Commercial provider set to take over Offutt help desk services
by DoD News on January 16, 2020 at 10:29 pm
Beginning January 17, commercial contractor Unisys will take over help desk services for all
The Dream, still inspiring
by L. Cunningham on January 16, 2020 at 4:44 pm
“I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed; We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men are created equal…….I have a dream that my four little children will one day […]
Weather Airmen share mission at Rose Bowl event
by Paul Shirk on January 15, 2020 at 9:17 pm
As people prepared to celebrate the New Year’s holiday, five Airmen from units across the 557th Weather Wing journeyed to Pasadena, California. Their mission was to tell the Air Force Weather story at Live on Green!, a free entertainment and […]
OWA offers resources for service members
by Kendra Williams on January 14, 2020 at 1:40 pm
The Office of the Warrior Advocate is a program unique to Offutt Air Force Base, and currently the only one in the Air Force.
55th CES gets the OK for Travis Drive Repairs
by Kendra Williams on January 14, 2020 at 1:40 pm
Offutt Air Force Base, Neb--- The 55th Civil Engineer Squadron has allocated funds to make repairs on Travis Drive, which closed due to a 42 inch cavernous hole that was discovered under the road in July 2019.
Winter is here, be prepared for its wrath
by DoD News on January 9, 2020 at 5:44 pm
Winter is here and often in Nebraska it can be unpredictable, with frigid weather conditions crippling an entire region. Nebraska storms vary greatly depending on wind, temperature and precipitation, and are capable of causing light to moderate […]
Soar into health this New Year
by 55th Wing Public Affairs on January 3, 2020 at 10:26 pm
The Health Promotion office here is offering help in meeting New Year’s resolutions through a program that focuses on the main components of good health, physical activity, nutrition and sleep.
Offutt wreath ceremony: remembers, honors
by L. Cunningham on December 20, 2019 at 3:15 pm
The annual Wreaths Across America ceremony was held Dec. 14, 2019, at the Offutt Air Force Base cemetery. Wreaths now lean on each headstone, with eight ceremonial wreaths on large easels prominently placed at the front of the cemetery, honoring […]
Air Force Surgeon General visits Offutt’s mighty medics
by Charles J. Haymond on December 13, 2019 at 8:49 pm
The 55th Medical Group showcased their wide ranging capabilities and professional staff to the Air Force Surgeon General during her two-day visit here Dec. 9-10, 2019. Lt. Gen. Dorothy Hogg, Air Force Surgeon General, came to visit the Offutt […]
Media Advisory: Upcoming Readiness Exercise
by DoD News on December 11, 2019 at 7:34 pm
Offutt Air Force Base is scheduled to conduct an emergency response training exercise here, between Wednesday Dec. 11 and Friday, Dec. 13, 2019.
Media Advisory: Suspicious package at USSTRATCOM Gate 1
by DoD News on December 11, 2019 at 3:41 pm
A suspicious package was detected in a vehicle approximately 8:45 a.m. today at the USSTRATCOM Gate 1. The 55th Security Forces Squadron is working with the Omaha Police Department to investigate the incident. Anyone entering or departing the base […]
Community shows support through Operation Holiday Cheer
by DoD News on December 11, 2019 at 1:12 pm
Members of the Greater Bellevue Area Chamber of Commerce and more than 20 local businesses leaders came together to assemble gift bags as part of Operation Holiday Cheer at the Bellevue Volunteer Fire Department in Bellevue, Nebraska, Dec. 10, 2019.
Rivet Joint: On watch for 29 years
by Tech. Sgt. Darrell Dean on December 6, 2019 at 6:16 pm
Airmen assigned to the 763rd Expeditionary Reconnaissance Squadron recognized 29 years of continuous service in the U.S. Air Forces Central Command’s area of responsibility during a ceremony at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar on Nov. 23, 2019.
Offutt senior NCO seeks to develop new leaders
by Charles J. Haymond on December 6, 2019 at 4:31 pm
An Airman with experience in a wide variety of career fields from heavy equipment operator to recruiter, has taken on a new role as the career assistance advisor.
Appointments for TRICARE Plus patients will soon be limited
by DoD News on December 2, 2019 at 4:08 pm
The Ehrling Bergquist Clinic will soon be changing how appointments are scheduled in their Family Health and Family Medicine Residency clinics due to a loss of providers.
Flood recovery: 55th SFS office relocation
by Kendra Williams on November 26, 2019 at 4:30 pm
The 55th Security Forces Squadron staff is finally scheduled to relocate into 36 newly renovated office spaces in a base dormitory here Nov. 25, 2019.
Offutt Air Force Base Exchange Expands Shopping Privileges
by 55th Wing Public Affairs on November 26, 2019 at 3:24 pm
The Offutt Air Force Base Exchange will welcome home disabled Veterans, Purple Heart recipients and certain caregivers with in-store shopping privileges beginning Jan. 1.
Buildings reopen as flood restoration continues
by L. Cunningham on November 22, 2019 at 5:34 pm
Earlier this year historically high waters covered almost one-third of the base and caused damage to structures throughout the affected area. A long recovery process began when the waters finally receded and the 55th Civil Engineer Squadron was […]
Admiral Richard takes the helm, leads U.S. Strategic Command into the future
by DoD News on November 21, 2019 at 10:02 pm
U.S. Navy Adm. Charles “Chas” A. Richard took command of U.S. Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM) from U.S. Air Force Gen. John E. Hyten during a change of command ceremony at the USSTRATCOM Command and Control Facility today. As a former […]
Airman’s return to active duty fills need to serve country
by D.P. Heard on November 20, 2019 at 3:08 pm
In 1997, a young man enlisted in the U.S. Air Force. After basic and technical training and was stationed here. However, after achieving the rank of staff sergeant, he began to miss his family and decided he wanted to move closer to them.