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Default Air Force Logo March 2015 Courts-Martial, Article 15s, and Discharges
March 2015 Courts-Martial, Article 15s, and DischargesBelow is a summary of the more serious disciplinary actions that have occurred on base in March of this year.  Non-Judicial PunishmentA Technical Sergeant from the 509th Logistics Readiness Squadron received an Article 15 for violations of Article 93, cruelty and maltreatment, Article 128,
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U.S. Navy veteran and chief executive officer of The Mission Continues Eric Greitens meets and greets members of Team Whiteman May 20, 2015. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jovan Banks/Released) One foot forward: Resilience redefined
Members of Team Whiteman had the opportunity to meet and interact with Navy SEAL Eric Greitens, founder of the nonprofit organization The Mission Continues, May 19 at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo. His work with wounded veterans has changed the way people view disabled prior service members.Greitens hosted a resiliency brief engaging with more than
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Default Air Force Logo EES/WAPS briefing team to visit Whiteman June 26
Personnel from Headquarters Air Force and the Air Force Personnel Center will visit Whiteman Air Force Base June 26 to share information about Enlisted Evaluation System and Weighted Airman Promotion System changes.The briefing will be held from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. in the Base Theater.During the briefing, EES/WAPS subject matter experts will
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The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds fly in a synchronized formation at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., June 13, 2015. The Thunderbirds tour the United States and countries around the world to perform their famous aerobatic formations as they represent the U.S. military. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Keenan Berry/Released) 'Wings Over Whiteman' wows crowds
Tens of thousands of people from across America came to Whiteman Air Force Base June 13 to witness the first day of the "Wings Over Whiteman" air show.The air show serves as a way to let the public interact with the men and women of the U.S. military as well as get a glimpse of static displays and aerial acts.
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Air Force Maj. Gen. Richard Clark, Eighth Air Force commander, hands over the wing guidon to Brig. Gen. Paul W. Tibbets IV, 509th Bomb Wing commander, during the change of command at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., June 5, 2015. Presentation of the guidon to Tibbets symbolizes the official change of command from the old commander to the new commander. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Alexandra M. Longfellow/Released) Continuing the legacy: Tibbets takes command of 509th Bomb Wing
During a historical ceremony June 5, Brig. Gen. Paul W. Tibbets IV took command of the 509th Bomb Wing at Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri.Tibbets' grandfather, Brig. Gen. Paul W. Tibbets Jr., was the pilot of "Enola Gay," the B-29 Superfortress known for dropping the "Little Boy" atomic bomb Aug. 6, 1945, on Hiroshima, Japan.At the time, the
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Lt. Gen. Stephen Wilson, Air Force Global Strike Command commander, left, shares some words during a recognition ceremony at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., May 27, 2015. During the ceremony, Capt. John Sullivan, 509th Security Forces Squadron operations officer, was presented the Lance P. Sijan Award for the company grade officer category at the Air Force level. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Keenan Berry/Released) Whiteman Airman receives Lance P. Sijan award
A Whiteman Airman was recently named the 2014 Lance P. Sijan award recipient in the company grade officer (CGO) category.Capt. John Sullivan, 509th Security Forces Squadron operations officer was recognized May 28 during a ceremony hosted by Air Force Global Strike Command commander Lt. Gen. Stephen Wilson.The award, first presented in 1981, was
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U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Brendan Brustad, 509th Medical Support Squadron NCO in charge of medical contracting, catches his breath during a 161 mile run May 19, 2015, at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo. Brustad ran approximately 26 miles a day for six days to honor the victims of the 2011 Joplin tornado. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Joel Pfiester/Released)
Running for a reason
One hundred sixty-one ... That's the total number of lives lost during an EF5 tornado which took place May 22, 2011, in Joplin, Missouri.One hundred sixty-one ... That's the total number of miles U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Brendan Brustad, from the 509th Medical Support Squadron ran from May 16-21 as a tribute to those victims.The Joplin Memorial
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A member of the 509th Bomb Wing plays the role of a stunned trauma patient during a major accident response exercise May 20, 2015, at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo. Having moulage applied to simulated patients allows the medics to have a more realistic response to exercises such as these. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Brigitte N. Brantley/Released) Medics train for worst-case scenario

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U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Stephen Wilson, Air Force Global Strike Command commander, explains the wing’s mission to Lt. Gen. Philippe Steininger, commander of the French Air Force’s Strategic Air Forces Command, at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., May 26, 2015. Since its standup in 2009, AFGSC has worked to build and maintain a strong relationship with its allies in the French air forces. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Alexandra M. Longfellow/Released) French Air Force visit strengthens partnership
Since its standup in 2009, Air Force Global Strike Command has worked to build and maintain a strong relationship with its allies in the French air forces. A regular series of exchange visits between leadership, participation in joint exercises, and attendance at major events have served to develop mutual understanding and partnering opportunities
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U.S. Air Force Col. Matthew Brooks, 509th Bomb Wing vice commander from Whiteman Air Force Base, speaks at the annual Memorial Day service in Excelsior Springs, Mo. May 25, 2015. The event honored men and women from all military services who gave their lives in the service of their country. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Master Sgt. Christopher Gish/Released) Col. Brooks Speaks at Excelsior Springs Memorial Day Service

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