The original estimate of nearly $800 million, calculated within six months of the flood, might be off by more than $300 million — which would drive the overall price tag to more than $1 billion.
Sen. Deb Fischer and Rep. Don Bacon, who serve on the Armed Services Committees in their houses, claimed credit for steering some of the money to benefit military personnel and commands in Nebraska.
On Tuesday, the Navy will rebury unidentifiable remains from 429 sailors and Marines killed on the USS Oklahoma, marking the close of a six-year identification project.
The Offutt-based jet was returning to RAF Mildenhall in England from a flight around Russia’s Kaliningrad enclave when it dipped to the left and scraped its two left-wing mounted engines on a runway.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Omaha District has awarded a pair of contracts totaling nearly $16.8 million to an Iowa firm for the construction of new recreational facilities near Offutt’s base lake.
Four weeks into Maj. Elaina Wild's assignment, a plane loaded with hundreds of evacuees from Kabul landed at Al Udeid Air Force Base. Then another C-17 landed. And another, and another and another.
With prodding from Congress, the Defense Department established a new Joint EMS Operations Center under StratCom’s authority. It will be headed by a two-star general.
Guard and Reserve members of the Army have until June 30 to be vaccinated, but active-duty airmen, like those at Offutt, must get the shots by Nov. 2.
On Sept. 11, 2001, StratCom was in the middle of a giant exercise simulating a conflict that would erupt into nuclear war. By day’s end, the faux Armageddon would give way to a real-world catastrophe.
Albert Castillo Jr. and his father, Albert Castillo Sr., were shot Sunday by a man armed with a AR-style rifle, according to the Houston Police Department.
It took $87,500 and more than 31,000 volunteer hours of scraping, sanding, buffing and painting to restore the EC-135C — once a mainstay of the Strategic Air Command’s nuclear alert air fleet — to its Cold War glory.
For the past five months, a fleet of construction equipment has been swarming over Offutt’s 2-mile runway, chewing it to bits. The $198 million runway project is about one-third complete and is still expected to wrap up in the fall of 2022.
Col. Kristen Thompson will replace Col. Gavin Marks, who was the wing's first African American commander. “You were born to lead. And this wing is ready for your leadership,” Marks said of Thompson.
I remember walking into the Lab at Offutt Air Force Base almost three years ago. At the time, I wasn't aware of the important work they were d…
“I have no idea how God selected me to live all these years,” said Bill Harrington, who flew 50 combat missions over Europe in World War II.
The Air Force planes will be based in Lincoln for about 18 months while Offutt undergoes a $150 million runway reconstruction project.
The Colorado Springs Gazette reported that President Trump overturned the Air Force secretary's recommendation of Peterson Air Force Base as a political favor to supporters in Alabama.
A Nebraska team led by Gov. Pete Ricketts and U.S. Sen. Deb Fischer made a pitch in December to land the new headquarters. The pitch offered $107 million in public and private financial incentives.
OFFUTT AIR FORCE BASE — Prosecutors presented evidence this week about a journal allegedly written by an airman detailing how he killed a woma…
OFFUTT AIR FORCE BASE — Officials with Offutt Air Force Base south of Omaha say an airman has been charged with premeditated murder in the Aug…
OMAHA -- A 20-year-old service member was found dead Aug. 1 in her dormitory at Offutt Air Force Base, the Air Force reported Tuesday.