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A U.S. Air Force B-2 Spirit bomber, deployed from Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., takes off, March 27, 2016, in the U.S. Pacific Command area of operations . Bomber operations provide a visible demonstration of the U.S. Air Force's ability to project power globally and respond to any potential crisis or challenge. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Joel Pfiester/Released) America's global strike capabilities on full display during POLAR ROAR
This week, Team Whiteman executed training operations in support of POLAR ROAR.
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Explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) team members with the 509th Civil Engineer Squadron perform a medical evacuation during the Operation Thunder Weasel exercise at the Truman Lake National Guard Training Site, Mo., July 27, 2016. The EOD team was tested on their ability to treat a patient and evacuate them to a helicopter landing zone. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Danielle Quilla) Operation Thunder Weasel tests EOD skills
The 509th Civil Engineer Squadron (CES) explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) team members participated in the Operation Thunder Weasel with the 1-135th Assault Helicopter Battalion at Truman Lake National Guard Training Site, Missouri, July 26 – 28, 2016.
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Preventing illness or injury is the goal of the Air Force’s Preventive Medicine program, a topic that is highlighted in August during Preventive Health Month.  (AF Graphic) Preventive measures lead to a healthier Air Force
Preventing illness or injury is the goal of the Air Force's Preventive Medicine program, a topic that is highlighted in August during Preventive Health Month
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Members of the 72nd Test and Evaluation Squadron (TES) pose for a group photo at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., April 8, 2016. The 72nd TES executes independent tests and evaluations of the B-2 Spirit and report the effectiveness and suitability of the B-2 weapons system in an operationally realistic environment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Sandra Marrero) B-2 three-ship satisfies test objectives
The first-ever B-2 Spirit three-ship with the GBU-57A/B Massive Ordnance Penetrator (MOP) was performed  by the 72nd Test and Evaluation Squadron(TES) and the 509th Bomb Wing (BW) at Whiteman Air Force Base (AFB), Missouri, June 6, 2016."This was the first time we have ever loaded three B-2s, each with two 30,000-pound weapons, and put them all in
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U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Allen Anderson, an aircraft armament systems mechanic assigned to the 131st Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, operates an MHU-83 D/E jammer  during certification training at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., June 28, 2016. Anderson, after serving more than 20 years in the Air Force, decided to end his career how it began, as a weapons loader.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jovan Banks) Load crew member's career comes full circle
Many times Senior NCO's do not have the chance to go back and get their hands dirty, but one master sergeant had the opportunity to see his career come full circle."I started my career off loading and I wanted to end my career loading," said Master Sgt. Allen Anderson, an aircraft armament systems mechanic assigned to the 131st Aircraft Maintenance
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An Airman changes the number of days since the last DUI on the DUI condition level sign at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., July 13, 2016. In an attempt to further prevent Airmen from getting behind the wheel while intoxicated, the 509th Bomb Wing implemented a DUI Battle Plan. The plan serves as a tool for commanders and supervisors to ensure Airmen and members of Team Whiteman understand the risks of drunken driving and the importance of responsible decision making with regard to their safety and the safety of others on the road. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Joel Pfiester) You booze, you cruise, you lose
In an attempt to further combat Airmen from getting behind the wheel while intoxicated, the 509th Bomb Wing implemented a Driving Under the Influence (DUI) Battle Plan.The DUI Battle Plan is operationally based and is a targeted response to the total number of DUIs that occur by Whiteman personnel. As the total number of DUIs increase, so do the
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U.S. Air Force Maj. Timothy Liebold, the 509th Munitions Squadron commander, addresses the audience during a change of command ceremony at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., June 30, 2016. Liebold assumed command from U.S. Air Force Maj. Matthew Drossner. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Sandra Marrero) Change of Command Season

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U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. William Shelden, a 509th Civil Engineer Squadron structural journeyman, cuts a new ceiling tile at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., July 5, 2016. A building that was previously unoccupied is now being renovated to host the Airman’s Attic. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Michaela R. Slanchik) 509th CES: Airmen in the attic

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Meredith, daughter of Tech Sgt. Jaime Conui who is assigned to the 509th Maintenance Squadron, offers food to a goat during the Independence Day Celebration at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., June 30, 2016. Youth had the opportunity to get up close to farm animals, walk through a bird exhibit and ride a pony at the event. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Danielle Quilla) Independence Day Celebration 2016

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Participants begin running the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Pride Month Rainbow Run 5K at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., June 24, 2016. A total of 75 people participated in the run and showed their support to the LGBT community. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Danielle Quilla) LGBT Pride Month Rainbow Run 5K

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