The U.S. military described last week's encounter over the South China Sea as unprofessional and risky. A 55th Wing pilot-turned-historian says such intercepts are routine for reconnaissance crews.
Ceremonies mark Memorial Day at Offutt Air Force Base, which has the metro area's oldest military cemetery, and Omaha National Cemetery, which is the newest.
La Vista paused for a few moments Thursday to remember Sarpy County service members who made the ultimate sacrifice for their country.
Flags waved throughout Peterson Park in Gretna on Monday morning.
Gov. Jim Pillen on Friday named Brig. Gen. Craig Strong to succeed Maj. Gen. Daryl Bohac as adjutant general of the Nebraska National Guard.
A new group of 25 veterans are now being recognized with banners in Gretna.
Larry Zich's helicopter disappeared in Vietnam in 1972. Now his limited remains are about to be buried in his hometown of Lincoln. "It's closure, in a way. But then it's not," said his sister, Tina.
More than 80 entries are expected for a Memorial Day parade on Saturday, May 27, in downtown Omaha. Check out details for the parade route and times, as well as other Memorial Day events.
A pair of Sarpy County veterans were among four thanked and honored for their service to the country during the 75th annual Nebraska Auctioneers Convention.
The Air Force is spending $218 million to outfit three early-1960s refueling tankers with gear for detecting and analyzing radiation. The second one just arrived at Offutt Air Force Base.
Families gathered at Offutt Air Force Base’s Youth Programs on April 29 for an afternoon of fun and excitement at the annual Family Fair event organized by the 55th Force Support Squadron’s Child and Youth Programs.
The money will go toward Bellevue University's 2023 Veteran Backpack Project.
A $25 million state fund will be tapped to help pay for projects at Offutt Air Force Base. Under consideration: a rooftop garden, a spruced-up parade ground and a new pavilion for airmen.
Offutt Air Force Base will conduct training drills later this week that will likely result in extra noise and activity in the Bellevue area.
An annual nationwide motorcycle tour honoring veterans of the U.S. armed forces is really hitting close to home this year -- starting and ending in Papillion.
A larger-than-life sculpture that shows the iconic Times Square kiss from the end of World War II was installed Friday at Omaha's Memorial Park. It will be there for the next six months.
U.S. Rep. Mike Flood submitted requests for for a pump station at Offutt Air Force Base and an expansion of the Bellevue Public Library as part of a congressionally directed spending program.
Nebraska’s congressional delegation is calling on the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to create a new rural veteran referral pilot program in Nebraska to improve care coordination between the VA and rural providers.
Petty Officer 2nd Class Meagan Jobe, a native of Papillion, currently serves aboard a U.S. Navy warship operating out of Norfolk, Virginia.
Low pay. High housing costs. Gaps in medical care. Long waits for support services. A new congressional panel led by Rep. Don Bacon, R-Neb., will study issues facing U.S. military service members.
It's been nearly 40 years, but the abductions and brutal slayings of two young Bellevue boys remains a traumatizing event for their families and the Omaha community.
It's the "Super Bowl" of training drills for the U.S. Strategic Command. Global Thunder 23 helps StratCom personnel at Offutt Air Force Base and elsewhere prepare to respond to nuclear threats.
Lt. Gabriel Field died in 1823 at a frontier outpost near modern-day Fort Calhoun. Exactly 200 years after his death, he's being reburied Sunday at Fort Atkinson State Historical Park.
An upcoming community event will feature a parachute jump by the Army Golden Knights along with live demonstrations and an a chance to get a first-hand look at life as a solider.
Operations at Offutt Air Force Base are back to normal after a short lockdown Wednesday afternoon.