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  • Program unites Offutt AFB squadrons

    Members of the 38th Reconnaissance Squadron participated in a unit cohesion activity funded through the Unite Program, June 21.
  • Groundbreaking held for Fisher House

    A groundbreaking ceremony for the first Fisher House in Nebraska was held at the Veterans Affairs NE-Western Iowa Health Care System’s Omaha campus next to the VA Medical Center in Omaha Aug. 7, 2019.
  • Military working dogs stamp their place in history

    The Military Working Dog stamp was unveiled as the U.S. Postal Service’s newest stamp during the American Philatelic Society’s 133rd annual convention Aug. 1, 2019, at the Catholic Health Initiatives Health Center in Omaha, Nebraska.
  • AFIMSC navigates storms, disasters to exceed 84 percent budget execution

    A flexible strategy combined with strong partnerships that focus on taking care of Airmen. That’s what helped the Air Force exceed a goal to execute more than 83 percent of its $7 billion installation and mission support portfolio by the July 31 deadline.
  • In this together: MWDs and handlers protect the base, each other

    Every military branch has its own version of the wingman concept where service members look after, care and help one another like family. But what if your wingman happens to be a dog?
  • Guard units aid Offutt Cable Dawgs in flood aftermath

    Air National Guard members from the 217th and 210th Engineering Installation Squadrons out of Illinois and Minnesota traveled here to aid the 55th Communications Squadron in laying new fiber-cabling for the 97th Intelligence Support Squadron and other various squadrons. 
  • Medics are under new leadership

    The mighty medics of the 55th Medical Group welcomed a new commander during a change of command ceremony July 11, 2019. Col. Julie Ostrand took over command of the 55th MDG from Col. Judy Stoltmann during the time-honored military ceremony inside the 557th Weather Wing auditorium.
  • Offutt heroes compete in 2019 Warrior Games in Tampa

    Two Wounded Warriors representing Offutt Air Force Base participated in this year’s Department of Defense Warrior Games June 21 through 30, in Tampa, Florida.
  • Three brothers serve, bond together in intelligence community

    Until recently, three brothers were all assigned to the 55th Intelligence Support Squadron together at Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska.
  • Team Offutt restores lighthouse in the sky

    The Tactical Air Navigation System is the first navigational aid to be back in service June 25, 2019 at Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska. The TACAN system was only two years old when the transponder cabinet in which it is housed was damaged by flood waters March 2019. While the outer shell remained intact, the inside components were heavily impaired. The TACAN rack which was still under contract, is being provided at no cost to Offutt saving approximately $375,000.