.S. Air Force Aerial Events website: https://www.airshows.pa.hq.af.mil/PublicSite/index.cfm?fwa=home.
 

If your request is approved by the Air Force and FAA, please email the Offutt Air Force Base Public Affairs Community Engagement section at 55wg.pa@us.af.mil for further coordination. In your email, include the request number and email confirmation provided by the U.S. Air Force Aerial Events website.

Speaker Request

Official public appearances and speeches by military or civilian Air Force and Department of Defense personnel constitute an essential part of the Air Force outreach program in keeping the public informed. The 55th Wing, 557th Weather Wing and various other tenant units that make up the professionals at Offutt AFB, boast an array of experts, specialists and operators who can speak on a number of Air Force and DoD missions and career fields.

The Offutt Speakers Bureau, administered by 55th Wing Public Affairs, gives you a single point of contact to search for the speaker best-suited to your audience and event. The Speakers Bureau is comprised of outstanding, professional, well-spoken military members and DoD civilians of all ranks/grades, from a variety of backgrounds, with varying levels of training, experience and expertise, and who represent the diversity of the U.S. Military.

GUIDELINES

  • Fill out the Speaker Request Form and submit it at least 30 days in advance, but no earlier than 90 days.
  • Include in the request form as many details as possible: the scope and reach of the event, notable persons in attendance, media coverage, etc.

To request a speaker, click here.

Honor Guard

Offutt AFB Honor Guard
 

The mission of Offutt Air Force Base Honor Guard program is to employ, equip, and train Air Force members to provide professional military funeral honors for active duty, retired members and veterans of the U.S. Air Force.

Honors are performed in their 175 county area of responsibility spanning 100,000 square miles of Nebraska, Iowa and Kansas. The Base Honor Guard also performs time honored colors presentations at military ceremonies.

To request support from the Offutt AFB Honor Guard complete and sumbit the appropriate request form found below to OffuttHonorGuard@us.af.mil

Offutt Honor Guard request form

Offutt Military Funeral Honors request form.

Tour Information

The 55th Wing Public Affairs office is the primary contact of the installation tour program. For requests pertaining to U.S. Strategic Command submit an inquery here.

All official base tours must be approved through the PA office. The purpose of the tour program is to increase community leaders’ awareness and understanding of the Air Force’s role in national security.

Requirements and Limits:

  • Requests for base tours must be sent to the 55th Wing Public Affairs office no later than 60 days prior on a first come first serve basis.
  • Public affairs may limit the number of tours to no more than four per month on Thursdays, mission pending. The tour program is not available Saturdays, Sundays, ACC Down Days or Federal Holidays 
  • Tours are limited to 10-40 attendees, who belong to an organized group (i.e. ROTC, JROTC, Boy Scouts etc.), or the capacity of a single bus and a single vehicle with a minimum number of seats equal to the number of attendees plus one for the public affairs escort.
  • The minimum age of tour attendees is 12 years old.
  • Groups must provide all required Entry Authority List information no later than seven days prior to the event
  • All tours are limited to one day with the exception of ROTC visits.
  • Please make Public Affairs aware of any tour guests who are officers in the grade of O-6 or above as well as any distinguished persons, award winners, POWs, etc., who will be accompanying your tour.
  • Please notify us if any tour guests are not U.S. citizens.
  • All tours are subject to change or cancelation based on operational requirements.
  • Modified tours may be granted to those with limited mobility; however, this must be stated on the request form. If not stated, it is assumed that walking and stair climbing is not an issue. 

. NOTE: Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency tours are reserved for Community leaders, unless otherwise approved by the appropriate commanders. Job shadowing is permitted for ROTC and JROTC groups only, mission pending. The Offutt Exchange and Commissary are not eligible to be included under the tour program. To request a tour, please fill out the Offutt AFB Tour Request Form and e-mail it to: 55WG.PA@us.af.mil

Questions about base tours may be directed to the 55th WG/PA community engagement section at 294-3663.

Notice

Offutt AFB Public Affairs does not act as an operator service or base locator.

We do not have the capability to redirect incoming calls to other offices.

For telephone numbers, click here or call 402-294-1110.

Heartland of America Band

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The United States Air Force Heartland of America Band is a 15 - member unit that presents exciting and uplifting music to inspire patriotism and tell the Air Force story. From formal concerts in grand auditoriums to casual shows in the park, they demonstrate Air Force excellence and precision in every performance. Their mission also includes deployments where they collaborate with U.S. embassies to share America culture, build partnerships, develop relationships, and use music to motivate and unify coalition service members who are defending the region.      

As professional Airman, the United States Air Force Heartland of America Band honors our American military veterans for their selfless sacrifice at every performance, and shares the message of excellence, courage and commitment displayed every day by the brave men and women of the United States Air Force serving throughout the world.

The U.S. Air Force Heartland of America Band has a rich history of inspiring hearts and minds, building and sustaining American patriotism, and enhancing esprit de corps in the United States Air Force. It began as the 402nd Army Air Force Band on Feb. 1, 1943 at Ardmore Army Base, Okla.. After assignments at Andrews Field, Md. and Selfridge Air Force Base, Mi., it was eventually assigned to Strategic Air Command at Offutt Air Force Base, Neb. on Oct. 2, 1948, its home ever since. Officially inactivated on Aug. 1, 2013, it was re - designated as a named activity at Offutt and assigned to the USAF Heritage of America Band as Operating Location A.

To request Heartland of America Band Support, Click Here.

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Offutt AFB Operator

Offutt Air Force Base Operator 
(402) 294-1110
DSN: 271-1110

Offutt AFB Public Affairs does not act as an operator service or base locator. We do not have the capability to redirect incoming calls to other offices.

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