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BALAD AIR BASE, Iraq -- Lt. Col. Steve West, 332nd Air Expeditionary Wing chaplain, speaks to members of his congregation about rejection and how to overcome it Jan. 20. Each week Chaplain West offers sermons touching on issues affecting deployed servicemembers. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Julianne Showalter) An answered prayer, 509th BW Chaplain receives top award
"I remember going out the gate at Eglin Air Force Base, as I was leaving active duty in 1977 and praying as I left, Lord if I could ever be an Air Force Chaplain that's what I want to be," said Chaplain (Lt. Col.) Steven West, 509th Bomb Wing Chapel. His prayers were answered and his career recently led him to receive the 2008 Air Force Association
0 10/14
Brig. Gen. Craig D. McCord, Col. Robert L. Leeker, Brig. Gen. Garrett Harencak, and Congressman Ike Skelton participate in a ribbon cutting ceremony to commemorate the transition of the 131st Fighter Wing to the 131st Bomb Wing at Whiteman, AFB. (Photo By: Tech. Sgt. Megan Hunter) 131st FW transitions to become the 131st BW
A new mark in history was made recently as the Air National Guard 131st Fighter Wing from St. Louis officially stood up as the 131st Bomb Wing during a ribbon cutting ceremony here Oct. 4. The ceremony celebrated the official grand opening of the 131st BW's headquarters here, located at building 3006, and the first official drill for the guardsmen
0 10/09
WHITEMAN AIR FORCE BASE, Mo. - Col. Steve Elliott, 788th Installation Acquisition Group provisional director, discusses Sept. 5 with local small business owners some of the changes the Installation Acquisition Transsformation program will bring to the Air Force in terms of contracts and local small businesses. IAT is an Air Force-wide initiative to modify contracting business practices at the Continental United States Installation level to create a more efficient acquisition process. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Jason Barebo) IAT Roadshow comes to Whiteman
The 509th Contracting Squadron held an Installation Acquisition Transformation forum Sept. 5 to discuss with local small business owners changes that are on the horizon. Col. Steve Elliott, 788th Installation Acquisition Group provisional director located at Scott Air Force Base, Ill., spoke to more than 10 members of local small businesses about
0 9/17
WHITEMAN AIR FORCE BASE, Mo. – Army Sgts.Chistopher Lorey, Brian Pummill and David Ezell, all from the 1-135th Attack Recon Battalion, load 2.76 inch rockets on an AH-64A Apache Sept. 6. The Missouri Army National Guard’s 1-135th Attack Recon Battalion recently implemented a new training program that allows pilots to arm and fly three AH-64 Apache helicopters from Whiteman AFB to Fort Leonard Wood for the first time to practice aerial gunnery at their monthly drill. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Stephen Linch) Lock and Load: Team Whiteman, Army National Guard replicate wartime mission
"We are taking heavy fire... requesting immediate air support," says a Soldier, praying it will be their saving grace. Answering his prayers, miles away following the order to 'get the birds in the air,' a team of Apache gunships take to the skies. Replicating this wartime scenario the Missouri Army National Guard's 1-135th Attack Recon Battalion
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WHITEMAN AIR FORCE BASE, Mo. – Capt. Michael Boswell, 509th Logistics Readiness Squadron and WAFB bodybuilding coach, critiques Murica Simmering, WAFB Bodybuilding team member, as she performs curls Aug. 13. Mrs. Simmering is one of 12 WAFB Body Building Team members training for upcoming North American National Bodybuilding Federation bodybuilding competitions. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airmen 1st Class Stephen Linch) Leading by example, Whiteman Body Building Team takes fit to fight concept to a new level
It started six weeks ago with about 15 people sitting around a table eating pizza and talking about the hardships and strain that would soon come in their upcoming months of preparation; preparation that would push them further mentally and physically than any of them thought possible. Since then every meal eaten, repetition executed and mile ran
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Default Air Force Logo Force Shaping Cancelled
(Editor's note: the following information was received from Headquarters United States Air Force in Washington, D.C.)The Department of Defense has approved the Air Force Active Duty end strength increase to 330,000 in fiscal year 10. This is not far from our current end strength, but it is an increase of 13,400 positions from our previously
0 8/07
COLUMBIA, Mo. - Army Command Sgt. Maj. Robert Maze and Army Staff Sgt. Michelle Elliot pass the torch to Warrant Officer Roger Fillmer and Sgt 1st Class Kannon John. (U.S. Army photo/Michelle Queiser) Guardmembers run Show-Me State Games torch to opening ceremonies
The Missouri National Guard marathon team recently ran the Show-Me State Games torch from the steps of the Missouri State Capitol in Jefferson City to the KOMU Channel 8 building in Columbia. Eight Soldiers ran for four hours along U.S. Highway 63. They endured 25 miles of harsh black road, intense heat and unforgiving humidity. Maj. Gen. King
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WHITEMAN AIR FORCE BASE, Mo. - Sagar Pathak, a journalist for World Airshow magazine and associate editor for In Flight magazine, sits in a T-38 Talon here following his B-2 chase flight July 18. Sagar visited Whiteman for five days and was introduced to several aspects of the B-2 world that he blogged about on his Web Site, www.horizontalrain.com. (U.S. Air Force photo/1st Lt. Matt Miller) Blog Spot: Reporter highlights revolutionary airpower, revolutionary Airmen in web log
This past week, the 509th Bomb Wing had the opportunity to showcase revolutionary airpower and Airmen to Sagar Pathak, a journalist for World Airshow magazine and associate editor for In Flight USA magazine. Both publications reach audiences nationwide. More importantly, Mr. Pathak isn't just another journalist working for another magazine. He's
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Default Air Force Logo Whiteman encouraged to practice firework safety
Whiteman Air Force Base will be hosting their annual Independence Day fireworks show at Skelton Park July 4. Fireworks will start at about 9 pm. If service members and their family members decide to attend the firework show or host their own, it is always important to practice safety first. Fireworks can be dangerous if fire safety is not applied.
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Default Air Force Logo Whiteman Cub Scouts crossover at the spring campout
Spring is here and Whiteman Cub Scout Pack 405 is having great fun and adventure! Cub Scouts and their families gathered at the Knob Noster State Park May 16 for a graduation/crossover ceremony and campout. During the ceremony, some of the boys were awarded their individual achievement awards. Additionally, the older Cub Scouts tied the next rank's
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