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  • Base, local community donate to Tyndall AFB evacuees

    Team Offutt and the local community rallied together to collect donations for Airmen and their families who were displaced from Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, by Hurricane Michael.
  • Christmas tree lighting welcomes the holiday season

     The Offutt’s Annual Christmas Tree Lightning celebration is scheduled for Dec. 6, 2018, from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Patriot Club. Anyone with base access may register for the free event by clicking here. Festivities begin with the tree lighting ceremony. Afterwards, Santa and Mrs. Claus will arrive to welcome the crowd inside. Attendees may enjoy
  • Omaha Lancers host Offutt AFB Night

    The Omaha Lancers junior ice hockey team celebrated Veterans Day by hosting its inaugural Offutt Air Force Base Night at Ralston Arena where they defeated the RoughRiders from Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Nov. 11, 2018.Hundreds of service members and their families with ties to the installation experienced a close game, as the Lancers overcame deficits of
  • Offutt AFB Youth program joins local schools in training event

    Offutt AFB Youth Programs, LeMay Elementary, Peter Sarpy Elementary and Patriot Elementary were the recipients of Military Child Education Coalition training last week, entitled elementary Student 2 Student, or eS2S, at the Beardmore Event Center in Bellevue, Nebraska.eS2S is designed to increase awareness of and address school transitions
  • Offutt, Bellevue Public Schools celebrate DoD Investment in National STEM Program for Bellevue Schools

    Gov. Pete Ricketts and Offutt AFB 55th Wing Commander Col. Michael H. Manion were among civic and military leaders who celebrated a $1.4 million grant on Tuesday from the U.S. Department of Defense to support advanced STEM education in Bellevue Public Schools.The grant will support the three-year College Readiness Program from the National Math and
  • 2018 Defenders of Freedom Air and Space Show

    After a one-year hiatus, Offutt’s Defenders of Freedom Air and Space Show, the largest joint service air show in the Midwest, returned to the Offutt flight line, Aug. 11-12, 2018. According to event organizers, more than 105,000 people attended the event that featured multiple aerial demonstrations as well as static aircraft displays, military working dog demonstrations and a variety of vendors and informational booths.
  • Air Force captain offers inspiration to high schoolers

    An executive officer assigned to the 38th Reconnaissance Squadron at Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska, created a scholarship program to reward high schoolers who create a positive impact in their communities and further their education. Recalling his experience as a teen in Rockford, Illinois, where he overcame tough neighborhoods and dangerous
  • Omaha Metro civic leaders visit Davis-Monthan

    The 55th Wing hosted seventeen civic leaders from Nebraska and Iowa on the Sun Never Sets Civic Leader Tour to Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona, May 8-9, 2018.The civic leader tour provided the 55th Wing an opportunity to further develop their community of supporters within the Omaha metropolitan area as well as reach out to others who have
  • Offutt’s Raptor Band reaches out to local students

    The U.S. Air Force Heartland of America Band’s Raptor ensemble took to the stage on April 13 at Aurora Public Schools to perform a concert for middle and high schoolers in Aurora, Neb. Raptor,  a rock band that consists of two vocalists, keyboard, guitar, drums and bass. Each of the musicians is a full-time, active-duty member of the Air Force with
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