OFFUTT AFB

Academy supt shares successes, challenges at annual State of the Academy' brief

Story by Raymond Bowden on 06/18/2019 The Air Force Academy's top officer hosted his State of the U.S. Air Force Academy briefing in Polaris Hall, April 12. Lieutenant Gen. Jay Silveria. the Academy's superintendent, said the annual briefings are among the many ways the Academy communicates with its community and
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Most important weather forecast ever made

Story by Paul Shirk on 06/10/2019 Seventy-five years ago, Allied forces began the task of opening the second front in Europe when they landed on the beaches of Normandy, France on June 6, 1944. Weather was a key factor in deciding when and where the invasion would take place. There
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CLICK2GO: Oceana becomes second commissary to get online ordering-curbside pickup service

By Keith Desbois, DeCA public affairs specialist FORT LEE, Va. The Defense Commissary Agency's popular online shopping/curbside pickup service known as CLICK2GO became available to Naval Air Station Oceana, Virginia, shoppers June 3. Oceana follows Fort Eustis, Virginia, as the second location in DeCA's continued rollout of the new service.
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RASCAL restoring readiness, the Air Force way

Story by Leticia Cunningham on 05/14/2019 RASCAL is a mobile Precision Measurement Equipment Laboratory intended for use worldwide where PMEL capabilities are needed. It is one of only two in the Air Force that allows deployable PMEL capabilities. The March flooding left Offutt's PMEL with 5 feet of water that
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Col. Schreiner returns to Whiteman AFB, takes command of the 509th Bomb Wing

Story by A1C Parker McCauley on 05/10/2019 Col. Jeffrey T. Schreiner assumed command of the 509th Bomb Wing from Brig. Gen. John J. Nichols during a change of command ceremony on May 9, 2019, at Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri. Maj. Gen. James C. Dawkins Jr., the 8th Air Force
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Huntsville Center project manager, contract instrumental in Offutt flood recovery

Story by William Farrow on 05/08/2019 HUNTSVILLE, Ala. An early March "bomb cyclone," followed by quickly-melting snowfall, caused many rivers throughout the Midwest to quickly swell. By March 15, floodwaters from the bulging Missouri River began creeping onto Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska, home of U.S. Strategic Command, which oversee
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Food pantry open to all, anonymous

Story by Charles Haymond on 05/02/2019 The Offutt Food Pantry recently celebrated its grand opening with a ribbon cutting ceremony. The pantry was the result of the efforts of Team Offutt's U.S. Air Force Chaplain (Capt.) Matthew Brantley, 55th Wing, and Amber Christiansen, 55th Medical Group, who were looking for
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Offutt flood recovery operations continue

Story by SrA Jacob Skovo-Lane on 04/23/2019 Offutt Air Force Base continues recovery operations following flooding of the base that began March 15, 2019. The water, which at one point covered one-third of the base, has receded significantly and the Emergency Operations Center was re-designated as the Recovery Operations Center.
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20th IS supports flood relief community efforts

Story by Catherine White on 04/17/2019 Airmen with the 20th Intelligence Squadron partnered with civilian and industry volunteers to provide assistance with relief efforts to those impacted by recent, catastrophic flooding in Nebraska and Iowa. Their support began March 16 when members of the 20th IS aided with sandbagging effort
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220th EIS chief master sergeant earns joint Ohio National Guard award

Story by A1C Tiffany Emery on 04/17/2019 RICKENBACKER AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, Oh (April 9, 2019) U.S. Air National Guard Chief Master Sgt. Timothy Day, of the 220th Engineering Installation Squadron, Zanesville, Ohio earned the Major General Gregory Wayt Visionary Leadership Award for his work on the construction of the
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CLICK2GO to end, be replaced

Story by Dana Heard on 04/03/2019 The Defense Commissary Agency's CLICK2GO program will discontinue on June 1. The program allows customers to order groceries online and have them brought to their car at their scheduled pick-up time. In September of 2013, Offutt Air Force Base was one of a handful
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