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A B-2 Stealth bomber from the 509th Bomb Wing at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., flies over the St. Louis Arch on Aug. 10. The B-2 flyover was one of several events celebrating Air Force Week in St. Louis. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Justin D. Pyle) 'Gateway to the West' embraces Air Force
The B-2 will join the Thunderbirds and other Air Force aircraft Thursday as part of a week-long air power celebration in St. Louis. St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay will sign a decree Monday proclaiming the week "Air Force Week" in St. Louis. As part of an effort by Air Force officials to help raise public awareness of the service's operations,
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Default Air Force Logo Wing announces quarterly award winners
The 509th Bomb Wing honored the second quarter award winners during a breakfast at Mission's End July 27. The winners are: Company Grade Officer Capt. Timothy Hensley, 509th Communications Squadron, is the Company Grade Officer of the Quarter. The network systems flight commander led 55 military and four civilians in operating Whiteman's $20
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Default Air Force Logo New kiosk to help base members
Whiteman has just received and installed a new DynaTouch OneStop kiosk. The new kiosk is designed to provide 24/7 customer service to the Whiteman team and support to all active duty, retired, reserve members, civilian, as well as all family members. The Kiosk provides access to information on a wide variety of topics including money matters,
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ANDERSEN AIR FORCE BASE, Guam -- A B-2 Spirit bomber, from the 509th Bomb Wing at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., takes off for a mission during an air and space expeditionary force deployment here.  The B-2s deployed here Feb. 25 to provide U.S. Pacific Command officials a continuous bomber presence in the Asia-Pacific region, enhancing regional security and the U.S. commitment to the Western Pacific.  Bomber aircraft have had an ongoing presence on the island since February 2004.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Val Gempis) B-2 Spirit exceeds mission standard
The B-2 achieved a milestone when it exceeded Air Combat Command's fully mission capable rate standard of 51 percent in June, a feat not achieved since September 2004. Keeping the B-2 ready for war is an effort that requires the hard work and support of everyone who works on base, said Col. Bob Dulong, 509th Maintenance Group commander. For a B-2
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