• Recon Raiders open new modular range with a bang

    The 55th Security Forces Squadron opened their new modular small arms range with a ribbon shooting ceremony May 11, 2023.The $5.2 million modular facility includes 14 firing lanes and a fully contained ballistic protection range, which can support the live firing requirements for most deployers and

  • Ground broken on new 55th SFS campus

    Almost four years after a devastating flood brought 720 million gallons of flood water onto the southeastern portion of the installation, ground was broken on the 55th Security Forces Squadron’s new campus March 9, 2023.

  • Offutt Airmen tryout for the Defender Challenge

    Four members of the 55th Security Forces Squadron tried out for the Defender Challenge Jan. 27, 2020 at Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska. The tryout was held to assess the defenders' physical fitness, endurance and tactical shooting in preparation for the 2020 Air Force Defender Challenge scheduled

  • Offutt reaffirms dedication to security

    Col. Mike Manion, 55th Wing commander, spoke to the importance of base security at a 55th Security Forces Squadron all call March 27, 2018, at Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska.Due to a recent uptick of security breaches at Air Force bases across the world, Chief of Staff of the Air Force Gen. David

  • Putting lifesaving skills to the test

    For one airman, a routine workout at the Offutt Field House turned into an opportunity to put his life saving skills to the test.  Airman 1st Class David Robb, 55th Security Forces Squadron elite guardsman, was starting his warm-up lap during his daily workout Nov. 15, 2017, when something caught

  • Base policy set for Small Unmanned Aircraft System use

    As the popularity of commercial, off-the-shelf remotely piloted aircraft, or drones, continue to increase, a policy has been established to ensure the safety and security of resources and personnel on base.These aircraft, which are designated as small unmanned aircraft systems, or sUAS by the

  • Making Offutt look good starts at the gate

    Members of the 55th Security Forces Association worked on the landscaping just outside the Kenney Gate May 10 as part of a base beautification project. “We do this annually because we care about making a good first impression,” said Senior Airman Kassandra Gomez, 55th Security Forces Squadron

  • FAST Leadership Leads to Air Force Level Award

    The dust boils in the slipstream of a C-130 Hercules at an undisclosed location as vital supplies are being delivered where the enemy shadows the innocent.   The war in Afghanistan may be over but Airmen are still there, sacrificing time with family and sometimes their very life to help protect the

  • Defenders team with local agencies to keep schools safe

    The 55th Security Forces Squadron is teaming with four Sarpy County law enforcement agencies to help keep local schools safe. A new initiative called TIPS, which stands for threat assessment, incident management and prevention services, was launched recently that will empower community members of