• CSAF Visits Team Offutt

    Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. CQ Brown, Jr., visited with Airmen from across Team Offutt, Sept. 6-7, 2023. During his two-day visit he coined high performers and visited U.S. Strategic Command.

  • Offutt ADC: The best friend you never want

    Offutt’s Area Defense Counsel office is one of 67 ADC offices located in and outside the continental United States and is manned by a two-person team consisting of an attorney and a paralegal. This dedicated team works to answer questions and help military members through any adverse action they may

  • 55th Communications Group changes leadership

    The 55th Communications Group held a change of command ceremony June 23, 2022, at Offutt Air Force Base.After having led the 55th CG since July 2020, Col. Larry Fletcher relinquished command to Col. Matthew Hensley.

  • Rescue dogs help heal wounded warriors

    Muffled gunfire reverberates from an unknown location within the building; Peter’s unwavering gaze is focused on his partner’s ‘six’ - three weeks of training is about to be put to the test.The Omaha Gun Club is host to certified training sessions between military service dogs and their handlers and

  • Offutt Football Club to compete in 2019 Defender’s Cup

    The Offutt Football Club’s men’s varsity team is preparing for the 2019 Defender’s Cup National Military Soccer Tournament held at Joint Base San Antonio, Texas, from Aug. 30 to Sept. 2.The Defender’s Cup is a military soccer tournament that is open to any base- or post-level soccer team

  • Offutt runway closure delayed 10 months

    The 55th Wing’s runway replacement at Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska, has been pushed back from December 2019 to October 2020.The ten-month delay of the runway closure allows for demolition and earthwork to begin before winter. This sets up the program to be in the asphalt and concrete work phase

  • RASCAL restoring readiness, the Air Force way

    A Rapid Assistance Support for Calibration unit arrived at Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska, May 6, 2019, to re-establish the base’s capability to calibrate equipment, which was lost in the flood.RASCAL is a mobile Precision Measurement Equipment Laboratory intended for use worldwide where PMEL

  • Airman wins chance to perform at Omaha’s MAHA Music Festival

    It’s 7:08 p.m. and the rain, beyond the storefront window of the B Side Theatre, has subsided allowing the setting sun to brighten the dimly-lit confines of the Benson music hall in Omaha, Nebraska.Airman 1st Class Mario Foreman-Powell, a United States Air Force Heartland of America Band vocalist,

  • Event encourages Offutt women to empower one another

    Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska hosted its first Women’s empowerment seminar April 17, 2019. The seminar featured a panel of seven women who spoke on varied topics. “I wanted to bring together a diverse group of women from around base, to include not just military personnel, but civilians and

  • Offutt’s flood brings out the best

    At 11 a.m. on Friday, March 15, 2019, the 55th Wing leadership team met to discuss what needed to be accomplished to protect assets and facilities from possible flood waters that were creeping towards the installation.Using lessons learned from the 2011 flood, they knew that if the levy was breached

  • Offutt’s pavement team serve as unsung heroes

    Offutt’s pavement team has been working tirelessly since November keeping snow off the roads, patching potholes and a myriad of other duties to ensure the mission continues.And with a winter that included more than 50 inches of snow, they were not lacking for opportunities to excel.“We had the

  • Combat Arms range dangerous when red flag is raised

    The Offutt AFB small arms firing range is located in building 563 on Butler Blvd. For your safety, if the red streamer is displayed or a rotating red beacon is flashing, do not enter the facility or fenced in area unless escorted by Combat Arms personnel. Also, the fence line around the firing

  • 100 Black Women of Omaha inducts CGO

    U.S. Air Force 1st Lt. Valyn Beasley, 55th Medical Group practice manager healthcare administer, was born and raised in North Omaha, merely miles from Offutt Air Force Base. While stationed so close to home, she spends her time, not only mentoring those inside its gates, but also members of her

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Presentation kicks off domestic violence awareness month

    Team Offutt kicked off Domestic Violence Awareness Month by having a Riverside County, California investigator provide a presentation Oct. 2 entitled, “Missing You: The Relationship between Mass Homicides and Domestic Violence.”