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  • 49-year-old aircraft receives Black-Letter status

    Aircraft maintainers from the 755th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base recently achieved a feat rarely seen across the Air Force when one of their EC-130H Compass Call aircraft named Caesar received Black-Letter status for having zero discrepancies or inspections due

  • Offutt Airmen receive rare category achievement

    Members of the 55th Strategic Communications Squadron were recently recognized for their participation in a U.S. Strategic Command proof-of-concept initiative to deliver on a nuclear command and control communication effort. Senior Airman Taylor Bush, Senior Airman Alexandria Hancock and Senior

  • Hurlburt Wing takes ACE C2 to the next level for Lead Wings

    For almost a decade, U.S. defense officials have deemed the return of great-power competition to be the most significant challenge to U.S. national security. As a result, the Department of Defense's leadership is taking bigger and bolder steps to maintain the U.S. military and technological edge

  • 625th STOS helps AFGSC test ICBM launch

    A joint team of Air Force Global Strike Command Airmen and Navy personnel launched an unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile armed with a test reentry vehicle at Vandenberg Air Force Base, California, from an Airborne Launch Control System Aug. 16., 2022.

  • Out with the old, in with the new

    The 55th Wing and the Air Force Technical Applications Center said goodbye to an aging antique and welcomed its refreshed replacement during a ceremony at the Lincoln Airport Sept. 7, 2022.

  • New MILCON award progresses Offutt flood recovery operations

    TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. – Offutt Air Force Base, Neb., moved another step forward in its flood recovery operations with a design kickoff meeting for its sixth military construction (MILCON) award.The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers awarded nearly $75.9 million to M. A. Mortenson Company for the

  • University of Nebraska scholars to create app for Offutt pilots

    A group of University of Nebraska at Omaha students visited Offutt Air Force Base this summer to test out a flight simulator for an application they have been tasked to create. The students are recipients of the Walter Scott, Jr. Scholarship program and are pursuing degrees in a variety of science,

  • Offutt SERE specialist wins Air Force award

    The Air Force named Tech. Sgt. Ryan O’Rourke, 55th Operations Support Squadron Offutt survival, evasion, resistance and escape program flight chief, as the Air Force Special Warfare SERE Specialist Noncommissioned Officer of the Year in July 2022.

  • Air Force becomes a lifeline to future Airman

    On Aug. 1, 2021, Master Sgt. Justin Bullman, 100th Communications Squadron, nominated Tech. Sgt. Kayla Greavu, 55th Strategic Communications Squadron, for the Enlisted Force Exhibit in the National Museum of the Air Force at Wright-Patterson AFB, Dayton, Ohio. The exhibit is scheduled to open in

  • Offutt Junior Olympian strides toward her goals

    At just 13 years old, Jaiya Patillo has already competed and won against athletes in high school and college. She recently made history as the first middle schooler to compete against collegiate level athletes and win the South Dakota State University’s Last Chance track meet in February 2022.

  • Offutt’s AGE specialists are one of a kind

    Within the 55th Maintenance Squadron are nine personnel in the Aerospace Ground Equipment section. They are a special support section that maintains an important mission that is the only one of its kind in the Air Force.They are part of a program that began in the 80s when the Air Force’s four E-4Bs

  • 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