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  • 1st Weather Group holds change of command

    The 1st Weather Group held a change of command ceremony June 21, 2024, at Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska. During the ceremony, Col. Damon Vorhees relinquished command to Col. Kenneth Chilcoat.

  • 55th MSG under new leadership

    The 55th Mission Support Group is under new leadership following a change of command ceremony July 6, 2023. Col. Jasin Cooley relinquished command to Col. Patrick Kolesiak during the time-honored ceremony at the Offutt Fire Station.

  • 55th Wing welcomes new Warhawk 01

    The 55th Wing officially welcomed its new leader during a change of command ceremony at Offutt Air Force Base June 22, 2023.Col. Mark Howard accepted the guidon from Col. Kristen Thompson during the tradition-filled ceremony at the Bennie L. Davis Maintenance Facility.

  • 55th Electronic Combat Group welcomes first female commander

    The 55th Electronic Combat Group, a geographically separated unit of the 55th Wing, welcomed its first female commander during a change of command ceremony at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base July 29, 2022.Col. Melanie Olson accepted the guidon from Col. G. Michael Cundiff, Jr., with Col. Kristen

  • 55th Operations Group changes command

    The 55th Operations Group held a change of command ceremony June 30, 2022, at Offutt Air Force Base.Col. Derek Rachel assumed command from outgoing commander Col. John Litecky in a ceremony officiated by Col. Kristen Thompson, 55th Wing commander.

  • 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.

  • AF Week in Photos

    This week's photos feature Airmen from around the globe involved in activities supporting expeditionary operations and defending America. This weekly feature showcases the men and women of the Air Force.

  • Warhawks welcome new commander

    The Fightin’ Fifty-Fifth, the largest wing in Air Combat Command and the second largest in the U.S. Air Force, welcomed a new commander during a ceremony at the Offutt Parade Field June 22, 2020.

  • Haugh takes command of Twenty-Fifth Air Force

    Maj. Gen. Timothy D. Haugh assumed command of Twenty-Fifth Air Force from Maj. Gen. Mary F. O’Brien during a change of command ceremony presided over by Gen. Mike Holmes, Air Combat Command commander here, Aug. 29, 2019.

  • 55th Communications Group holds change of command ceremony

    Airmen of the 55th Communications Group witnessed a change of command ceremony July 10, 2019, at Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska. After having led the 55th CG since July 2017, Col. Corey Ramsby relinquished command to U.S. Air Force Col. Steven Wieland.

  • 595th Command and Control Group, NAOC Change Commands

    Both the 595th Command and Control Group and National Airborne Operations Center held their change of command ceremonies July 27, 2018, at Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska as a single commander assumed responsibility for both organizations.

  • 1st WXG holds change of command

    The 1st Weather Group welcomed a new commander during its change of command ceremony July 24, 2018, at Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska. Col. Travis Steen assumed command from outgoing commander Col. Thomas Blazek in a ceremony officiated by 557th Weather Wing Commander Col. Brian Pukall.

  • 55th Operations Group Change of Command

    The 55th Operations Group held its change of command ceremony July 13, 2018, at Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska.Col. Eric Paulson assumed command from outgoing commander Col. Joseph Santucci in a ceremony officiated by Col. Michael Manion, 55th Wing commander.The 55th OG is the largest operations

  • Fightin' Fifty-Fifth welcomes new commander

    The Fightin' Fifty-Fifth, Air Combat Command’s largest wing, welcomed a new commander during a change of command ceremony June 8.Col. Michael Manion assumed command of the 55th Wing from Col. Marty Reynolds during the time-honored military ceremony inside the Bennie Davis Maintenance Facility.Maj.

  • 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