Feature Search

Feature Comments Updated
1 ... 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 ... 70
Tech. Sgt. Erin Connolly, 509th Medical Operations Squadron bioenvironmental technician, stands in front of the newest mine resistant ambush protected vehicle, which arrived in Iraq, Dec. 1, 2009. From the Frontlines: Tech. Sgt. Erin Connolly
Exposed to an array of environmental health spectrums, Tech. Sgt. Erin Connolly, 509th Medical Operations Squadron bioenvironmental technician, stepped-up and finished out a fellow Airman's deployment.She returned in January from a three-month deployment to Joint Base Balad, Iraq, where she worked as a bioenvironmental engineering technician.
0 5/05
2010
Default Air Force Logo MUNS -- Bringing lethality to the B-2 mission
The Airmen of the 509th Munitions Squadron Conventional Maintenance Section assemble and maintain the lethality that is loaded into the B-2 Spirit, equipping it with un-matched fire power."We give the enemy an opportunity to die for what they believe in," said Staff Sgt. Donald Franken, a member of the Air National Guard 131st Bomb Wing. "We put
0 4/27
2010
Default Air Force Logo From the Frontlines: Tech. Sgt. Kurtis Schatzer
Although, it is not likely to see the next Rambo trilogy based-off Air Force contracting deployments, without them the "Stallone-like" troops wouldn't survive. These contractors are the behind-the-scene warriors who keep troops supplied.Tech. Sgt. Kurtis Schatzer, 509th Contracting Squadron contracting officer, who was deployed to Tallil Air Base,
0 4/27
2010
Default Air Force Logo Airman, Soldier assist collision victims
Servicemembers from Whiteman, an Airman and a Soldier, assisted victims of a two-vehicle collision, April 9, near intersection M-131 and U.S. Highway 50, in Pittsville, Mo. "As I crested a hill, about a half mile from the intersection; I caught a glimpse of the underside of a pickup truck mid-roll just prior to seeing a huge dust cloud erupt around
0 4/26
2010
Default Air Force Logo From the Front Lines: Tech. Sgt. Kenneth Hasty
In the middle of the 2009 - 2010 white winter, while Airmen were clearing the powdery streets of Whiteman, a 509th Medical Group Airman, was deployed to Soto Cano Air Force Base, Honduras. "It was rough having to miss out on all the cold weather this past winter," said Tech. Sgt. Kenneth Hasty, 509th MDG NCO in Charge of Pediatrics. "I had to
0 4/20
2010
WHITEMAN AIR FORCE BASE, Mo. - Tech. Sgt. Joseph Laxson, 509th Force Support Squadron, Airman Leadership School (ALS) instructor briefs his flight on the upcoming 5 weeks of curriculum April 9, 2010.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Jason Huddleston)  (Released) Starting line of leadership
In the words of the great Vince Lombardi, "Leaders aren't born they are made. And they are made just like anything else, through hard work. And that's the price we'll have to pay to achieve ... any goal."At some point in every Airmen's career they will learn to be one of the "chiefs of the tribe." The Whiteman Airmen Leadership School is a building
0 4/14
2010
WHITEMAN AIR FORCE BASE, Mo. - Staff Sgt. Michelle Salyer, 509th Operations Support Squadron air traffic controller, works the approach position, ensuring the safety of air traffic in her airspace.  Approach controllers guide aircraft during instrument flight.(U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Jason Huddleston)

In a dark room with no curtains
The radar approach control facility, or RAPCON, is the opposite of what many people imagine when they think of air traffic control. It's not a tower high above the flight line, with windows everywhere. It's a dark, ground-level room lined with green screens that provide a visual connection to the outside world. Their world is limited to a
0 4/14
2010
WHITEMAN AIR FORCE BASE,Mo.- Master Sgt. Carl Schilli, 131st Maintenance Squadron metals technician, taps out a fresh cut nozzle after being carved out by a water jet computer numerical control system from a large slab of metal, April 6, 2010. Metals technology designs and fabricates multiple pieces for the Team Whiteman mission, for everyday use in every career field. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Airman 1st Class Carlin Leslie) (Released) Innovation at its best
It's been said, necessity is the mother of invention. Ideas take shape, from chemical reactions in the brain, to graphite scratchings on blank paper, to a series of calculations in a computer program, to data fed to a machine which transforms a chunk of aluminum into a valuable tool with the potential to save the Air Force millions of dollars.It
0 4/13
2010
Mr. Mark Davis, Whiteman Recycling Center material examiner, sorts through a cardboard recycling bin early morning April 12, 2010 to ensure no other recyclable or non-recyclable materials are mixed in. The recycling center provides a drop-off point for recyclable materials at the commissary parking lot. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Jason Barebo) Trash to cash: Recycling center helps environment, funds base projects
As the Air Force continues its eco-friendly trend with greener fuel and power, the Whiteman Recycling Center provides an alternative to throwing trash to the curb.Located at the corner of 3rd Street and McConnell Ave. on base, the recycling center has more than 20 bins for people to drop off their recyclable material. There is also a trailer for
0 4/13
2010
Default Air Force Logo Spirit Café: Young adults' playground
Nestled in the back of the Whiteman Community Center is an area perfect for Airmen looking for a spot to stay entertained, to meet new people, and to enjoy home-cooked meals.The Spirit Café hosts a wide variety of activities, ranging from board games to electronic entertainment. More than a dozen TVs with varying connections to Xbox 360, PS3, Wii,
0 4/06
2010
1 ... 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 ... 70
RSS