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  • Black History Month program scheduled

    The 55th Wing commander will host a Black History Month Program at the Warhawk Community Center at 11:30 a.m. on Feb. 25, 2020.
  • Media Advisory: Upcoming Readiness Exercise

    Offutt Air Force Base is scheduled to conduct an emergency response training exercise here, between Wednesday Dec. 11 and Friday, Dec. 13, 2019.
  • Media Advisory: Suspicious package at USSTRATCOM Gate 1

    A suspicious package was detected in a vehicle approximately 8:45 a.m. today at the USSTRATCOM Gate 1. The 55th Security Forces Squadron is working with the Omaha Police Department to investigate the incident. Anyone entering or departing the base should use the Kenney Gate until further notice.
  • Offutt Airman involved in incident

    An active duty member from Offutt Air Force Base and their spouse are dead following an incident
  • 2019 Defenders of Freedom Air & Space Show Cancelled

    The 2019 Defenders of Freedom Open House and Air Show has been cancelled. While the 55th Wing and our partner units are fully mission-capable, the recent flooding event affecting much of Nebraska has made hosting this year’s annual event untenable.
  • Offutt takes precautions with fuel storage area

    Out of an abundance of caution, Offutt Air Force Base officials have taken precautionary measures to
  • MEDIA ADVISORY: Remembering a hero

    The Great Plains Chief Petty Officer Association is scheduled to dedicate their Chief’s Mess to the memory of U.S. Navy veteran and former Omaha Public Schools teacher retired Chief Petty Officer John Sheeran at 10 a.m. Saturday, October 20, 2018 at Offutt Air Force Base.
  • MEDIA ADVISORY: Wreath-laying Ceremony at Lt. Jarvis Offutt’s Gravesite Today

    55th Wing and Royal Air Force members, along with members of the Offutt family, are scheduled to participate in wreath-laying ceremony at Omaha’s Forest Lawn Memorial Park (7909 Mormon Bridge Rd.) at 3 p.m., today, to honor the 100th anniversary of Offutt’s death in World War I.
  • MEDIA ADVISORY: Items of Interest at Offutt AFB (Aug. 9-13)

    Offutt is scheduled to host a number of events next week which your organizations may be interested in covering. Individual press releases will be issued concerning each event early next week, but, for planning purposes, I have listed them below. The forthcoming press releases will have in-depth details about the individual events.
  • Media Invited to Attend: Warrior CARE Event July 23-27

    The U.S. Air Force Wounded Warrior Program will host a Warrior CARE event at Offutt Air Force Base July 23-27, 2018.