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Offfutt Air Force Base is a non-public news gathering forum and as such, all civilian media must have approval and a Public Affairs escort prior to entering the base. The 55th Wing PA Media Operations team will make arrangements to meet civilian media prior to their arrival at the Offutt AFB.

Media interested in covering Offutt activities should call 402-294-3663 Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. to arrange for an escort and for detailed information regarding upcoming media opportunities. The office has a 24-hour on-call PA representative who can be reached by calling the 55th Wing Command Post at 402-294-3725.

Media Operations facilitates engagement and two-way communication with the service members and the media, which is often one of the most rapid and credible means of delivering the commander’s message. Remaining open, honest, and accessible to the maximum extent possible normally results in greater accuracy, context, and timeliness in communicating with internal and external audiences. Personnel assigned to Offutt whether permanent or deployed will coordinate all official media requests and queries through the 55 WG/PA office.

The 55th Wing Public Affair’s Media Operations office is available to help service members be a better, more confident, more prepared ambassador of the U.S. Air Force.

Comm: (402) 294-3663

DSN : 271-3663 

Email: 55WG.PA@us.af.mil

Press Releases

  • 2019 Defenders of Freedom Air & Space Show Cancelled

    The 2019 Defenders of Freedom Open House and Air Show has been cancelled. While the 55th Wing and our partner units are fully mission-capable, the recent flooding event affecting much of Nebraska has made hosting this year’s annual event untenable.
  • Offutt takes precautions with fuel storage area

    Out of an abundance of caution, Offutt Air Force Base officials have taken precautionary measures to
  • MEDIA ADVISORY: Remembering a hero

    The Great Plains Chief Petty Officer Association is scheduled to dedicate their Chief’s Mess to the memory of U.S. Navy veteran and former Omaha Public Schools teacher retired Chief Petty Officer John Sheeran at 10 a.m. Saturday, October 20, 2018 at Offutt Air Force Base.
  • MEDIA ADVISORY: Wreath-laying Ceremony at Lt. Jarvis Offutt’s Gravesite Today

    55th Wing and Royal Air Force members, along with members of the Offutt family, are scheduled to participate in wreath-laying ceremony at Omaha’s Forest Lawn Memorial Park (7909 Mormon Bridge Rd.) at 3 p.m., today, to honor the 100th anniversary of Offutt’s death in World War I.
  • MEDIA ADVISORY: Items of Interest at Offutt AFB (Aug. 9-13)

    Offutt is scheduled to host a number of events next week which your organizations may be interested in covering. Individual press releases will be issued concerning each event early next week, but, for planning purposes, I have listed them below. The forthcoming press releases will have in-depth details about the individual events.
  • Media Invited to Attend: Warrior CARE Event July 23-27

    The U.S. Air Force Wounded Warrior Program will host a Warrior CARE event at Offutt Air Force Base July 23-27, 2018.
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Biographies

55th Wing
Col. Michael H. Manion
55th Wing Commander

Col. Sherri J. LeVan
55th Wing Vice Commander

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557th Weather Wing
Col. Brian D. Pukall
557th WW Commander

Col. Richard E. Wagner
557th WW Vice Commander

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Offutt AFB Operator

Offutt Air Force Base Operator 
(402) 294-1110
DSN: 271-1110

Offutt AFB Public Affairs does not act as an operator service or base locator. We do not have the capability to redirect incoming calls to other offices.

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