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Airmen with the 509th and 131st Logistics Readiness Squadrons load a KC-10 Extender aircraft with 70 pallets of food in support of Convoy of Hope at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., April 1, 2017. More than 84,000 pounds of fortified rice and soy protein were convoyed in an initiative to feed more than 65,000 children in Haiti. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jovan Banks) Convoy of Hope: Humanitarian Relief
The Airmen of the 509th Logistics Readiness Squadron (LRS) are prepared to execute strategic deterrence, global strike and combat support … anytime, anywhere. However, the LRS Airmen also get the privilege to help execute humanitarian relief efforts whenever called upon. In March 2017, the Airmen of the 509th LRS in combination with our Air National Guard mission partners at the 131st LRS led the way for a specific humanitarian relief effort called Convoy of Hope.
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2017
Members of Team Whiteman celebrate the Month of the Military Child during a carnival sponsored by the Defense Commissary Agency at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., April 1, 2017. Throughout the month of April, the community has the opportunity to recognize military children and youth for their bravery, character and resilience. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jazmin Smith) Team Whiteman celebrates Month of the Military Child
Members of Team Whiteman celebrate the Month of the Military Child during a carnival sponsored by the Defense Commissary Agency at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., April 1, 2017. Throughout the month of April, the community has the opportunity to recognize military children and youth for their bravery, character and resilience. (U.S. Air Force photo
0 4/07
2017
U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Alex Knowles, a weather forecaster assigned to the 509th Operations Support Squadron, studies a severe weather outbreak to see if and how it will impact base operations at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., March 28, 2017. All forecasters are educated in a broad spectrum of natural sciences and are current on forecast techniques, tactical equipment and data analysis. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jazmin Smith) Cloudy with a chance of stealth
Weather is warming up, rivers are filling and local wild flowers are blooming. It’s time to start making outdoor plans – if only it would stop raining. There’s nothing that will change the forces of Mother Nature; however, having the information to plan around her moods can make a huge difference in how the day goes. Whether it is providing lightning notifications for Airmen on the flightline or briefing the group commanders about impacts to the installation, the 509th Operations Support Squadron (OSS) weather flight personnel take on the role of global forecasters.
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2017
During a recent message to Airmen, Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Kaleth O. Wright addresses Airmen about the responsibility that every Airman has to stop sexual assault. (Courtesy photo) Stopping Sexual Assault – Not Just in April
The truth is, the vast majority of Airmen we serve alongside have never – and will never – sexually assault another person in their lifetime. Let me say it again for the people in the back – the vast majority of our Airmen HAVE NEVER and WILL NEVER harm another person. Hard stop.
0 4/01
2017
U.S. Air Force 2nd Lt. Seth Gammon, second from left, an intel analyst assigned to the 509th Operations Support Squadron, receives a Whiteman Company Grade Officer Council (CGOC) Bars and Stars award from members of the CGOC and Col. Mark Ely, far right, the 509th Bomb Wing vice commander, at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., March 13, 2017. Gammon implemented an internal briefing program within the intelligence flight to inform Airmen of enemy threats and to improve the briefing skills of the intelligence personnel. He also manages the fitness program for his squadron where he facilitated the execution of 27 quarterly mock assessment tests to improve passing scores and rates. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jazmin Smith) 2nd Lt. Gammon receives CGOC Bars and Stars Award
U.S. Air Force 2nd Lt. Seth Gammon, second from left, an intel analyst assigned to the 509th Operations Support Squadron, receives a Whiteman Company Grade Officer Council (CGOC) Bars and Stars award from members of the CGOC and Col. Mark Ely, far right, the 509th Bomb Wing vice commander, at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., March 13, 2017. Gammon
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2017
U.S. Air Force Capt. Renee Cassidy, the 509th Maintenance Operations officer in charge, and her husband, Capt. Justin Cassidy, the 13th Aircraft Maintenance Unit officer in charge, pose for a photo in Knob Noster, Mo., Feb. 27, 2017. The Cassidys began long-distance dating in 2012 and were officially married in May 2013. Joint-spouse orders reunited the couple at Whiteman Air Force Base in 2014. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jazmin Smith) AFGSC's Year of the Family: A little laughter goes a long way
Maintainers are notorious for their sense of humor and ingenuity. You can only imagine the atmosphere when two decide to share a life together. For U.S. Air Force Capt. Justin Cassidy, the 13th Aircraft Maintenance Unit officer in charge, and his wife of nearly four years, Capt. Renee Cassidy, the 509th Maintenance Operations officer in charge, these qualities would lay the foundation for the start of their relationship in 2012. As rival colleagues, the pair always looked for ways to one-up each other, but barely spoke until they deployed with the 28th Maintenance Group at Ellsworth Air Force Base, South Dakota, in 2009.
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Crew chiefs and weapons specialists assigned to the 509th and 131st Aircraft Maintenance Squadrons look over the munitions handling unit (MHU)-204 trailer for defects while performing a visual inspection of the assets during a no-notice operational readiness exercise at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., Feb. 28, 2017. During the exercise, Total- Force Integrated Airmen were tasked with executing Whiteman’s strategic deterrence mission while validating operational readiness. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jazmin Smith) Ready to Roll: Whiteman holds base exercise
Crew chiefs and weapons specialists assigned to the 509th and 131st Aircraft Maintenance Squadrons look over the munitions handling unit (MHU)-204 trailer for defects while performing a visual inspection of the assets during a no-notice operational readiness exercise at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., Feb. 28, 2017. During the exercise, Total- Force
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2017
U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Paul W. Tibbets IV, the 509th Bomb Wing (BW) commander, far left, and Chief Master Sgt. Melvina Smith, the 509th BW command chief, far right, stand with members of the Women’s History Month committee following the signing of the Women’s History Month proclamation at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., March 1, 2017. During the month of March, all citizens have the opportunity to recognize and commemorate the heritage and contributions that women have bestowed upon history through various events on the installation. (U.S. Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jazmin Smith) BW CC signs women's history proclamation
U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Paul W. Tibbets IV, the 509th Bomb Wing (BW) commander, far left, and Chief Master Sgt. Melvina Smith, the 509th BW command chief, far right, stand with members of the Women’s History Month committee following the signing of the Women’s History Month proclamation at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., March 1, 2017. During the
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2017
The Air Force Surgeon General has announced the recipients of the Air Force Medical Service 2016 individual and team Annual Awards. Air Force Medical Service 2016 Award Winners Announced
The Air Force Surgeon General has announced the recipients of the Air Force Medical Service 2016 individual and team Annual Awards. The nominations submitted reflect the extraordinary quality of the Airmen in the Air Force Medical Service. The accomplishments of those recognized demonstrate expertise, leadership and commitment across the full
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2017
A new 509th Bomb Wing icon has been added to every computer’s desktop at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., Feb. 16, 2017. By clicking on the “Whiteman HELP” icon, individuals can access a list of help agencies on and off base, and most items are hyperlinked to the agency’s web page. One click can make a difference
Sometimes the answer isn’t as simple as we hope. Life inevitably has problems we haven’t faced before. They can manifest suddenly or appear over time. Sometimes they can get so overwhelming, a person loses hope. If you, or someone you know, is facing adversity and doesn’t know how to overcome it, there are resources available to assist in finding the information needed to combat hardship.
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