Offutt Air Force Base

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Offutt Air Force Base,

U.S. military installation, 1,907 acres (772 hectares), E Neb., S of Omaha; est. 1896 as Fort Crook, an army base. Converted to an airbase in the early 1900s and renamed in 1924, it is the headquarters of the Strategic Command, the successor to the Strategic Air CommandStrategic Air Command
(SAC), former command of the U.S. air force (see Air Force, United States Department of the) charged with organizing, training, equipping, administering, and preparing strategic air forces for combat; it was headquartered at Offutt Air Force Base.
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. The Nebraska Museum of Aerospace History is on the base.
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The Joint Scholarship Awards Banquet was held on May6in conjunction with the Ak-Sar-Ben Chapter of the Air Force Association at the Officers Club, Offutt AFB, NE.
The Air Force Weather Agency at Offutt AFB, NE, has issued a draft Performance Requirements Document for direct conversion to provide software development and maintenance; integration of external software; 24-7 on-call software support and system administration in support of the agency's Meteorological Models Branch.