Rising View street scene (copy)

Offutt Air Force Base’s Rising View housing area. Offutt has almost 2,000 homes for military families, most of which are in Rising View.

Air Force Col. Gavin Marks, commander of the 55th Wing, has sent the right message in pledging stepped-up oversight of the privately managed housing for nearly 2,000 service members at Offutt Air Force Base. “This is command business,” Marks told residents at a town hall meeting. “We are getting at this.” The Air Force indeed has an important obligation to see that service personnel’s housing concerns are properly addressed.

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