595th C2G under new leadership
by Staff Sgt. Jessica Montaño on July 10, 2020 at 5:00 pm
The 595th Command and Control Group and the National Airborne Operations Center held a change of command ceremony here July 9, 2020.
Driving on a new range
by Charles J. Haymond on July 10, 2020 at 4:41 pm
A ceremony was held at Willow Lakes July 7, to officially open the golf course’s brand new driving range.
Offutt runway repair contract awarded
by DoD News on July 2, 2020 at 4:00 pm
The Air Force Civil Engineer Center has awarded a $143.9 million contract to replace the runway here. The project is a collaborative effort between AFCEC, Offutt Air Force Base and the Air Force Installation Contracting Center.
Fightin’ Fifty-Fifth member earns Bronze Star
by DoD News on July 2, 2020 at 3:36 pm
A member of the 55th Maintenance Group was presented a Bronze Star Medal during a ceremony here June 19, 2020. Master Sgt. David Schoenagel, 55th MXG first sergeant, earned the medal by distinguishing himself against an opposing armed force during […]
Why I serve: Col. Alan Dayton
by Col. Alan Dayton on July 1, 2020 at 9:09 pm
As our world is dominated by COVID-19, it is easy to feel like our lives are a spinning compass.
Glass Titan mission team earns Air Force award
by Staff Sgt. Jessica Montaño on June 29, 2020 at 7:27 pm
The Glass Titan Mission team was on the crew bus headed to their jet to conduct a mission, when their mission commander flagged them down and said, “change of plans; you have two hours to prepare.” It’s flexibility like […]
OSS ensures airfield operations continue amid COVID-19 pandemic
by Kendra Williams on June 24, 2020 at 3:01 pm
When the COVID-19 pandemic hit the local area in March, the 55th Operations Support Squadron faced a challenge unlike any they had faced before to keep airfield operations ongoing. By implementing numerous precautionary measures, this team of more […]
Offutt reestablishes fuel system lost in flood, increases capability
by Tech. Sgt. William A. O’Brien on June 18, 2020 at 9:47 pm
For the first time since it was damaged in the March 2019 flood, the Type III Underground Fuel System became operational here June 16, 2020. The Type III Underground Fuel System allows personnel to refuel aircraft via an underground constant […]
Offutt begins to loosen COVID-19 restrictions
by DoD News on June 13, 2020 at 12:05 am
Some of the restrictions implemented on Offutt AFB in March of this year as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic will be relaxed beginning June 12.
Weatherington takes command of ‘The Mighty Eighth’ and J-GSOC
by Justin Oakes on June 12, 2020 at 6:31 pm
Maj. Gen. Mark Weatherington takes command of the J-GSOC and 8th Air Force, June 12, 2020.
New chapel initiative aims to encourage caring for others
by DoD News on June 4, 2020 at 6:44 pm
Recently around the installation there have been a series of anonymous attacks happening without any
Intel analysis cells continue worldwide support amid COVID-19
by Staff Sgt. Jessica Montaño on May 29, 2020 at 2:08 pm
Across the globe, there have been significant changes to daily life since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. With new protocols in place, the Department of Defense has directed continual operations, and Team Offutt is doing its part to ensure […]
Resources assist Airmen in balancing mission, dormitory life
by Dana Heard on May 29, 2020 at 2:00 pm
As the United States military works to balance mission accomplishment with the health of its service members amid the COVID-19 pandemic, dorm residents are also working to accomplish a balance.
Warhorses gallop steadfast through COVID-19
by L. Cunningham on May 28, 2020 at 9:19 pm
Warhorses in the middle ages were known as cavalry warriors, they came in different sizes, types and were used for various forms of warfare, reconnaissance, raiding, communication, or supply. Unlike the four-legged equine Warhorses of the past, the […]
Tiger team saves millions
by Staff Sgt. Jessica Montano on May 27, 2020 at 4:00 am
Earlier this year, a team of engineers and maintainers set out on a mission to fix an issue
2nd CWSS narrows Air Force Weather’s first-in communications gap
by Capt. Daniel Katuzienski on May 21, 2020 at 9:35 pm
Members from Air Force Weather and Special Operations communities gathered at Ft. Bragg, North Carolina, Feb. 20, to test a first-in communications capability with potential for the global Air Force mission. Joint Special Operations Command, 2nd […]
COVID-19 testing available for DOD members, families
by DoD News on May 19, 2020 at 3:51 pm
As more COVID-19 testing sites pop-up in the local area, the 55th Medical Group would like to remind Team Offutt that testing is available to all DoD members and their families who have COVID-19 symptoms, known contact, are high-risk or have […]
15th OWS creating margin with Ready Month
by Staff Sgt. Matthew White on May 15, 2020 at 8:14 pm
The 15th Operational Weather Squadron has introduced a new scheduling model this year to improve readiness, morale and the ability to train. Dubbed “Ready Month,” the plan provides the opportunity for one of the squadron’s four […]
Offutt reaches another milestone in commercializing IT services
by Delanie Stafford on May 13, 2020 at 7:50 pm
Offutt Air Force Base achieved a critical step towards moving network operations to a commercially managed service when an Operational Readiness Review was completed March 23.
55th Wing conducts first large scale deployment during COVID-19 pandemic
by Charles J. Haymond on May 13, 2020 at 1:35 pm
Senior Airman Ebony Washington and Staff Sgt. Milyka Moses, both with the 55th Aerospace Medical