Feature Search

Feature Comments Updated
1 ... 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 ... 70
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
0 11/10
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
0 11/03
2009
WHITEMAN AIR FORCE BASE, Mo., - Staff Sgt. John Burkhart, 131st Maintenance Squadron conventional maintenance crew chief, poses for a portrait in the 131st munitions maintenance bay, Oct. 23. Sergeant Burkhart is the lead conventional maintenance crew chief for the 131st, teaching munitions maintenance to more than 100 personnel per quarter. Sergeant Burkhart and other members of the 131st MXS build and maintain 11 different types of guided weapons. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Kenny Holston)(Released) Munitions integration between Air Force, Air Guard a success
Total Force Integration has been the main focus here over the past few years. The base is home to the United States Air Force, Air Force Reserve, Missouri Air National Guard and Missouri Army National Guard, who all contribute to flying missions ranging from the B-2 Stealth Bomber to the A-10 Thunderbolt to the AH-64 Apache helicopter. In 2005, the
0 10/30
2009
WHITEMAN AIR FORCE BASE, Mo., - Rafael Ramirez, Whiteman Auto Hobby Shop service manager , torques the wheels of a customer's Toyota after balancing the tires.  Whiteman Airmen can stretch their dollars further by utilizing the auto hobby shop according to Mr. Ramirez. The shop can help save Airmen 40 to 60 percent over dealerships, he said. (Released) Whiteman Airmen save money at the auto hobby shop
As winter approaches, automotive technicians throughout the mid-west see their shops fill up with customers who want to prepare their cars for the cold months. At Whiteman, the employees of the Auto Hobby Shop are a little busier too. Some of their customers do their own work, making use of the vehicle-lifts and the massive array of tools available
0 10/27
2009
Default Air Force Logo Photocopying military IDs okay for TRICARE
When the doctor's office asks for a military ID card and makes a copy, it's OK--and usually necessary. To receive medical care, service members and their families need to show their eligibility for TRICARE. Although those who enroll in TRICARE Prime will receive a TRICARE Prime ID card, the key to showing eligibility is the valid military ID card.
0 10/27
2009
Default Air Force Logo PREP: "What's right with your relationship?"
Each grade in school teaches students to build on existing foundations for the next course and relationships aren't any different. To help build relationships, the Family Advocacy office offers the Prevention and Relationship Enhancement Program, a course intended to give its pupils the tools they need to advance a current relationship. "The PREP
0 10/27
2009
Default Air Force Logo Manage TRICARE Prime Online with BWE
Looking for an easy way to manage your TRICARE Prime enrollment? Eligible service members and their family can do just that by using the Beneficiary Web Enrollment (BWE) Web site.  Through BWE, you can:  Enroll in Prime Make your initial enrollment fee payment Choose a primary care manager (PCM)* Update personal information and DEERS
0 10/21
2009
Default Air Force Logo Parents at the front line against kids’ obesity
According to the Journal of American Medicine, nearly 32 percent of American children between 2 and 19 need to lose weight to avoid chronic conditions such as diabetes and heart disease.  Military families aren't exempt; a 2005 survey reported that nearly 20 percent of Department of Defense teenagers are obese. Obesity means an individual is more
0 10/21
2009
1 ... 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 ... 70
RSS