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WHITEMAN AIR FORCE BASE, Mo. -- Staff Sgt. David Gott, 509th Maintenance Squadron, (foreground) and Staff Sgt. John Koenig, 509th Logistics Readiness Squadron, check hazardous airlift material during cargo training performed by the 509th LRS July 18 and 19. The training helps ensure cargo is prepared properly to help the 509th Bomb Wing deploy safely and efficiently. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Stephen Linch) Training prepares 509ers

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Tina Shreve, Airman’s Attic volunteer, arranges boxes dropped off at the Airman’s Attic collection point July 13. An influx of boxes and large items have caused the Attic to be closed. Once items are rounded up, they are taken into the store where they are prepared to provide to Airmen and their families. Customers are reminded to donate only items that are in good condition or that have been gently used. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Rob Hazelett) Airman’s Attic to re-open after excessive dumping
Whiteman's Airman's Attic is set to re-open Aug. 1 after it temporarily closed after the store received many unusable items dumped in their receiving dock. The Attic was initially closed July 10 to clean, set-up new shelving and reorganize to allow a better traffic flow through the shopping area. However, the excessive influx of unusable items made
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WHITEMAN AIR FORCE BASE, Mo. - Col. Bob Dulong, 509th Maintenance Group commander, passes the guidon of the 509th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron to Maj. Richard Gibbs during a change-of-command ceremony July 12. Major Gibbs was previously assigned to the Naval War College in Newport, R.I. Lt. Col. Kevin Gulden, the former 509th AMXS commander, moves on to Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., and becomes the 28th AMXS commander. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Felicia Haecker) 509th AMXS receives new commander
Maj. Richard Gibbs, 509th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron commander, assumed command from Lt. Col. Kevin Gulden during a change-of-command ceremony July 12. Rank and Name: Maj. Rick Gibbs Squadron: 509th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron Date Assumed Command: July 12 Previous Assignment: College of Naval Command and Staff, Naval War College Time in
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Default Air Force Logo BX and SmartPay® make good cents
The competitive prices and convenience local Army & Air Force Exchange Service operations offer military shoppers don't end at work. In fact, all authorized GSA SmartPay® Card holders can quickly and easily get the items their unit or office needs without leaving Whiteman or, if making a purchase through the Exchange Online Store, without even
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Default Air Force Logo AAFES bringing music to troops ears with iPod giveaways
In conjunction with their annual back to school sale, the Army & Air Force Exchange Service is partnering with Mead to give military shoppers a chance to win one of nine iPod Nanos. From July 13-Aug. 30, troops and their families can fill out an entry form at their local base exchange for the opportunity to win a super slim 2GB iPod Nano. "Some
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2007
Staff Sgt. Timothy Rigelman, 509th Maintenance Squadron. (U.S. Air Force photo/1st Lt. Candace Cutrufo) Spirit Award
Staff Sgt. Timothy Rigelman, 509th Maintenance Squadron, received the Whiteman Spirit Award from Col. John Robinson, 509th Bomb Wing vice commander, July 16. Cicily Hoover, West 50 Storage manager, nominated Sergeant Rigelman for the award. Sergeant Rigelman assisted an elderly tenant who was in distress after she had fallen while removing items
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Brooklynn and Susan Wagner stand in front of the burned remains of the 1992 Dodge Ram truck, which belonged to Tech. Sgt. Joe Clark, 509th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron. The two escaped the truck blaze unharmed June 25 in Knob Noster, Mo. (Photo printed with permission of Susan Wagner)
Fire survivors live to tell others
A routine stop at a local intersection turned into an extraordinary event for Susan Wagner and her 16-year-old daughter Brooklynn, June 25, when the truck they were driving in burst into flames. The wife and daughter of Master Sgt. Phillip Wagner, 509th Maintenance Squadron, were driving a 1992 Dodge Ram, which belonged to Tech. Sgt. Joe Clark,
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Army and Air Force Exchange Service BX celebrates back to school "tax-free holiday" every day
While stores across Johnson County will be jammed for a handful of days in the coming months for "tax-free" holidays on select items, Whiteman's base exchange continues to offer tax-free shopping every day on everything in the store. With merchandise ranging from shoes, school supplies, clothing and backpacks to sporting goods, lunch boxes and
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2007
DeCA Graphic May case lot event sets sales record
Commissary customers around the world must have written across their May calendar in big, red letters: "Shop till you drop!" That's exactly what happened as the World's Biggest Case Lot Sale set a new record for May worldwide case lot sales with more than $12.5 million in sales and 1.8 million cases of product sold. This is a 1.8-percent increase
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Default Air Force Logo ALS graduates 32 future NCOs
The Whiteman Airman Leadership School Class 07-F graduated 27 senior airmen and five staff sergeants in a ceremony July 12 at the Mission's End. The award winners were: Senior Airman Ronald Lerch, 13th Bomb Squadron, John L. Levitow Staff Sgt. Christopher Smith, 509th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron and Senior Airman Andrea Coombs, 509th Civil
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