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  • 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.

  • VCSAF leads Air Force 75th anniversary celebration at College World Series

    The College World Series celebrated 75 years of the Air Force during its Heroes of the Heartland game at Charles Schwab Field in Omaha June 21, 2022. Gen. David W. Allvin, Vice Chief of Staff of the U.S. Air Force, attended the celebration that featured an F-16 flyover, national anthem performance

  • 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 personnel compete in body composition challenge

    The Offutt Health Promotion Office and the Offutt Field House developed a program called the Eight-Week Bod Pod Challenge. The contest is offered year-round and begins for each person when they have their first appointment.

  • Air Force announces winners of this year’s DAF art contest

    The Air Force Services Center recently announced the winners of this year’s Air Force Art Contest. More than 2,240 pieces of art submitted from over 1,600 participants of all ages who used a variety of media. After the month-long contest closed March 31, a team of judges evaluated each entrant’s

  • 97th IS builds camaraderie, morale with heritage room

    he 97th Intelligence Squadron celebrated the opening of their new heritage room inside Building D with a ribbon cutting ceremony May 26 at Offutt Air Force Base.The 97th IS worked within one of the 137 facilities lost in the 2019 flood and are working in Building D until their new facility is

  • Offutt hockey team to compete in Memorial Day tournament

    The Offutt Air Force Base Marauders will be participating in the 2022 Armed Services Hockey Association Memorial Day Weekend Tournament in Austin, Texas. The event is hosted yearly by the ASHA and the games will run from 26-30 May.

  • Offutt AFB hosts 'Battle of the Paws' K-9 competition

    The 55th Security Forces Squadron hosted “Battle of the Paws” during Police Week on May 19. The K-9 competition consisted of 13 teams, of 55th SFS and local law enforcement members who were judged on three categories; obedience, aggression, and detection.

  • Annual OAC Offutt Appreciation Day Picnic just around the corner

    The Offutt Advisory Council Offutt Appreciation Day Picnic returns to the Bellevue Berry Farm from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 3, 2022.Nearly 10,000 Team Offutt members are expected to attend the event, which had been a staple of the base calendar for more than 25 years prior to the pandemic, which

  • Tabletop exercise establishes BOS operations for Lead Wing

    The 55th Wing held a two-day base operations support tabletop exercise to identify the required manpower and equipment needed for a Lead Wing to operate against a near-peer adversary in a contested environment May 16-17. The team of about 50 NCOs and officers from across all base agencies ran

  • Flood rebuild efforts begin in earnest

    More than 2,500 contractor jobs are expected to be available over the next few years as work begins in earnest to rebuild portions of the installation damaged by the historic flood of 2019.The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Air Force Civil Engineering Center are the lead government

  • 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