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  • Offutt recognizes Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month

    April is recognized as Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month and the Offutt Sexual Assault Prevention and Response office is hosting a number of events here during the month of April to highlight efforts to care for victims and to focus on prevention practices.For the fourth consecutive year, the SAPR office will host a Relay Race on the
  • War and Peace event highlights U.S, U.K. air forces anniversaries

    War and Peace, an event celebrating the 70th anniversary of the U.S. Air Force and the 100th anniversary of the U.K. Royal Air Force, is scheduled from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the Strategic Air Command and Aerospace Museum April 7.The U.S. Air Force and the RAF have a long history together and have shared local ties since 2011 when the Department of
  • Nebraska changes rule for military spouse educators

    The governor of Nebraska signed a rule change March 19, championed by one of Offutt’s own, which will make it easier for military spouses to teach immediately if they have recently arrived from out of state.
  • 95th RS honors fallen commanding officer, 100 years flying over Europe

    The 95th Aero Squadron received its first group of Nieuport 28 aircraft March 6, 1918, and its mechanics immediately went to work prepping them for battle. However, the aircraft were delivered without their machine guns.
  • Offutt celebrates Women’s History Month

    Team Offutt is recognizing Women’s History month during March with the theme, ‘Women in History.’“Women's History Month is an opportunity for everyone to appreciate the advances society has made in equal opportunity,” said Col. (Dr.) Samia Ochia, 55th Medical Group chief of medical staff.  “While we, as a society, still have challenges and barriers
  • (Commentary) Celebrating Black History on Offutt AFB

    Team Offutt will join bases around the world throughout February to celebrate diversity and pride during Black History Month.Multiple organizations across the base have scheduled events as part of the celebration. On Feb. 15, there will be a food sampling at the Commissary from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. On Feb. 23, 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m., the Patriot Club is
  • Pinworms reported at Child Development Center 2

    On Feb. 2, the Child Development Center 2 on base, reported to the 55th Medical Group they have had several children with pinworms. In response to the notification, the 55th MDG’s Pediatric and Public Health Clinic are working closely with the CDC 2 to ensure proper treatment of the children infected and are also providing educational material to
  • Renovated small arms range officially opens

    After more than five years without a proper firing range on base, 55th Wing leadership shot the ribbon on the renovated indoor small arms range during a ceremony here Jan. 29.The upgraded $6.5 million facility is 16,200 square feet and provides a completely enclosed interior range with 21 firing positions, state-of-the-art target retrieval system,
  • Ethics 101: Off Duty Employment

    Many Airmen find themselves looking to pursue off-duty employment in conjunction with their full time military duties. In many cases, these opportunities allow for Airmen to expand their knowledge in fields outside of their normal military duties. As such, everyone from the Airman entrepreneur trying to develop and sell their own App, to the Airman
  • Fightin’ Fifty-Fifth unveils War Hawks logo

    The War Hawks logo was officially unveiled by the 55th Wing commander during a staff meeting here Jan. 25. The War Hawks name was chosen by Col. Michael Manion, 55th Wing commander, in the months following his change of command on June 8, 2017.
  • Just Rollin' at the Offutt Field House

    Luke Iverson and his brother Lane, sons of Master Sgt. Mike Iverson, 55th Security Forces Squadron flight chief, compete with one another to be the last sibling standing on the Key Log at the base lap-pool located in the Offutt Field House on Jan. 13, 2018. The Key Log is a synthetic log filled with water to replicate a traditional cedar log used
  • Weight Loss Challenge for the New Year

    Health Promotions is proud to announce, starting in January, they will be conducting their inaugural Four Week Weight Loss Warrior Challenge.  This program will provide education, support, accountability and challenges for individuals to lose weight.  It will feature an individual as well as team component to stir the competitive spirit.  “There
  • Operation Holiday Cheer arrives at Offutt

    Volunteers from the Bellevue-Offutt community volunteered their morning on Dec. 6 to stuff bags at the Olde Towne Bellevue Firefighters Hall to bring sweet joy to the Airmen of Team Offutt.There were more than 40 volunteers who showed up, filling more than 500 bags with a variety of sweet treats for the residents of Offutt's dormitories. Once
  • Putting lifesaving skills to the test

    For one airman, a routine workout at the Offutt Field House turned into an opportunity to put his life saving skills to the test.  Airman 1st Class David Robb, 55th Security Forces Squadron elite guardsman, was starting his warm-up lap during his daily workout Nov. 15, 2017, when something caught his attention. Robb saw enlisted and civilian gym
  • Offutt’s Tactical Air Navigation System upgraded

    The Tactical Air Navigation System, or TACAN, located on the flightline here, was replaced and upgraded as part of an Air Force wide $43M modernization project Nov. 29.The TACAN is a beacon for aircraft within 200 nautical miles of the system providing aircrew the proper bearing and distance to assist them for their return flight to base.The new
  • Free courses being offered to improve child development

    Beginning next year, free specialized parenting courses will be offered to Offutt parents through the Offutt Family Advocacy Program.
  • Whooping cough cases reported locally

    The Sarpy County Health Department was contacted and confirmed Pertussis infection, better known as whooping cough, in four local high school students on Nov. 28.As a result, the health department recommended that students, staff and individuals who have an increased risk of infection should be treated, including those who are unvaccinated, small
  • Medical Group seeking volunteers for new advisory council

    The 55th Medical Group is seeking volunteers to participate in their new Patient and Family Advisory Council, or PFAC.The council will consist of 10 - 12 volunteers to include a combination of active duty, retirees, military family members and Ehrling Bergquist Clinic staff members.“We are very excited to get the PFAC underway, but first we need a
  • Kick off the season of giving with CFC

    It’s officially time to 'Show Some Love' for the 2017 Combined Federal Campaign. While surviving endless lines to get the Black Friday deal of a lifetime, just remember there is a gift this time of year that can make more of an impact on a bigger scale.This impact has the potential to affect generations beyond the wrapping paper of a single
  • Civilian employees now have access to assistance

    A program designed to help civilian employees better manage their work and personal responsibilities and reach higher levels of achievement and satisfaction has been launched.The Employee Assistance Program, or EAP, is designed to help civilian employees with financial, legal and counseling services, health and wellness presentations, EAP
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