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  • Mind, spirit, body connection key to martial arts, life successes

    The relationship between the mind, body and spirit to overall health and happiness is well documented -- just stop by any library or bookstore self-help section and you'll see volumes on the subject. For one Offutt warrior, the understanding of that connection started early and not by simply cracking a book.Tech. Sgt. Michael Munyon is a 55th
  • MXS flight provides lifeblood to aircraft

    Although it takes many people and organizations to keep Offutt aircraft flying, there is only one small group of professionals who provide the needed lifeblood - JP-8 jet fuel.That's the responsibility of the 55th Maintenance Squadron's Fuels Management Flight, otherwise known as Petroleum, Oils and Lubricants, or POL.Senior Master Sgt. Patrick
  • March is National Kidney Month

    You might be wondering, "What do my kidneys do that's so important that there is a whole month to raise awareness about them?" They do much more than people may realize. Kidneys:· Remove waste products from the body · Balance the body's fluids · Control blood pressure · Regulate the body's mineral and acidity levels · Activate vitamin D to regulate
  • Nutrition made easy

    Now that the weather is finally warming up, it's time to make it outside, become more active and work on that recurring New Year's resolution of getting in better shape. Being healthy isn't just about going to the gym and working out. It begins with eating right, and March just happens to be National Nutrition Month. Here are some easy-to-follow
  • Airfield managers keep Offutt flying operations safe

    Whether here in America's Heartland or in a barren desert in the middle of Southwest Asia, airfield managers like those assigned to Offutt's 55th Operations Support Squadron are instrumental in our Air Force's ability to "fly, fight and win." The airfield management team here is responsible for the overall management of the Offutt airfield and
  • Space-A flights easy on the wallet

    Many people have heard the phrase, "if it's free, then it's too good to be true." For many team Offutt members, however, that's not the case with space available travel. As a military member, family member or military retiree, Space-A may be a great travel option at little to no cost. With a little research you can get to where you want to go and
  • Offutt fire professionals trained, ready

    The professionals who make up the Offutt Fire Department are highly trained in a number of different specialties so they're ready to keep Team Offutt safe. Whether it's responding to an aircraft emergency or educating people on how to prevent household fires."When somebody calls 911, they want and expect to get somebody who is trained, professional
  • Sipping, snacking, tooth decay

    Many parents across the country issue a common refrain at dinner, "Eat that -- it's good for you." There's another old favorite in the parental arsenal of dietary warnings, "Don't eat that -- it'll rot your teeth." Now more than ever, children are faced with a bewildering array of food choices -- from fresh produce to sugar-laden processed
  • Tax center staff ready to provide free help with annual 'ritual'

    It's the start of a new year. For many Americans that means putting away holiday decorations, making resolutions and returning to work. For most Americans, it also means it's time to gather necessary forms and receipts for the Internal Revenue Service.Thanks to the IRS Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program, free assistance is available for most
  • Investigations section helps keep Offutt safe

    If your property is stolen or vandalized or someone you know has been assaulted there's a team within the 55th Security Forces Squadron with the expertise to help you. The 55th SFS Investigations Section investigates a wide variety of crimes including theft, assault and drug-related incidents.Corey D. Zimmer, chief of 55th SFS criminal