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  • 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

  • A legacy of valor: The 95th RS remembers the Doolittle Raid

    Airmen assigned to the 95th Reconnaissance Squadron gathered to honor the heroic acts of those who served during the Doolittle Raid for the 80th anniversary of the mission. Six of the 16 aircraft flown during the Doolittle Raid belonged to the 95th RS’s predecessor, the 95th Bombardment Squadron.

  • Air Mobility Command reopens Space-Available travel

    SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. – As of 22 April, 2022, all restrictions on space-available (Space-A) travel have been lifted. The Office of the Under Secretary of Defense temporarily suspended most Space-A travel aboard Air Mobility Command and contracted aircraft, effective March 21, 2020 in order to

  • The Blueprint: Roadmap to Enlisted Force Development

    The Blueprint serves as a foundational document to link enlisted development — from entry to departure. This new document is one of 28 Enlisted Force Development Action Plan (EFD-AP) objectives focused on developing tomorrow’s enlisted Airmen … today.

  • Offutt leadership signs proclamation for Month of the Military Child

    Col. Mark Howard, 55th Wing vice commander, visited with children enrolled in the 55th Wing Child and Youth Program April 19, 2022, before signing a proclamation honoring the Month of the Military Child on Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska. Military-connected children are recognized and celebrated

  • DLIFLC awards first bachelor's degrees

    For the first time in the history of the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center, two graduates were awarded baccalaureate degrees in foreign language during a graduation ceremony held on Soldier Field on April 7, 2022.

  • AF Week in Photos

    This week's photos feature Airmenfrom around the globe involved in activities supporting expeditionaryoperations and defending America. This weekly feature showcases the menand women of the Air Force.

  • The Air Force’s first E-4B simulator is up and running

    E-4B pilots and flight engineers have a new way to accomplish training thanks to the delivery of a new E-4B-specific simulator. The milestone was commemorated during a ribbon-cutting ceremony at a facility in La Vista, Nebraska, April 14.