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Default Air Force Logo HAWC encourages family fitness, nutrition
As part of the Year of the Air Force Family initiative, the Whiteman Health and Wellness Center is offering the Healthy Family Fitness and Nutrition Class at the HAWC monthly. The two-part class is designed to help families who are juggling home, work, and other events to stay healthy and fit. The HAWC staff highly-encourages Team Whiteman members
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2009
WHITEMAN AIR FORCE BASE Mo. – 2nd Lt. Benjamin Coffman, 509th Contracting Squadron member, enjoys the buffet offered at Missions End Nov  17.  Missions End offers a variety of catered events during large and small, from wedding receptions to Sweet 16 birthday parties and military functions such as Airmen Leadership School graduations.(U.S. Air Force Photo/ Senior Airman Jessica Mae Snow) (Released) Where the 'Mission Ends' and the fun begins
Housed in a B-2 shaped structure there is a facility and staff that offer a variety of events and entertainment for both military and civilian employees, from the youngest to the most seasoned, here.The Missions End, also known as The Club, has been offering a variety of catered events large and small -- from Airmen Leadership School graduations,
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2009
Default Air Force Logo Team Whiteman encouraged to protect themselves from the flu
Throughout history, infectious disease has been one of the most challenging adversaries for military forces. The outcome of almost every major military campaign has been decided by the health of the forces. In an effort to maintain force health protection, people battle influenza on a yearly basis. The "influenza season" in the United States takes
0 11/17
2009
Default Air Force Logo Fundraisers, squadron holiday parties
Many squadrons are now getting ready for holiday parties. This is a great time for military members and their families to foster espirit de corps while celebrating the season. Often, a squadron's private organization or unofficial activity will assist their unit in raising money to help foot the bill. It is important that these organizations
0 11/17
2009
Default Air Force Logo Operation Care Package
As the holiday season approaches and people gear-up to do their holiday shopping, often times servicemembers here and abroad come to mind. In an effort to help those filled with the holiday gift-giving spirit, The Airmen and Family Readiness Center offers a number of Web sites and avenues that allow people to do just that."I work with Airmen
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2009
Staff Sgt. Eduardo Quezada, Army veterinarian technician, fills a syringe with a rabies vaccination prior to administering it to a family pet here Nov 10.  The clinic aids servicemembers in keeping pets legal, safe and healthy.  (U.S. Air Force Photo/ Senior Airman Jessica Mae Snow) (Released) Man's best friend
One of Whiteman's smallest facilities is home to one of the bases biggest operational support functions. The Whiteman Veterinarian Treatment Facility consists of a two-person team that tends to Whiteman's four-legged wingmen. Veterinarian technicians Army Staff Sgt. Eduardo Quezada and Natalie Smith man the clinic Monday through Friday to help keep
0 11/10
2009
Default Air Force Logo Team Whiteman encouraged to 'seal out' tooth decay
Cavities remain one of the most common diseases in the children. The Surgeon General's report on oral health indicates that sealants can reduce decay in school children by more than 70 percent, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.This month, as part Dental Awareness Month, the 509th Medical Operations Squadron highly
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2009
WHITEMAN AIR FORCE BASE, Mo. - Airman 1st Class Ricky Argenbright, 509th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, electronic warfare technician, performs an operations check on a B-2 spirit prior to flight, Oct 29. 509th AMXS crew chiefs work around the clock with B-2 pilots training and staying prepared for real world missions. Twenty B-2 Spirit aircrafts are assigned to the 509th Bomb Wing. The B-2's primary mission is to attack time-critical targets early in a conflict to minimize an enemy's war-making potential. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Kenny Holston)(Released) Maintaining the machine: Behind-the-scene Airmen make it happen
In today's world, keeping machines in good working condition is no small feat. Even seemingly simple tasks are complicated with global technology in the 20th century. Most mechanical tasks, small and large, require a professional with extensive classroom training, on-the-job training, experience and a wall papered with degrees and certifications.
0 11/03
2009
Default Air Force Logo Basic training for dads
Many first-time dads have questions and concerns regarding fatherhood. In efforts to help ease their concerns and help answer their questions, the Whiteman Family Advocacy Program has a class exclusively designed for a male audience. "Dads: The Basics" is a course intended to help expecting and new fathers learn skills needed to care for infants,
0 11/03
2009
WHITEMAN AIR FORCE BASE, Mo., -- Capt. Kelly Friesen, member of the B-2 Test Team, pictured here with his wife, Natalie, is a C.W. Bill Young Department of Defense Bone Marrow Program donor. Through the program Captain Friesen was able to assist a fellow DoD member. Team Whiteman will have the opportunity to become potential donors, by supporting a base-wide bone marrow drive C.W. Bill Young DoD Donor Program Nov. 5-7 at various base locations.  (U.S. Air Force Courtesy photo) (Released) A chance to save a life
Donating bone marrow isn't something most people are itching to do. Many erroneously believe it's always an invasive, painful process, despite the fact that it can and does save lives.  Whether or not to donate is a tough descision to make, but Capt. Kelly Friesen of the B-2 Test Team, didn't think twice. While at Maxwell AFB for a six-week course
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2009
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