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  • Offutt Sailors play Stockmen starters

    There is a new semi-professional football team in town, the Omaha Stockmen, and Team Offutt is supplying three of their star players, all Sailors from the Naval Operational Support Center - Omaha.As part of the Midwest Football Alliance, the first-year team, features Tyrone Ferguson, a running back and U.S. Navy Petty Officer Second Class, Deshawn
  • Maintaining the hunt

    This week marks the monumental quarter of a century anniversary for the 55th Wing's RC-135V/W Rivet Joint presence in the U.S. Central Command's area of responsibility. The 1960s aircraft provides invaluable intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance to the Armed Forces, in turn helping to ensure the troops make it home safely.None of this would
  • Honor Guard NCO makes uniform changes

    After investing approximately $500, Offutt's Honor Guard NCO in charge, has saved the Air Force more than $15,000 through his innovative uniform program.U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Christopher Burke's, 55th Wing Honor Guard NCOIC, vision came from the three years he spent at his last assignment prior to Offutt."When I first took over ... I quickly
  • Maintaining the hunt

    This week marks the monumental quarter of a century anniversary for the 55th Wing's RC-135V/W Rivet Joint presence in the U.S. Central Command's area of responsibility. The 1960s aircraft provides invaluable intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance to the Armed Forces, in turn helping to ensure the troops make it home safely.None of this would
  • Get your money back Offutt

    For more than a decade, one of Team Offutt's finest has been saving tax payers hundreds of thousands of dollars.Pamela Clark, 55th Wing Judge Advocate tax representative, and her posse of volunteers bring a unique complimentary service to the base year in and year out with the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance, or VITA, program. Last year they
  • Weather Airman heats up the stage as Latin percussionist

    Known for its ability to make listeners want to get up and move, Latin music is globally recognized for its upbeat tempo and captivating sounds."There is something about it that is electrifying," said U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Tomás Morales, 557th Weather Wing weather training developer. "The rhythms of the percussion section, sounds of the brass,
  • Out of the snow, into the sky

    It's around 7:30 a.m. on a frigid February morning in eastern Nebraska. The sun is just starting to peek over the Loess Hills, situated across the border in western Iowa. Thousands of people slowly make their way to jobs where they'll spend the workday in the comfortable confines of an office building. It's no different for the majority of
  • A Salute to Heritage

    There's a place in each of Offutt's flying squadrons where Airmen convene.  A place that adorns squadron history on its perimeter walls, which helps bond that unit's heritage from its past to its present. Photographed wingmen, forever exempt from time, are always in attendance from display cases. A place where squadron lineage is not
  • Mentorship, a story like no other

    The lights were dim and the atmosphere was relaxed at the Patriot Club on Dec. 16 as four Airmen shared their personal story in the inaugural story telling mentoring event called 'The Long and Short of it.'This was Offutt's first story tellers event and the subjects included seeking mental health assistance and the effects it has on the Air Force
  • Defense couriers continually deliver for 'no-fail' mission

    The warm colors of sunrise mock the transient crew members waiting on the eastern side of a hangar, the temperature stuck in the single digits.  The silence that accompanies such a deep freeze gives way to a faint chirp of rubber meeting cement as a C-12 aircraft arrives at Offutt Air Force Base, Neb.  Transient crew members assume their positions
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