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  • Offutt squadron wins Air Force award

    The 55th Security Forces Squadron earned the Air Force Security Forces Squadron Outstanding Large Unit Award for 2021. The award recognizes their mission, base and community accomplishments.

  • Offutt AFB hosts 'Battle of the Paws' K-9 competition

    The 55th Security Forces Squadron hosted “Battle of the Paws” during Police Week on May 19. The K-9 competition consisted of 13 teams, of 55th SFS and local law enforcement members who were judged on three categories; obedience, aggression, and detection.

  • Women’s History Month spotlight: 55th SFS K-9 handlers

    The Women’s Armed Services Integration Act signed in 1948 allow women into the military in limited roles. This was expanded upon in the mid-1970’s allowing them into all career fields instead of being restricted to the administrative, clerical and nursing fields. Women were finally able to work in

  • Offutt dog handler gets valuable training during his MWD’s surgery

    While deployed in Kuwait in May with his military working dog (MWD), Staff Sgt. Steven Ramirez of the 55th Wing Security Forces Squadron felt a lump on his dog’s torso. Lumen, a 7-year-old bomb-sniffing dog, didn’t appear to be in any physical pain but Ramirez took him to see the veterinarian for an

  • Louie’s new beginning

    The 55th Security Forces Squadron Military Working Dog team at Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska, welcomed their newest addition Feb. 24, 2021. Louie, a two-year old black Labrador retriever became the newest member of Offutt’s MWD Section. This is the first time the Labrador retriever breed has been

  • Top Cop visits Offutt defenders

    The 55th Security Forces Squadron was on full display before the Air Force’s Top Cop during his one-day tour here Feb. 25, 2020.

  • Strength of a link, a defender’s way

    A defender, who’s 16-year career began fixated on checklists, compliance and career progression eventually discovered he was missing something. With the pressures building up at home and on the job he sought help from his command. He was introduced to the philosophy of the link and has since become