Apr 5, 2021
Open Skies Jets Headed for Boneyard
The Air Force is going forward with plans to mothball two aging, trouble-prone 55th Wing jets used for flying aerial photography missions over Russia as part of the international...
Feb 17, 2021
Robert Holts, Last of Nebraska’s Tuskegee Airmen, Dies
As a boy during the Great Depression, Robert Holts hawked newspapers in downtown Omaha. But he couldn’t get a drink of water at some of the local businesses because of the...
Feb 1, 2021
70 Korean War MIAs Have Been Identified
At an air base in Wonsan, Dr. Jennie Jin carefully examined each of the 55 cases, making sure each was secured and matched the paperwork she had been handed by North...
Jan 19, 2021
Can the Open Skies Treaty Be Saved?
Russian leaders on Friday announced plans to leave the Open Skies Treaty, two months after the Trump administration pulled the U.S. out of the pact, further reducing slim hopes...
Jan 14, 2021
Alabama Site Selected Over Offutt for Space Command HQ
The Air Force selected Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville, Alabama, as its “preferred” site for a new headquarters for U.S. Space Command — but the boosters of Offutt...
Jan 11, 2021
SpaceCom: Nebraska Sweetens Pot With $107M in Public, Private Aid
Just in case Nebraska’s great schools, low cost of living, top-notch universities, smart workforce and enthusiastic support for the military aren’t enough to bring the...
Jan 8, 2021
Extremists Consider Capitol Raid a Success
The Trump-supporting extremist groups who led Wednesday’s raid on the U.S. Capitol are pleased with the results and likely to plan more such activities in the future, said the...
Jan 4, 2021
New UNO Counterterrorism Center Will Aid in DHS’s Bioterror Exercise
Earlier this month, a top member of the Department of Homeland Security’s counterterrorism team visited Omaha and Lincoln to learn about the University of Nebraska Medical...
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