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  • Offutt AFB memorializes Rivet Amber crew

    The 45th Reconnaissance Squadron unveiled a new memorial for the crew of Rivet Amber call sign Irene 92 during a ceremony at Offutt Air Force Base Sept. 15, 2023.

  • 2023 Air Force Photo Contest launches Sept. 15

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas -- Photographers of all ages and experience, get your cameras ready for the annual Air Force Photo Contest set to launch Sept. 15!  The theme for this year’s contest, which runs through Nov. 14, is “101 Days of Summer.”  “We’ve been asking patrons since June to

  • CSAF Visits Team Offutt

    Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. CQ Brown, Jr., visited with Airmen from across Team Offutt, Sept. 6-7, 2023. During his two-day visit he coined high performers and visited U.S. Strategic Command.

  • 55th Cyber Squadron makes ‘paws’-itive impact in Omaha

    The 55th Cyber Squadron donated blankets and towels to the Nebraska Humane Society in Omaha Aug. 17, 2023.The squadron booster club members met early in the year to discuss ideas for possible service projects, including a towel drive for the NHS. Airman 1st Class Jaclyn Johnston, 55th CS data center

  • Retiree Appreciation Day returns to Offutt

    Retiree Appreciation Day is back!For the first time since 2019, Team Offutt will host the Retiree Appreciation Day from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. Oct. 14, 2023, at the Offutt Exchange.

  • Agile Spartan 23.2: RJ’s stay on watch

    In a dynamic display of agility and combat effectiveness, the U.S. Air Force Boeing RC-135 Rivet Joint assigned to the 763rd Expeditionary Reconnaissance Squadron at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, recently showcased its indispensable role during Operation Agile Spartan, Aug. 18-23, 2023.

  • Offutt maintainer’s innovation saves time, money

    Tech Sgt. Justin Boettger, 55th Maintenance Squadron aircraft structural maintenance section chief at Offutt Air Force Base, recently created a rivet set adapter to be used with a slotted drive shaft rotary hammer.

  • Offutt F.C. ready for Defenders Cup

    Offutt F.C. will once again head to San Antonio, Texas, over Labor Day weekend with hopes of capturing the Defenders Cup, an annual military soccer tournament.

  • Kicking Mules validate, verify hot refueling procedures

    The 95th Reconnaissance Squadron validated and verified recently developed RC-135 hot refueling procedures at Royal Air Force Mildenhall, England, Aug. 14, 2023.Hot refueling is when an aircraft is refueled after landing and parking, while also leaving an engine running.“This was part of a larger

  • Royal Air Force flies with 82nd Reconnaissance Squadron

    For over a decade, the U.S. Air Force and the United Kingdom Royal Air Force have been partnering together to enhance crew training, technology development, maintenance and aircrew co-manning. This year marks the first time an RAF flight lieutenant was integrated into the RC-135 Rivet Joint program.

  • Every day is International Day of Friendship at 16th Air Force

    International Day of Friendship is about building bridges between communities to inspire peace, a day celebrated on July 30, 2023.16th Air Force continues to build bridges amongst our Allies and partners, and even provides them the opportunity to integrate directly into the organization’s

  • Maintainers improve quality of life at Offutt maintenance facility

    The historic 2019 flood decimated many buildings at Offutt Air Force Base, including the Bennie L. Davis maintenance facility. While most buildings were torn down to make way for new campuses, contractors gutted the Bennie Davis and began the rebuilding process, which allowed the maintainers to

  • U.S. Strategic Command stands up Joint EMS Operations Center

    U.S. Strategic Command officially stood up the Joint Electromagnetic Spectrum (EMS) Operations Center (JEC) during a ceremony at USSTRATCOM Headquarters on Offutt Air Force Base July 26, 2023.The JEC will serve as the heart of the Department of Defense's electromagnetic spectrum operations with the

  • 55th Operations Group establishes new detachment in Alaska

    In an effort to respond more quickly to long standing and ever-increasing combatant command and national intelligence requirements in the Indo-Pacific region, the 55th Operations Group Detachment 1 was recently established at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson.The new detachment will initially serve as