• Ehrling Bergquist Clinic parking lot repairs scheduled to begin May 21

    The Ehrling Bergquist Clinic parking lot is scheduled to undergo renovations beginning May 21.
  • Air Force transitions to a single combat uniform

    Air Force leaders announced the service will move to a single combat utility uniform, adopting the Operational Camouflage Pattern, or OCP, already in use by the Army and Airmen in combat zones and in certain jobs across the Air Force.
  • Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

    Offutt Air Force Base is celebrating Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month with events at various on-base facilities throughout May.“The purpose of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage month is to step back and recognize the contributions their cultures have made in America,” said Master Sgt. Courtney Bailey, 55th Wing
  • Nurses, Medical Technicians Week: Inspire, Innovate, and Influence

    The nurses and medical technicians of the Fighting Fifty-Fifth’s, Ehrling Bergquist Clinic are celebrating Nurses and Medical Technician Week  May 7-11, 2018 at Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska.This year’s theme, as declared by the American Nurses’ Association, is Inspire, Innovate, and Influence. The annual observance dates back to 1954, when
  • Less than 100 days to 2018 Defenders of Freedom Air & Space Show

    In less than 100 days, an estimated 200,000 spectators will fill Offutt’s ramp while some of the most advanced aircraft in the world maneuver in the skies above.
  • 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.
  • AF announces changes to Courses 14 and 15

    Effective immediately, Air Force officials have removed the requirement to complete Courses 14 and 15 for all Airmen serving in the active component. Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve Airmen will have the option to complete their enlisted professional military education through distance learning or in-residence attendance.
  • Aerospace Education Day for the CAP

    Members of the Civil Air Patrol had an Aerospace Education Day hosted by units assigned to Offutt AFB and the Gen. Curtis E Lemay, Offutt Composite Squadron on March 24.  In total more than 70 members from local Civil Air Patrol units, to include the Omaha Composite Squadron, 99th Pursuit Composite Squadron, Burke High School Cadet Squadron and
  • Offutt maintainers support Royal Air Force during two week training opportunity

    Four maintainers from the 55th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron and 55th Maintenance Squadron recently traveled across the pond to work side-by-side with their counterparts from the Royal Air Force’s 51 Squadron.The two week exercise was an opportunity to expand upon the co-manning process for both fighting forces as they provide support to the U.S.
  • Artificial intelligence proves beneficial for ISR data interpretation

    The 526th Intelligence Squadron at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, hosted an Artificial Intelligence and Design Thinking seminar at AFWERX Vegas.
  • AFPC adopting innovative officer assignment system IT platform

    Talent Marketplace is an innovative technological platform supporting the officer assignment system that aims to increase flexibility and transparency for officers and commanders. It is the final piece of the revised officer assignment system triad, which includes advanced assignment notification to commanders and the transition from three to two assignment cycles each year.
  • Multi-domain innovation finds tactical edge through failures, successes

    New technology brings with it new opportunities to embrace and challenges to overcome. In finding solutions to the latest operational challenges, Airmen may not be successful on their first attempt, and that’s OK.
  • Runway Run open for registration– new date, length

    The Bellevue-Offutt Runway Run, traditionally 7 miles long and held Mother’s Day weekend, is now scheduled for May 12 at 7 a.m. with a distance of 3.1 miles.The run starts at the Lied Activity Center in Bellevue, Neb., continues onto Offutt, where runners turn around on the runway and return to the center.Additionally, a 1-mile family fun run and
  • 595th C2G launches suggestion app

    The 595th Command and Control Group at Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska, recently introduced a suggestion app, allowing members of the group to send suggestions and feedback directly to group leadership.The app allows Airmen and civilians at all levels of the group to submit comments anonymously, which the group hopes will encourage honest
  • Air Force OSI recruiting NCOs

    The Air Force Office of Special Investigations is responsible for investigating major crimes and conducting counterintelligence efforts against terrorist and foreign intelligence organizations.With more than 2,700 members, AFOSI has been the Air Force's major investigative service since August, 1948 and is currently seeking exceptional
  • Warhawk contracting squadron named best in Air Force

    The 55th Contracting Squadron was recently recognized as the best in the service when it earned the Outstanding Operational Contracting Unit Award (Large) for 2017.
  • Commemorating partnerships with War and Peace event

    Col. Michael Manion, 55th Wing commander, gives opening remarks to a crowd during the War and Peace event commemorating the 70th anniversary of the U.S. Air Force and 100th anniversary of the U.K. Royal Air Force ceremony on April 7, 2018 inside the Strategic Air and Space Museum in Ashland, Nebraska. The U.S. Air Force and the RAF have a long
  • 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
  • Upgrading the fuel structure in the AOR with experience and a strong work ethic

    The 386th Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron’s fuels management flight is responsible for supplying approximately 150,000 gallons of fuel a day supporting Operation Inherent Resolve. The POL team works tirelessly to improve fuel efficiency, saving the Defense Logistics Agency and U.S. Air Force time and money. Maintenance upgrades to the fuel distribution structure is currently underway with a plan to redesign the system for effective expeditionary results.
  • Air Force lab puts medical devices through their paces

    “We break stuff,” said Lt. Col. Brandi Ritter, chief of the Air Force Medical Evaluation Support Activity, showing off the facility where her unit tests the devices medical Airmen use to complete their mission.