OFFUTT AFB

Gen. LeMay's lead operational bombing planner dies at 101, family makes unique donation

Story by Dana Heard on 01/17/2019 When the family of a man who lived to see 101 and served his country for 30 years in the Army, Army Air Corps and Air Force through World War II, asks to donate something, the answer is easy. Col. John Watters Sr., from
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Reunited, finally and forever

Story by Gene Hughes on 12/31/2018 One week before Thanksgiving 2017, MaryAnn (Pieper) Lawrence of Fair Oaks, Calif., received a phone call that was not only an answer to a 74-year-old prayer, it gave the holiday an extra-special meaning and changed the family and its history forever. The call, from
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Building leaders by giving back to her community

Story by TSgt Rachelle Blake on 12/21/2018 In her office, hangs a white board covered with hand-written personalized to-do lists for Airmen she has taken under her wing. Although she left the realm of counseling to serve her country, she continues to find ways to integrate it into her new
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Spouses Club hosts largest Winter Wonderland in 25 years

Story by SrA Jacob Skovo-Lane on 12/18/2018 More than 350 Offutt families gathered for the 25th Annual Winter Wonderland event Dec. 7, 2018, at the Lied Activity Center in Bellevue, Nebraska. The family focused event, which was organized, led and ran by the Offutt Enlisted Spouses Club (OESC) and volunteers,
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Van Ostberg-Caballero continues her military service with the Missouri Air National Guard

Story by 1st Lt. Phil Fountain on 12/17/2018 Maj. Sonja J. Van Ostberg-Caballero, a former resident of Plainview, Nebraska, was recently commissioned into the Missouri Air National Guard, serving as an inspector general with the 131st Bomb Wing. She also chairs the Air National Guard Inspector General Council for FEMA
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25th OWS celebrates 75th anniversary

Story by Paul Shirk on 12/12/2018 Surrounded by historic aircraft in the main hangar of the Pima Air and Space Museum in Tucson, Arizona, the 25th Operational Weather Squadron celebrated its 75th anniversary Nov. 2, 2018. Originally known as the 25th Weather Squadron, the unit provided weather support to Army
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Brain surgery to bear hugs: One Wounded Warrior's story

Story by Dana Heard on 12/10/2018 Born with a birth defect causing seizures, battling anxiety, depression and post-traumatic stress disorder, and facing divorce and separation from a child, can be a lot for anyone to handle, but with a community of support things can get better. For retired Air Force
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Community program offers "Home Away From Home"

Story by Delanie Stafford on 12/07/2018 A support program was launched in September 2018 by the SAC Foundation that will provide new opportunities for first-term Team Offutt service members to connect with families in the local community. The program is called Team Offutt Home Away From Home and its missio
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Base, local community donate to Tyndall AFB evacuees

Story by SrA Jacob Skovo-Lane on 12/03/2018 Team Offutt and the local community rallied together to collect donations for Airmen and their families who were displaced from Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, by Hurricane Michael. Several families stationed at Tyndall Air Force Base at the time of the storm were
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2nd WSS visits veterans at hospital

Story by Paul Shirk on 11/20/2018 Airmen from the 2nd Weather Support Squadron took time to give back to the community by visiting with veterans at the Omaha Veterans Affairs Medical Center Oct. 26, 2018. The Airmen visited with veterans, at both the in-patient and out-patient areas of the hospital,
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2 WS shares Halloween down under

Story by Paul Shirk on 11/16/2018 On Halloween, nearly 430 people from Exmouth a town of about 2,000 located on Western Australia's Northwest coast visited a haunted house built by Airmen from 2nd Weather Squadron's Detachment 1. The popularity of the detachment's haunted house is underscored by the fact that
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