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Senior Airman Erik Tatro, left, a programmer with the 595th Strategic Communications Squadron (SCS), and Senior Airman Gregory Salopek, also a programmer with the 595th SCS, sit at a computer in the 595th SCS offices at Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska, January 12, 2018. Both Airmen participated in a DOD-Silicon Valley partnership in San Francisco in 2017, helping to create a program that would increase the efficiency of the aerial refueling scheduling process. 595th SCS Airmen participate in DOD-Silicon Valley partnership
Picture a room. There are four pilots in flight suits, busy at work – one scribbling on a white board, two moving magnetic pucks around next to the scribbles and the last drawing out equations on graph paper. The room, located in the Combined Air operations Center at Al Udeid, Qatar, is tense. They’ve been at work for hours, and they have hours
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Matthew Morgan, a grounds maintenance crewman, removes a tree from a garage behind General Rows on Offutt AFB, Neb., June 20. A fast moving storm with driving rain, high winds and two confirmed tornadoes caused significant damage to the base on June 16. Property damage occurred to various facilities, homes and some aircraft, but no base personnel were injured. The storm also damaged many trees and caused wide-spread power outages. Base officials estimate it could take months before the entire base is fully repaired. (U.S. Air Force photo by Charles Haymond) Team Offutt cleans up after powerful storm hits base
Offutt made significant progress in cleanup efforts following a powerful storm that moved through the base June 16 inflicting damage to buildings, trees and aircraft.
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Air Combat Command’s 2017 Outstanding Airmen of the Year nominations stand on stage during a banquet at the Bayview Community Center at Langley AFB, Virginia, March 8, 2017. ACC’s nominees will represent their command and will compete at the Air Force level. The award recognizes 12 outstanding enlisted service members for superior leadership, job performance, community involvement and personal achievements. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Nick Wilson) ACC Outstanding Airmen (2017) Announced
U.S. Air Force Gen. Hawk Carlisle commander of Air Combat Command announced the ACC Outstanding Airmen of the Year (OAY), First Sergeant of the Year (FSOY) Annual award Winners today. "Each year, we select one Airman from each category to represent the amazing Airmen of Air Combat Command. My thanks to each of you for taking the time to nominate all of the individuals submitted. The caliber of those nominated was impressive to say the least. It was an extremely close competition....all should be very proud," said Gen. Carlisle.
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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.
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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.
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OFFUTT AIR FORCE BASE Neb.,-- An E-4B aircraft an emergency mobile command and control center, is towed out of it's hangar at the east end of Offutt's runway June 17. The E-4B serves as the National Airborne Operations Center for the president,  secretary of defense and the Joint Chiefs of Staff. If needed, the E-4B can provide a command, control and communications center to direct U.S. forces, execute emergency war orders and coordinate actions by civil authorities. U.S. Air Force Photo by Josh Plueger
595th Command and Control Group activates at Offutt
The 595th Command and Control Group will be activated under Air Force Global Strike Command in an Oct. 6 ceremony at Offutt Air Force Base, Neb. The realignment will focus the 1st Airborne Command Control Squadron, the 595th Strategic Communications Squadron, the 595th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron and the 625th Strategic Operations Squadron under the Eighth Air Force.
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