• Christmas Tree Lighting

    Team Offutt gathered at the Patriot Club for the Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Event Dec. 6, 2018.
  • Angels needed for Offutt families

    With the holidays fast approaching, the 55th Wing Chapel is partnering up with base first sergeants to support the Angel Tree program.
  • Community program offers “Home Away From Home”

    A support program was launched in September 2018 by the SAC Foundation that will provide new opportunities for first-term Team Offutt service members to connect with families in the local community.
  • Community brings holiday cheer to dormitories

    Volunteers from the Bellevue-Offutt community gathered together to assemble gift bags Dec. 6 at the Bellevue Volunteer Fire Department as part of Operation Holiday Cheer.
  • Base, local community donate to Tyndall AFB evacuees

    Team Offutt and the local community rallied together to collect donations for Airmen and their families who were displaced from Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, by Hurricane Michael.
  • Sweet Adeline heals captain

    While stationed thousands of miles from home in Alaska, one Air Force officer received the heart breaking news that her sister had been murdered. It was her love for music that she credits for beginning to heal.
  • 25th OWS celebrates 75th anniversary

    Surrounded by historic aircraft in the main hangar of the Pima Air and Space Museum in Tucson, Arizona, the 25th Operational Weather Squadron celebrated its 75th anniversary Nov. 2, 2018. Originally known as the 25th Weather Squadron, the unit provided weather support to Army and Army Air Corps units operating and training throughout the Northeastern U.S. from an office building on New York’s Long Island.
  • Mental health providers, leadership partner for deployment resiliency, readiness

    Deployed mental health providers work closely with leadership to help maintain warfighter resiliency and readiness. Service members are away from their usual support systems during deployment, and because the environment and stress puts them in unusual situations, they require innovative and flexible forms of mental health care.
  • Turn stress into strength this holiday season

    The holiday season presents opportunities to engage in multiple forms of resiliency. Engaging in close relationships, practicing gratitude, and participating in religious activities that promote spirituality are often helpful aspects of the holidays. However, the holidays may also create stressors that are unique to this time of year.
  • Combined Federal Campaign kicks-off

    There is an easy way to make a difference, locally, nationally and internationally, by clicking here. It is called the Combined Federal Campaign - established by a Presidential Executive Order in 1962 by President John F. Kennedy, it is the world’s largest and most successful annual workplace charity campaign.
  • Christmas tree lighting welcomes the holiday season

     The Offutt’s Annual Christmas Tree Lightning celebration is scheduled for Dec. 6, 2018, from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Patriot Club. Anyone with base access may register for the free event by clicking here. Festivities begin with the tree lighting ceremony. Afterwards, Santa and Mrs. Claus will arrive to welcome the crowd inside. Attendees may enjoy
  • Team Offutt announces Maintenance Professionals of the Year

    The 55th Maintenance Group and the 595th Command and Control Group held their 2018 Maintenance Professionals of the Year ceremonies Nov. 9 and 16, respectively at Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska. The event recognizes the achievements of top performers from the maintenance career field who support and enable the mission. “The MPOY is a special time
  • 7 Steps for cold weather preparation

     As Nebraska enters the winter months, frigid weather conditions become more frequent.Offutt personnel should prepare themselves and their families for the hazards of cold, snow and ice. 1.Test Your Carbon Monoxide DetectorsCarbon monoxide is an odorless gas given off by gas furnaces, cars, charcoal grills, propane stoves and portable generators
  • Warhawks bring aid to hurricane-devastated Tyndall

    On October 10, 2018, Hurricane Michael, a category four storm, blew through Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, and its surrounding communities leaving behind catastrophic damage.  Fortunately, minus the ride-out team of approximately 100 personnel, everyone was evacuated before Michael hit. Despite the storms departure, many members of Team Tyndall
  • RC-135 RIVET JOINT to relocate to RAF Fairford

    The U.S. Air Force’s 95th Reconnaissance Squadron and 488th Intelligence Squadron will relocate its RC-135 RIVET JOINT mission from RAF Mildenhall to RAF Fairford as part of the European Infrastructure Consolidation.
  • AF Safety goes mobile

    Air Force Safety Center released a mobile version of the Airman Safety App enabling Airmen at installations Air Force wide to voluntarily report safety issues with their devices as they encounter them.
  • Omaha Lancers host Offutt AFB Night

    The Omaha Lancers junior ice hockey team celebrated Veterans Day by hosting its inaugural Offutt Air Force Base Night at Ralston Arena where they defeated the RoughRiders from Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Nov. 11, 2018.Hundreds of service members and their families with ties to the installation experienced a close game, as the Lancers overcame deficits of
  • 2nd WSS visits veterans at hospital

    Airmen from the 2nd Weather Support Squadron took time to give back to the community by visiting with veterans at the Omaha Veterans Affairs Medical Center Oct. 26, 2018. The Airmen visited with veterans, at both the in-patient and out-patient areas of the hospital, whose military careers went back as far as World War II.
  • Offutt AFB Youth program joins local schools in training event

    Offutt AFB Youth Programs, LeMay Elementary, Peter Sarpy Elementary and Patriot Elementary were the recipients of Military Child Education Coalition training last week, entitled elementary Student 2 Student, or eS2S, at the Beardmore Event Center in Bellevue, Nebraska.eS2S is designed to increase awareness of and address school transitions
  • 2 WS shares Halloween down under

    On Halloween, nearly 430 people from Exmouth – a town of about 2,000 located on Western Australia’s Northwest coast – visited a haunted house built by Airmen from 2nd Weather Squadron’s Detachment 1. The popularity of the detachment’s haunted house is underscored by the fact that Australia isn’t known for celebrating Halloween, however, its popularity has been on the rise in recent years.