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U.S. Air Force Col. Marco Galvez, left, chief endodontist of the 55th Dental Squadron, and U.S. Army Capt. Brian Adams, right, branch chief of Offutt's veterinarian services, perform a root canal on Dasty, a military working dog from the 55th Security Forces Squadron March 7, 2017 at  the Offutt Air Force Base Veterinary Treatment Facility. (Courtesy photo) Offutt dentist helps furry patient get back to work
Dasty, an Offutt military working dog, was brought in to the base Veterinary Treatment Facility by his handler last month for a routine dental cleaning when a fractured tooth was discovered. Through a pre-established agreement, a dentist from the 55th Dental Squadron and his assistant were called to assist with a root canal procedure.
0 4/19
2017
Senior Airman Tristan Marsh (left), briefs a group of visitors on the capabilities of the WC-135 Constant Phoenix Feb. 14, 2017.  The jet was on display at Patrick AFB, Fla., for members of the Air Force Technical Applications Center and the 45th Space Wing.  As people made their way through and around the aircraft, crewmembers discussed the features and capabilities of the atmospheric collection suite, which allows the mission crew to detect radioactive ‘clouds’ in real time. (U.S. Air Force photo by Susan A. Romano) WC-135 Constant Phoenix visits Patrick AFB
One of the Air Force’s most intriguing aircraft was on display here Feb. 14 to give members of the Air Force Technical Applications Center a chance to get a glimpse of its inner-workings.The WC-135 Constant Phoenix, AFTAC’s atmospheric sampling platform, flew from its home base, Offutt AFB, Neb., with its cockpit crew from the 45th Reconnaissance
0 3/21
2017
Default Air Force Logo When you decide to hit rock bottom, humiliation is part of the deal
A commentary by an Offutt Airman who is being separated after 15 years of service for DUI.
0 3/17
2017
Default Air Force Logo Units make DUIs personal
For most people, September 9, 2011, was just like any other day. The weather was warm and the sun was out as summer was winding down. However, for Todd and Jaimi Calfee, that is one day they and their family will never forget as a drunk driver took the life of their daughter, Alexis, and her boyfriend, Christopher Oberg. “We call it our own personal 9-11,” he said. “We have never been the same since that day.” The Calfee’s shared their personal, heart-wrenching story with members of the 55th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron and 97th Intelligence Squadron during four all-calls designed to make driving drunk personal to the units.
0 3/17
2017
Royal Air Force 51 Squadron maintenance personnel recover an RAF RC-135 Airseeker following its landing at Offutt Air Force Base, Neb. Feb. 11. The aircraft diverted from Nellis Air Force Base to Offutt where it received maintenance assistance from the 55th Maintenance Group to correct a landing gear problem that occurred while participating in a joint exercise. (U.S. Air Force photo by Delanie Stafford) Offutt teams with RAF 51 Squadron to fix Airseeker landing gear
The 55th Wing marked another historic milestone when a Royal Air Force RC-135 ‘Airseeker’ aircraft diverted to Offutt Air Force Base after experiencing landing gear problems during a joint exercise at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada.
0 2/20
2017
Members of the 55th Security Forces Squadron, draw cards to determine how many push-ups or air squats the whole office does together at Offutt Air Force Base, Neb., Dec. 23, 2016. This strategy is used to promote a culture of fitness in Airmen’s daily lives through participation in brief exercises throughout the duty day. (U.S. Air Force photo by Zachary Hada) Airmen improve PFA scores, promote culture of fitness
A heavy emphasis has been placed on health factors affecting Service member’s ability to pass the PFA. The nation as a whole has allocated more research and funding than ever before to target obesity and sedentary lifestyles. Recent data shows approximately eight percent of military members currently meet criteria for being clinically overweight. This is a rise from 2001, with only 1.6 percent of members identified as obese. The Tobacco, Obesity and Alcohol study estimated that obesity and illnesses related to being overweight accounted for more than $1.1 billion spent on medical care for Tricare Prime beneficiaries.
0 1/06
2017
Air Force Col. Joseph Santucci, 55th Operations Group commander (right) and Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Michael Rager, 55th Operations Group command chief (left), present Air Force Senior Airman Alex Fausnight, 338th Combat Training Squadron (center), with his Gold Level certificate for Leadership Pathways. Leadership Pathways is an Air Force program that Air Combat Command has adopted to help support the Comprehensive Airmen Fitness strategy. (Courtesy Photo) Experience is worth more than gold
The Leadership Pathway’s program here has awarded its first Gold certificate to a member of the Team Offutt community. Senior Airman Alex Fausnight, 338th Combat Training Squadron, took full advantage of the program and received his gold certificate for attending 23 courses in the Leadership Pathways Course Catalog.
0 10/17
2016
An MQ- Reaper remotely piloted aircraft performs aerial maneuvers over Creech Air Force Base, Nev., June 25, 2015. The MQ-9 Reaper is an armed, multi-mission, medium-altitude, long-endurance remotely piloted aircraft that is employed primarily as an intelligence-collection asset and secondarily against dynamic execution targets. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Cory D. Payne/Not Reviewed) AF narrows locations considered for basing new RPA units
The Air Force has selected candidate bases for a potential new MQ-9 Reaper wing with units at up to two locations.
0 9/08
2016
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