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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83rd Aircraft Maintenance Unit--55 WG, Offutt AFB, Neb.
Strategic Command, Offutt AFB, NE; USNS Lewis and Clark (T-AKE 1); Defense Logistics Agency, Fort Belvoir, VA; Fleet and Industrial Supply Center Puget Sound, Bremerton, WA; Navy Supply Systems Command, Mechanicsburg, PA; Naval Inventory Control Point, Mechanicsburg, PA; USS Butte (AS 27); Naval Security Group Activity, Winter Harbor, ME and USS Wisconsin (BB 64).
Jones next served at Headquarters, Strategic Air Command (SAC), Offutt AFB, Nebraska, during SAC's build-up period.
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Major Lynch (USAFA; MS, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University; MS, Air Force Institute of Technology) is a program analyst in the Resource Integration Division, US Strategic Command, Offutt AFB, Nebraska.
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By early 2005, it was clear to senior USTRANSCOM leaders that Office of the Secretary of Defense and United States Air Force planners were contemplating major changes that would have closed Scott and relocated USTRANSCOM and AMC Blue either to Offutt AFB, Neb.
Wednesday was a clear, gusty autumn day as our E-6B crew of 14 (LANT crew 3) took off around midday for a flight from Tinker AFB to Offutt AFB.
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