military

Government
10:43 am
Thu January 31, 2013

Hagel questioned about Iran, Iraq, Afghanistan, Defense budget

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Sen. John McCain is tangling with Chuck Hagel over his past statements about the Iraq war. The Arizona Republican says that his dissatisfaction Hagel's answers could affect whether he votes for or against the former Republican senator who is President Barack Obama's choice for secretary of defense.

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Government
9:38 am
Tue January 15, 2013

NY Sen. Schumer backing Hagel nomination

WASHINGTON (AP) — An influential Senate Democrat says he will back President Barack Obama's choice of Chuck Hagel for the top job at the Pentagon.

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Government
12:49 pm
Mon January 7, 2013

Former GOP Senator Chuck Hagel chosen as Secretary of Defense nominee

Former U.S. Senator Chuck Hagel

Former Nebraska GOP Senator Chuck Hagel is President Obama’s nominee for Secretary of Defense.

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Iowa
12:31 pm
Mon November 12, 2012

Funeral services set for western Iowa soldier killed in Afghanistan

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Services have been scheduled for a western Iowa soldier who was killed in Afghanistan.

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Sarpy County
2:18 pm
Fri October 12, 2012

Nothing suspicious found in package left at Offutt Air Force Base gate

The Capehart gate to STRATCOM at Offutt Air Force Base has reopened following a report earlier Friday of a suspicious package.

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Government
1:00 am
Mon August 20, 2012

Contract awarded for new STRATCOM headquarters

The current home of U.S. Strategic Command at Offutt Air Force Base.
courtesy Google Images

Construction could begin next spring on the new headquarters for U.S. Strategic Command.

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Government
2:33 pm
Wed August 8, 2012

4th Annual Deterrence Symposium is Underway

US STRATCOM is holding its 4th Annual Deterrence Symposium through tomorrow at the La Vista Conference Center. 

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General News
5:06 am
Wed August 8, 2012

"Remembering Our Fallen" in Bellevue this week

“Remembering Our Fallen” is an exhibit honoring Nebraska’s fallen soldiers.

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Politics
2:06 pm
Wed June 27, 2012

Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman visits Offutt Air Force Base

Gen. Martin Dempsey is Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
courtesy www.jcs.mil

The Chairman of The Joint Chiefs of Staff says the military must maintain the trust of the American people in spite of economic and security challenges.

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Omaha
3:21 pm
Mon May 14, 2012

D.J.'s Hero Awards honor young people who have overcome obstacles, given back to the community

Bob and Lee Woodruff speak Monday at the D.J.'s Hero Awards luncheon in Omaha.
photo by Katie Schubert/KIOS-FM

Seven high school seniors are the recipients of this year’s DJ’s Hero awards.

The scholarships were awarded at Monday’s D.J.’s Hero Awards luncheon. The awards, sponsored by the Salvation Army, honor young people who’ve overcome obstacles and given back to their community.

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