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Default Air Force Logo DeCA pulls Complete MoisturePlus
Commissaries worldwide have been directed to remove from their shelves Complete MoisturePlus contact lens solutions manufactured by Advanced Medical Optics of Santa Ana, Calif. The manufacturer announced the voluntary recall after an investigation by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found a connection between the solution and a rare,
0 5/31
2007
Congressman Silvestre Reyes, who represents the 16th District of Texas in the U.S. House of Representatives, talks to Todd Smith of Warrensburg, Mo., during a base community council luncheon at Mission’s End May 29. As a senior member of both the Armed Services and Select Intelligence Committees, Congressman Reyes is a key member of Congress on defense and military issues.  He attended the luncheon with Missouri Congressman Ike Skelton, and U.S. Navy Rear Admiral Mark Ferguson, Navy legislative affairs chief. Congressman Reyes, who served in the U.S. Army and is a Vietnam War veteran, thanked Whiteman members for their service and patriotism.(U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Rob Hazelett) Congressman Reyes visits Whiteman

0 5/31
2007
Maj. Matt Calhoun, 13th Bomb Squadron, performs a pre-flight inspection of a B-2 while a Smithsonian Institute film crew documents his briefing with crew chiefs May 24 for a feature documentary on stealth technology. The documentary is scheduled to air in the fall. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Matt Summers) Smithsonian visits Whiteman

0 5/31
2007
Senior Airmen Eric Hinckley (left) and Christopher Smith, 509th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, prepare to launch a B-2 for a training sortie May 24. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Matt Summers) 509th BW wins STRATCOM’s Omaha Trophy
What many at Whiteman were thinking all along was recently confirmed by officials of U.S. Strategic Command. The 509th Bomb Wing earned the command's highest honor, the Omaha Trophy, for having the best strategic aircraft operations for 2006. The strategic aircraft operations trophy is one of four Omaha awards presented annually to assigned units
0 5/30
2007
Default Air Force Logo What being medically ready to deploy means
With Air Expeditionary Forces 9/10 quickly approaching, it's a good time to start thinking about what you need to do to be medically ready to deploy. Being prepared and completing your requirements when you know they are due can save you a lot of time and ensure a smoother out-processing. Listed below is some information on the medical requirements
0 5/29
2007
Default Air Force Logo Smoke-free dorms: Exploring the possbilities
As we approach June and the implementation of our new smoke free dorm policy, the lives of our dorm residents, smokers and non-smokers alike are about to change ... perhaps forever. For most non-smokers and a few smokers, it may be seen as a time to celebrate. Some smokers may consider it an inconvenience, or the loss of one of their "rights,"
0 5/29
2007
Default Air Force Logo 509th Bomb Wing earns ‘Outstanding’ CORI rating
The Air Combat Command inspector general announced Sunday the 509th Bomb Wing received an "outstanding" grade for their recent conventional operations readiness inspection. During the outbrief, ACC IG members said they were "truly impressed with the professionalism, devotion and dedication to the mission displayed throughout the inspection" at
0 5/29
2007
Default Air Force Logo Air Force smart operations in full swing
Manpower reductions, leaner budgets and increased operations tempo have led to major changes in the way we do business throughout the Air Force and the 509th Bomb Wing. Many of these changes are coming quickly and in order to keep up we must rely on something called Air Force Smart Operations for the 21st century. The term "AFSO21" is the
0 5/21
2007
Default Air Force Logo Key to energy reduction lies within
You are the most important factor in energy conservation reduction at Whiteman Air Force Base and at your own home, whether on or off base. Without your input and actions no reduction can be accomplished. You have to become aware of how your actions affect everyone. By becoming energy aware you can help to reduce energy dependency and the adverse
0 5/18
2007
Riley Michaud, daughter of Capt. Matt Michaud, 393d Bomb Squadron, is welcomed home after a mock ‘deployment’ Saturday during Operation Spirit. The operation provided military children th opportunity to experience a ‘deployment’ at their level. (U. S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Stephen Linch) Whiteman kids ‘deploy’ in Operation Spirit
Operation Spirit kicked off with an 8 a.m. phone call, which recalled more than 90 children to the deployment center Saturday. Operation Spirit was a simulated deployment designed to give children of 'deployed' and 'deployable' members the experience of what their parents must do prior to leaving for a deployment. After being recalled, the children
0 5/04
2007
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