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Default Air Force Logo 76 Team Whiteman members promoted in October
  Seventy-six Team Whiteman members received their new stripes during a promotion ceremony Nov. 1 at the base theater.   They are:                  Airmen Philip Singer, 509th Civil Engineer Squadron Nicholas Green and Ashley Laws, 509th Security Forces Squadron                 Airmen First Class Walter Heidelberger, Curtis Lee and Dana Macmillan,
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Col. Garrett Harencak, 509th Bomb Wing commander, takes a turn in the 442nd Fighter Wing's A-10 simulator Oct. 25, 2007, at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo.  Colonel Harencak visited the 442nd, an Air Force Reserve Command unit, for the first time since taking command of the 509th in September.  The 509th Bomb Wing is the active-duty host unit at Whiteman and flies the B-2 Spirit, or "Stealth," bomber.  Pilots from the 442nd FW's 303rd Fighter Squadron familiarized the colonel with the A-10 Thunderbolt II's close air support mission.  Colonel Harencak also received a mission briefing on the reserve unit and issues unique to Air Force reservists.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Maj. David Kurle)
Bomb wing commander gets A-10 "stick" time

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WHITEMAN AIR FORCE BASE, Mo. -- Capt. Angela Hutson votes for a pumpkin at the 509th Medical Group’s 2007 Pumpkin Decorating Contest Oct. 25. The contest will conclude with the winner being announced Oct. 31. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Stephen Linch)      Pumpkin contest

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Default Air Force Logo 'Gifts from the Homefront' routes support to servicemembers
When issuing suggested holiday mailing deadlines for military care packages, the United States Postal Service made sure to highlight that "all packages and mail must be addressed to individual service members, as required by U.S. Department of Defense regulations."  Since the DoD suspended mail addressed to "any servicemember" nearly six years ago,
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Default Air Force Logo AAFES to giveaway deluxe Disney vacation
The Army & Air Force Exchange Service is partnering with Disney watch maker Seiko Instruments to offer military Families an opportunity to experience the magic of a Disney vacation with an exclusive, military-only sweepstakes. The winner of the "Disney Sweepstakes" will receive a vacation for four, including five-day-four-night deluxe hotel
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Default Air Force Logo Stress reduction workshop offered at the HAWC
Stress is a significant factor in all of our lives - literally from birth to death. Simply stated, it is our body's response to any kind of change, demand, pressure or threat on our well being. Above and beyond the typical pressures of civilian life, including financial challenges, many military families experience the added demands of separation
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WHITEMAN AIR FORCE BASE, Mo. -- Col. Garrett Harencak, 509th Bomb Wing commander, cuts a ribbon with help from 1st Lt.  Heidi Grandin, 509th Medical Operations Squadron, during a ribbon cutting ceremony for Bioenvironmental Engineering Oct. 24. Bioenvironmental Engineering is responsible for performing full spectrum health risk assessments including the areas of industrial hygiene, environmental surveillance, radiological monitoring of chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear detection and quantification. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Stephen Linch) Ribbon cutting takes place

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Default Air Force Logo Accept the Great American Smokeout challenge
Whiteman will celebrate the Great American Smokeout Nov. 15. Thirty years ago, the American Cancer Society's Great American Smokeout began as a way to inspire and encourage smokers to quit; it is now recognized as an Air Force health observance. The Smokeout challenges and motivates tobacco users across the country to quit for one day. Most health
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Default Air Force Logo Breathe easier with asthma
October is National Lung Health month, and it's a great time for people living with asthma to evaluate their condition and take extra steps to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Close to 53 million Americans are reported to suffer from asthma, and it can appear in many forms: - Allergic asthma, triggered by allergens such as animal dander, airborne
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Left to right: Col. Garrett Harencak, 509th Bomb Wing commander, presents the Whiteman Spirit Award to Master Sgt. Clark West, 509th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, Oct. 22. (U.S. Air Force photo/1st Lt. Candace Cutrufo) Whiteman Spirit Award
Master Sgt. Clark West, 509th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, received the Whiteman Spirit Award from Col. Garrett Harencak, 509th Bomb Wing commander, Oct. 22. Capt. Bryan Florio, 509th AMXS, nominated Sergeant West for the award. "Sergeant West has taken the time to work on some very special projects," Capt. Florio said. "He single-handedly
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