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  • 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 Goldfein directed installation commanders to
  • 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 his attention. Robb saw enlisted and civilian gym
  • Defenders capabilities grow to counter increased Small Unmanned Aircraft System use

    In an effort to counter the increased use of the Small Unmanned Aircraft System, or sUAS, the 55th Security Forces Squadron has grown their capabilities to help ensure the safety and security of base personnel and resources.The 55th SFS now has the ability to stop any unauthorized sUAS that cross Offutt's airspace or boundaries through a number of
  • 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 Department of Defense and the Federal Aviation Administration, are unmanned aircraft weighing less than 55 pounds.
  • 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 quality control evaluator and 55th SFA member.  “This is
  • 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 Afghan people.   In the process of service before
  • 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 all ages, particularly youth, to report concerning
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