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Situated just 8 miles out of Omaha, Offutt Air Force Base is home to the 55th Wind and is a major employer in the local area.
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More about Offutt Air Force Base
The base was originally commissioned as Fort Crook in 1890 and served as a critical Army depot. Due to the baseâ€™s location on the Missouri River, it was easy to transport troops as well as supplies to the various Indian conflicts occurring in the west during the late-19th century. In 1948, the base was renamed Offutt Air Force Base when it became the Strategic Air Command headquarters, serving as the center for military deterrence and air control during the era following World War II and during the Cold War. Offutt Air Force Base played a critical role in World War II, as it was home to the L. Martin Bomber plant. The airplanes that were used to deliver the atomic bombs to Hiroshima and Nagasaki were constructed at the plant on Offutt Air Force Base. Surprisingly, many of the elements of the original Army fort are still in use at Offutt Air Force Base today.
Employing more than 15,000 military as well as civilian personnel, Offutt Air Force Base plays an important role in the local economy. Comprising approximately four square miles, Offutt Air Force Base is frequently home to approximately 9,000 people. Today, the base works to support various global missions and plays a crucial role in several core missions.
If you are relocating to Omaha for the Air Force, you likely already know that a military move can comprise a number of factors and is often complicated. Ensuring you have the right resources available can help to make the transition smoother and less complicated. We specialize in working with military families and understand the many factors involved in relocating to a new post.
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Listing information last updated on August 17th, 2017 at 8:06pm CDT.