• Navy MUSE team watch wraps up at Allman Maintenance Facility

    Naval Facilities Engineering and Expeditionary Warfare Center (NAVFAC EXWC) Mobile Utilities Support Equipment (MUSE) deployed two technicians Aug. 25-30, to conduct testing to ensure the equipment was ready for removal to its next destination.
  • Heartland of America Band: Soothing the savage beast

    What can soothe, inspire, console, and bring back memories from long ago? It can electrify your surroundings, and make a person start to dance. Some people say it can even soothe the savage soul. It is music and the talents of musicians as they perform for others.
  • 55th Communications Squadron seeks redesignation as 55th Cyber Squadron

    The 55th Communications Squadron recently met all objectives required by the Air Force’s Cyber Squadron Initiative and is seeking redesignation as the 55th Cyber Squadron.
  • Department of the Air Force releases reports on Racial Disparity Review update, second disparity review

    The Department of the Air Force released a progress update on the Inspector General Independent Racial Disparity Review and a second disparity review report Sept. 9.
  • Department of Defense Guidance for Coronavirus Disease 2019 Vaccination Attestation and Screening Testing for Unvaccinated Personnel

    Today, the Department of Defense released Force Health Protection Guidance (Supplement 23) which provides guidance for implementing additional force health protection and workplace safety measures directed by the White House Safer Federal Workforce Task Force to reduce the transmission of the virus that causes the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).
  • After seven years as FAO, new 755th OSS commander’s career comes full circle

    At first glance of the new 755th Operations Support Squadron commander’s biography, you quickly see his assignment makes a lot of sense given his many years within the EC-130 Compass Call and 55th Electronic Combat Group community. However, if you dig a little deeper, it’s pretty clear that Lt. Col. Kabir Rao has led anything but a standard career with the jammers. From his start as an EC-130 electronic warfare officer in initial qualification training in 2006 to accepting the 755th OSS guidon in 2021, there is a seven-year period where he served with the Air Force Foreign Area Officer program.
  • POW/MIA Remembrance Run

    Freedom and the liberties we enjoy come at a cost. The price is great. Imagine being held captive behind barbed wire in unsanitary conditions, while being severely tortured and starved. This nation’s commitment to resolve the fate of many Americans that were held as prisoners of war or classified as missing in action is represented by the POW/MIA flag.
  • 9/11 20th anniversary remembrance events to come

    This year marks the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks on U.S. soil. It is a time to remember the courage of so many firefighters, paramedics, New York policemen and New York’s Port Authority Officers that sacrificed their lives to save others, and a time to honor the memory of all those who perished at Shanksville, Pennsylvania, the Pentagon and the Twin Towers.
  • Fightin’ Fifty-Fifth marks 55 years at Offutt

    The 55th Wing will commemorate a unique anniversary as it marks 55 years at Offutt Air Force Base on Aug. 16, 2021.
  • SAC Museum receives stealth aircraft with help from 55th and 155th maintainers

    A team of Offutt and Lincoln Air National Guard maintainers from the 55th and 155th Maintenance Squadrons recently participated in a joint Crash Damaged Disabled Aircraft Recovery training exercise at the Strategic Air Command & Aerospace Museum in Ashland, where they assisted restoration specialists in the assembly of an F-117 Nighthawk.
  • I am part of Team 19

    “You are, essentially, a part of Team 19.”When I was initially informed I was assigned to document the first female chief master sergeant of the Air Force’s visit to my base, I shriveled into a tiny nervous ball.Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force JoAnne S. Bass flew into Lincoln Airport on one of Offutt Air Force Base’s aircraft, the E-4B National
  • ACC leadership team visits Team Offutt

    Air Combat Command’s leadership team saw how the Airmen of the 55th Wing and 557th Weather Wing play a crucial role in the defense of the nation during a visit to Offutt Air Force Base July 20-22, 2021.
  • 55th Mission Support Group welcomes new commander

    The 55th Mission Support Group held a change of command ceremony at the Offutt Fire Department on Offutt Air Force Base July 23, 2021.
  • 755th OSS instructs the future of the Air and Space Forces

    The 755th Operations Support Squadron hosted Air Combat Command’s Intelligence Non-Kinetic Course. The innovative course provides a core concept baseline for information warfare, which familiarizes intelligence analysts with non-kinetic touchpoints for potential integration throughout ACC and the intelligence community.
  • 55th MDG welcomes new commander

    The mighty medics of the 55th Medical Group welcomed a new commander during a change of command ceremony at Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska, on July 8.
  • Air Force delivers better fitting body armor for female defenders

    The 55th Security Forces Squadron recently issued new body armor to Offutt defenders. What makes this piece of safety equipment special is it was designed to better protect females. For years, female defenders have worn the standard tactical vest issued to them. These standard vests come in different chest sizes and are basically flat. They were not designed with the female body frame in mind.
  • 338th CTS uses VR to enhance their training

    The 55th Operations Group at Offutt Air Force Base is using new virtual reality equipment sent from the 16th Air Force to help them maintain their RC-135 training requirements.
  • Warhawks welcome new commander

    The Fightin’ Fifty-Fifth, the largest wing in Air Combat Command and the second largest in the U.S. Air Force, welcomed a new commander during a ceremony at the Offutt Parade Field June 22, 2020.
  • Military Working Dogs relocate to a new temporary home

    Four Military Working Dogs and their kennels were recently relocated to a temporary facility near the Satellite Pharmacy on Custer Dr. while awaiting the completion of permanent housing that is currently under construction.
  • Closer, But Not Done: Offutt Reaches another Milestone in its Flood Recovery

    A new mission crew simulator, called a Mission Crew Training System or simply MCTS, was revealed at Offutt Air Force Base May 12.