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  • Offutt runway repair contract awarded

    The Air Force Civil Engineer Center has awarded a $143.9 million contract to replace the runway. 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

    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 a deployment to Camp Taji, Iraq, from April 10, 2019 to October 20, 2019.
  • Glass Titan mission team earns Air Force award

    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 that as well as rapid global mobility, unwavering endurance, precise mission execution and expedited data analysis that helped this team earn the Air Force’s Nuclear Deterrence Operations Professional Team of the Year.
  • OSS ensures airfield operations continue amid COVID-19 pandemic

    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 than 200 people, whose vast mission ensures the 55th Wing and its partner units are able to successfully accomplish the flying mission here, have been able to do just that.
  • Warhorses gallop steadfast through COVID-19

    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 55th Logistics Readiness Squadron continues to help maintain the mission of the 55th Wing, getting the right parts and fuels products to the right place.
  • First deployed Airmen return during COVID-19

    The first group of 55th Wing Airmen to return from overseas since the COVID-19 pandemic began arrived here May 4, 2020. The Airmen are with the 45th Reconnaissance Squadron and deployed to Kadena Air Base, Japan, providing RC-135U Combat Sent operations.
  • Public Health Emergency Working Group at forefront of Offutt COVID-19 response

    As the world continues the battle against the spread of COVID-19, one Offutt team has worked day-in and day-out to protect Team Offutt and the surrounding communities. The Public Health Emergency Working Group, directed by the 55th Wing commander on March 5, has played a major role in Offutt’s response.
  • Offutt chaplains add virtual services amid pandemic

    Following the directions of the President and Governor Ricketts, in response to the CoronaVirus pandemic, the base chapel here is changing the format of all worship services from in-person to virtual worshipping through the Offutt Facebook page.
  • 557th WW integrating with 16th AF missions

    The 557th Weather Wing is working to integrate its strengths into the recently formed 16th Air Force, which brought intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance, cyber, electronic warfare, information operations and weather all under one roof. Integration is a key theme for the Air Force’s first information warfare numbered air force.
  • 557th WW realigns under new information warfare NAF

    The 557th Weather Wing has been reassigned to the Sixteenth Air Force (Air Forces Cyber). The 557th joins the 55th Wing and other units whose missions fall under the new Information Warfare NAF.
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