Offutt Air Force Base
  • Offutt to host Wounded Warrior CARE Event

    Team Offutt will host a Warrior CARE event, sponsored by the U.S. Air Force Wounded Warrior Program, for more than 120 seriously wounded, ill or injured Total Force service members, their caregivers and familiesseriously or very seriously wounded, ill or injured Total Force service members, their caregivers and families, Sept. 19 - 22.CARE is an
  • VA to hold ceremony for new National Veteran’s Cemetery

    The Department of Veterans Affairs will formally dedicate the new Omaha National Cemetery in a ceremony at 10 a.m.2 Friday, Aug. 5 at the SumTur Amphitheater in Papillion, Nebraska. The ceremony at SumTur is open to the public and will include the unveiling of the dedication plaque. During the ceremony, the U.S. Air Force Heartland of America Band
  • Thunderbirds and Lightning at the Offutt Air Show

    Excitement is starting to build on Offutt Air Force Base, Neb., for a celebration involving aerial precision, advanced fighter aircraft, helicopters and even Stormtroopers as we await the Defenders of Freedom Open House and Air Show. Set to take place on July 30 and 31, the air show will feature many exciting acts including the U.S. Air Force
  • 95th Reconnaissance Squadron honors Doolittle Raider David Thatcher

    Doolittle Raider David Thatcher passed away Wednesday June 22, in Missoula, Montana. 4,566 miles away the following Friday members of the 95th Reconnaissance Squadron at RAF Mildenhall, England honored him and his legacy. The Doolittle Raid was in response to the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor caused minor damage to the Japanese home island, it was a huge morale boost to the American public after the surprise attack, Dec. 7, 1941.
  • Weather wing under new leadership

    The 557th Weather Wing held a change of command ceremony in their auditorium June 24.U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Mark C. Nowland, 12th Air Force (Air Forces Southern) commander, presided over the event as U.S. Air Force Col. Steven Dickerson took command of the 557th WW from U.S. Air Force Col. William Carle.When searching through possible wing
  • Willow Lakes Pro Shop revitalized for 2016 golf season

    Golfers playing a round at the Willow Lakes Golf Course may notice many new upgrades to the pro shop this season.The entrance, along with several other features of the golf shop, have been renovated to make the facility more user friendly and inviting to customers.“They’d come in and say how nice the golf course looked and then they’d come into the
  • Series of recent fires is reminder to practice fire safety

    After Offutt experienced four fires in less than a week, fire officials want to remind everyone to practice good fire safety habits. “It’s kind of rare to have this many fires,” said Deputy Fire Chief Bill Dudek. “We go through periods of years without any major fires; here we had four in a week. They’ve all been preventable.” According to Dudek,