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  • Royal Air Force flies with 82nd Reconnaissance Squadron

    For over a decade, the U.S. Air Force and the United Kingdom Royal Air Force have been partnering together to enhance crew training, technology development, maintenance and aircrew co-manning. This year marks the first time an RAF flight lieutenant was integrated into the RC-135 Rivet Joint program.

  • Every day is International Day of Friendship at 16th Air Force

    International Day of Friendship is about building bridges between communities to inspire peace, a day celebrated on July 30, 2023.16th Air Force continues to build bridges amongst our Allies and partners, and even provides them the opportunity to integrate directly into the organization’s

  • Maintainers improve quality of life at Offutt maintenance facility

    The historic 2019 flood decimated many buildings at Offutt Air Force Base, including the Bennie L. Davis maintenance facility. While most buildings were torn down to make way for new campuses, contractors gutted the Bennie Davis and began the rebuilding process, which allowed the maintainers to

  • U.S. Strategic Command stands up Joint EMS Operations Center

    U.S. Strategic Command officially stood up the Joint Electromagnetic Spectrum (EMS) Operations Center (JEC) during a ceremony at USSTRATCOM Headquarters on Offutt Air Force Base July 26, 2023.The JEC will serve as the heart of the Department of Defense's electromagnetic spectrum operations with the

  • 55th Operations Group establishes new detachment in Alaska

    In an effort to respond more quickly to long standing and ever-increasing combatant command and national intelligence requirements in the Indo-Pacific region, the 55th Operations Group Detachment 1 was recently established at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson.The new detachment will initially serve as

  • Offutt’s Operation Backpack bigger than ever

    Over 700 children are headed back to school with a new backpack filled to the brim with free school supplies after attending Operation Backpack July 20, 2023, at the Offutt Youth Center.Child and Youth Programs and several community partners provided backpacks and school supplies to children of

  • Exercise AGILE BLIZZARD UNIFIED VISION executes Agile Combat Employment

    TINKER AIR FORCE BASE, Okla. – “After decades of near-continuous combat operations, we must align Air Force processes and force presentation to better support readiness, the generation of combat power, and warfighting,” said Gen. Charles “CQ” Brown, Air Force Chief of Staff. “Innovative Airmen are

  • EX ABUV brings XCOMM, interoperability to Canada

    From June 9-22, 55 Airmen, contractors and civilians, from bases around the world operated out of only two deployment tents in Canada. With a small contingent of Airmen, the 55th Wing set up a main operating base performing communications, logistics and command & control in a semi-austere location

  • Mighty Medics welcome new commander

    The 55th Medical Group welcomed a new commander following a change of command ceremony at Offutt Air Force Base July 7, 2023.Col. Tracy Bozung accepted the guidon from Col. Christopher Backus during the ceremony at the Warhawk Community Center.

  • AFSVC announces 2023 Air Force Art Contest winners

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas – The Air Force Services Center announced the winners of the 2023 Air Force Art Contest July 11. “With over 1,400 entries this year, the judges had a challenging time deciding the top three in each of the categories,” said Debbie Southee, community programs

  • Air Force delays some PCSs, bonuses

    Higher-than-projected personnel costs are driving a shortfall in FY23 military personnel appropriation. This will have temporary consequences for PCSs, SRBs, and aviation bonuses.

  • 55th MSG under new leadership

    The 55th Mission Support Group is under new leadership following a change of command ceremony July 6, 2023. Col. Jasin Cooley relinquished command to Col. Patrick Kolesiak during the time-honored ceremony at the Offutt Fire Station.

  • Exercise AGILE BLIZZARD-UNIFIED VISION phase 2, Alaska

    Exercise AGILE BLIZZARD-UNIFIED VISION phase 2, an arctic based Agile Combat Employment exercise, took place June 10-13, 2023, providing the 55th and 35th Combat Communications Squadrons, Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, and 52nd Network Warfare Squadron, Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska, the

  • Offutt civilian nominated for BIG award

    The 16th Air Force nominated Ineisha Herrington, an Air Force Technical Applications Center field analysis technical advisor at Offutt Air Force Base, for the 2023 Blacks in Government military meritorious service award.

  • 55th Wing welcomes new Warhawk 01

    The 55th Wing officially welcomed its new leader during a change of command ceremony at Offutt Air Force Base June 22, 2023.Col. Mark Howard accepted the guidon from Col. Kristen Thompson during the tradition-filled ceremony at the Bennie L. Davis Maintenance Facility.