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  • Offutt 1 of 7 bases testing Integrated Response Co-Location Pilot program

    As part of an Air Force pilot program to centralize and simplify advocacy, response and support services, the Offutt Integrated Response Center officially opened its doors Aug. 15, 2022.The pilot program will evaluate the effectiveness of a new, more holistic approach for responding to and assisting

  • 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

  • Offutt celebrates Independence Day with Patriot Fest

    Team Offutt personnel kicked off their Independence Day holiday weekend with Patriot Fest on July 2, 2022, thanks to the efforts of Air Force Entertainment, the 55th Force Support Squadron and dozens of Team Offutt, AFE and community workers and volunteers.

  • 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.

  • Patriot Fest coming to Offutt

    Air Force Entertainment Live Stage productions is bringing Patriot Fest to Offutt AFB on July 2. The event will take place on the parade grounds.

  • 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.

  • Auburn Tigers baseball team visits Offutt

    The Auburn Tigers baseball team visited Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska, on June 16, 2022, as part of the College World Series. Offutt has hosted a team every year that the CWS has been in Omaha, Nebraska. The Tigers had lunch, toured the fire department, and viewed a military working dog

  • Offutt continues to influence local economy

    What was originally established by the U.S. Army as Fort Crook 128 years ago with just a few hundred Soldiers has today become one of the driving forces for the Nebraska economy. According to the latest economic impact statement for fiscal year 2021 produced by the 55th Comptroller Squadron, what is

  • A legacy of valor: The 95th RS remembers the Doolittle Raid

    Airmen assigned to the 95th Reconnaissance Squadron gathered to honor the heroic acts of those who served during the Doolittle Raid for the 80th anniversary of the mission. Six of the 16 aircraft flown during the Doolittle Raid belonged to the 95th RS’s predecessor, the 95th Bombardment Squadron.

  • Offutt leadership signs proclamation for Month of the Military Child

    Col. Mark Howard, 55th Wing vice commander, visited with children enrolled in the 55th Wing Child and Youth Program April 19, 2022, before signing a proclamation honoring the Month of the Military Child on Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska. Military-connected children are recognized and celebrated