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  • ACC commander visits Team Offutt

    U.S. Air Force Gen. Mike Holmes, the commander of Air Combat Command, along with his wife, Sara, visited Offutt AFB Oct. 30-31, 2018. Holmes, the leader of the primary provider of air combat forces to America's warfighting commanders, met with Airmen, senior leaders, civic leaders and Offutt partner units to learn more about Offutt’s missions and
  • RC-135: Team Mildenhall Airmen enable mission

    The U.S. Air Force long ago recognized future wars would not solely be fought on air, ground, or sea, and to prepare for that reality, the use of electronic warfare was crucial.Electronic warfare is comprised of jamming communication systems, and electronic support protection tactics, such as infrared homing to distract missiles. The mission of the
  • Changes released for Voter Assistance Program

    The Secretary of the Air Force issued new guidance to Air Force Instruction 36-3107 in August implementing changes that re-align Installation Voting Assistance office responsibilities, update Air Force Personnel Center responsibilities, and clarify Unit Voting Assistance Officer responsibilities.
  • Presentation kicks off domestic violence awareness month

    Team Offutt kicked off Domestic Violence Awareness Month by having a Riverside County, California investigator provide a presentation Oct. 2 entitled, “Missing You: The Relationship between Mass Homicides and Domestic Violence.”
  • Cyber Airmen “fuel” innovation

    Cyber Airmen assigned to the 557th Weather Wing recently teamed together with the Defense Innovation Unit program making changes to how airborne tankers are scheduled. The changes are the direct result of a March 8, 2018, memo from Gen. Mike Holmes, commander of Air Combat Command, where he stated, “bringing the future faster requires both expanding our culture of innovation and balancing prudent risk acceptance with agile reaction.” That is the goal of the Defense Innovation Unit where members of the military partner with companies that specialize in fields such as artificial intelligence and information technology, to find new solutions to complex problems.
  • Global strike leader connects with nuclear command, control team

    The leader of the U.S. Air Force’s nuclear enterprise visited with Offutt-based servicemembers responsible for the Air Force nuclear command and control communications mission Sept. 13, 2018.
  • 557th WW Airmen find innovative cyber solutions

    Innovation is more important than ever. The 2018 National Defense Strategy has called for rapid innovation and to “deliver performance at the speed of relevance.” 557th Weather Wing Airmen have a history of finding ways to innovate, working smarter to save money and deliver new capabilities and their efforts are benefiting the Air Force Weather community and the Air Force at large.
  • Chief Master Sergeants of the Air Force meet to discuss future force

    Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Kaleth O. Wright, joined by six of the previous Chief Master Sergeants of the Air Force, participated in the 2018 Senior Enlisted Statesman Forum Sept. 6 on Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska. The forum, the first of its kind since Wright’s tenure began, was an opportunity to discuss the future of the Air Force focusing on policy, training and resilience.
  • 97th IS, Prop Wash Gang host remembrance ceremony honoring crewmembers of 60528

    The 97th Intelligence Squadron and the Prop Wash Gang hosted a 60528 remembrance ceremony Aug. 30, 2018 at Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska to honor 17 crewmembers who lost their lives 60 years ago. The number 60528 was the tail number of a C-130 modified to fly reconnaissance missions. On Sept. 2, 1958, the aircraft inadvertently entered restricted airspace over the Turkish and Armenian border where it was intercepted and shot down by Soviet MiG-17 aircraft. It crashed near the village of Sasnashen, 34 miles northwest of Yerevan, the Armenian capital.
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