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  • Offutt dog handler gets valuable training during his MWD’s surgery

    While deployed in Kuwait in May with his military working dog (MWD), Staff Sgt. Steven Ramirez of the 55th Wing Security Forces Squadron felt a lump on his dog’s torso. Lumen, a 7-year-old bomb-sniffing dog, didn’t appear to be in any physical pain but Ramirez took him to see the veterinarian for an

  • I am part of Team 19

    Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force JoAnne S. Bass flew into Lincoln Airport on one of Offutt Air Force Base’s aircraft, the E-4B National Airborne Operations Center, after spending a few hours learning about their day-to-day mission.

  • MWD: best friend or worst enemy

    The 55th Security Forces Squadron hosted a 5K ruck march and Military Working Dog demonstration at Offutt Air Force Base, March 12, in honor of MWDs Veteran’s Day.

  • Greeting a defender matters

    When Tech. Sgt. Raymond Santiago, 55th Security Forces Squadron flight chief and prior military training instructor, asked me to shadow defenders at the gate, I couldn’t say no – not because I was excited about it, but because I didn’t want him to think I wasn’t up for it.His goal was for me to see

  • Defenders caught on camera: Innovation funds the culprit

    Improving readiness just got a whole lot easier for the 55th Security Forces Squadron who used innovation funds to purchase several action cameras.They recently put the cameras to the test for the first time during an active shooter exercise at the 55th Wing Legal Offices. “The cameras allow for