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  • Walls come tumbling down

    As the debris is cleared away, the remains of a 52-year-old legend comes to an end, making way for a new community of joint military team work. A long-time relic of Nebraska Air Guard history, Building 660 was demolished in February to clear room for a new state-of-the-art state joint forces headquarters .Built in 1956 for $103,000, the building
  • Air Guard, Offutt wing team-up to successfully pass major inspection

    When it comes to teamwork, the members of the Air Force's 55th Wing and the Nebraska Air National Guard's 170th Group have rewritten quite a few chapters during the past five years that the Guard organization has been working with the active Air Force at Offutt Air Force Base. Recently, the Offutt organizations added another chapter to their
  • Nebraska Air Guardsman carried unit flag with her during overseas marathon

    A year after competing as a member of the Nebraska Air National Guard's Bataan Death March Marathon team, Senior Airman Riki Foos took her love of competition and unit pride a step further when she competed in a similar race at Al Udeid, Qatar. Competing in a local Bataan Death March Marathon, Foos carried her 155th Civil Engineering Squadron flag
  • Home Again!

    Take the population of Maryland and cram it into South Dakota, fill it with mountains and place it on the western end of China and you start to have something that resembles the nation of Kyrgyzstan. For six months, this tiny central Asian country was home for 28 members of the 155th Security Forces Squadron while they were deployed to Manas Air
  • National Guard to the rescue in 8 states

    Citizen-Soldiers and Airmen in eight states rescued people and hauled hay to livestock following a severe end-of-year winter storm that stretched from America's northern to southern borders. Hundreds of Guard members in Colorado, Kansas, Nebraska, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Oregon, Texas and Washington -- sometimes assisted by other states -- spent
  • 55th Wing fulfills mission tasks from borrowed airfield

    Every day nearly 450 Airmen from the 55th Wing take the bus to work -- making an hour-long ride that takes them 50 miles away from Offutt Air Force Base, Neb. The wing moved airfield operations and support agencies to the Lincoln Air Park ramp in May to continue flying missions remotely while scheduled repairs would shut down the base runway. "It