OOSC treats 55 MDG to Chick-fil-A sandwiches
by DoD News on April 3, 2020 at 2:31 pm
Trish Hammond (center), an Offutt Officer’s Spouse’s Club member, helps deliver 382 Chick-fil-A
Offutt Chapel selected as Air Force 2019 Large Chapel Team Award winner
by Tech. Sgt. William A. O’Brien on April 3, 2020 at 1:44 pm
The 55th Wing Chapel Team has been selected as the winner of the 2019 Charles I. Carpenter Large Chapel Team Award. The award, named for the first chief of the Air Force Chaplain corps, recognizes the chapel team most committed to warfighter […]
Air Force releases grooming, fitness guidance during COVID-19
by DoD News on April 1, 2020 at 9:15 pm
In a message to Airmen March 31, Lt. Gen. Brian T. Kelly, Air Force deputy chief of staff for manpower, personnel and services, explained installation commanders have the authority to adjust standards as needed, while also encouraging Airmen to […]
Satellite pharmacy consolidates operations with E.B. Clinic
by DoD News on March 31, 2020 at 9:23 pm
In an effort to help control the spread of COVID-19, the Satellite Pharmacy located at the Offutt Exchange, will consolidate operations with the Ehrling Bergquist Clinic Thursday, April 2, 2020. All prescriptions will be picked up at the E.B. Clinic […]
Women’s History Month takes flight
by Charles J. Haymond on March 27, 2020 at 4:31 pm
Members of Team Offutt conducted a training flight composed of mostly women March 18, 2020, in honor of Women’s History Month.
Offutt Commissary dedicates first hour to retirees, high-risk individuals
by DoD News on March 25, 2020 at 11:27 pm
Starting Thursday, March 26, 2020, the Offutt Commissary will dedicate its first hour to Department of Defense retirees over the age of 65 and those who are high-risk for severe illness.
Satellite pharmacy transitions to curbside drop-off, pick-up only
by DoD News on March 25, 2020 at 11:01 pm
In an effort to help control the spread of COVID-19, the Satellite Pharmacy located at the Offutt Exchange will only allow curbside drop-off and pick-up of prescriptions starting Wednesday, March 25, 2020.
Offutt chaplains add virtual services amid pandemic
by DP Heard on March 20, 2020 at 4:54 pm
Following the directions of the President and Governor Ricketts, in response to the CoronaVirus pandemic, the base chapel here is changing the format of all worship services from in-person to virtual worshipping through the Offutt Facebook page.
Fightin’ Fifty-fifth launches AFAF campaign
by DoD News on March 19, 2020 at 3:29 pm
The annual Air Force Assistance Fund campaign began March 9 with the focus on Airmen helping each other through four affiliate charities. Offutt’s goal for this year’s campaign is $85,798. AFAF kicked off March 9 and will end April 17.
ASIST in suicide prevention
by Charles J. Haymond on March 13, 2020 at 3:53 pm
Offutt’s Chaplain core conducted a suicide prevention class using the Applied Suicide Intervention Training inside the Capehart Chapel Feb. 28, 2020.
Tenant Bill of Rights signed by SECDEF, service secretaries
by OFFUTT AIR FORCE BASE, Neb. on March 12, 2020 at 3:47 pm
Secretary of Defense Dr. Mark Esper, Secretary of the Army Ryan McCarthy, Acting Secretary of the Navy Thomas Modly and Secretary of the Air Force Barbara Barrett signed the Military Housing Privatization Initiative Tenant Bill of Rights Feb. 25.
Coronavirus Disease: What you should know
by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on March 10, 2020 at 12:30 pm
There is currently no vaccine to prevent coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). The best way to prevent illness is to avoid being exposed to this virus. However, as a reminder, CDC always recommends everyday preventive actions to help prevent the […]
DOD Issues Flexible Instructions on Response to Coronavirus
by Jim Garamone on March 9, 2020 at 9:06 pm
The Defense Department has issued instructions to the armed services and department heads on how to respond to the implications of the growing coronavirus outbreak.
55th MDG 'Soars Into Health'
by DoD News on March 9, 2020 at 4:07 pm
The 55th Medical Group recently completed its initial Soar Into Health seven-week challenge. More than 110 members of the 55th MDG participated in the challenge, which focused on developing healthy habits for regular physical activity, sound […]
55th SFS members awarded Aerial Achievement Medal
by L. Cunningham on March 6, 2020 at 5:31 pm
Eight members of the 55th Security Forces Squadron, National Airborne Operation Center security
55th SFS, Federal Air Marshals conduct combine training
by L. Cunningham on March 6, 2020 at 5:26 pm
The 55th Security Forces Squadron’s National Airborne Operation Center Security section and three Federal Air Marshals conducted a joint two-day anti-terrorism training March 2 and 3, 2020. This is the first joint training for Offutt […]
New construction begins at Offutt, SACCS to receive new home
by Justin Oakes on March 5, 2020 at 6:41 pm
Construction for a new facility began at Offutt AFB that will house SACCS, which is maintained by the 595th Strategic Communications Squadron.
Why I serve: Tech. Sgt. Christopher Frerichs
by Tech. Sgt. Christopher Frerichs on March 1, 2020 at 4:00 pm
I joined the Air Force at the age of 19, in December of 2010. It was never part of my plan to be in the military at all. I grew up in a lower-class family with 6 half-brothers and stepbrothers. I was really big into sports growing up, and […]
Partner Unit Feature: Navy Operational Support Center
by Kendra Williams on February 28, 2020 at 5:35 pm
The Navy Operational Support Center is one of team Offutt’s outstanding partner units and home to 11 active-duty sailors who provide training and administrative support for more than 250 Navy Reservists in Nebraska and Western Iowa to ensure […]
Nebraska ANG honors Outstanding Airman of 2019
by L. Cunningham on February 28, 2020 at 3:36 pm
A member of the 170th Group Airfield Management at Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska, was named 2019 Outstanding Airman of the Year for the Nebraska Air National Guard. Selection criteria for this award are based to include civilian education, work […]