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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
0 8/14
2008
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
2008
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
0 7/29
2008
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
0 7/23
2008
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.
0 7/01
2008
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
0 6/17
2008
Default Air Force Logo June is Low Back Pain Prevention Month: Take the time to learn effective approaches for maintaining a healthy back
Low back pain is one of the most common medical conditions in America, affecting 80 percent of people at some point in their lives. Back pain can range from a dull, constant ache to sudden sharp pain making movement difficult. Causes can include a fall, a sports injury, a sedentary lifestyle, or lifting incorrectly. Most back pain resolves on its
0 6/17
2008
Default Air Force Logo Base housing office to host home buying seminar
Have you ever wanted to sit down with a mortgage lender and ask questions about buying or selling a home? Do you know the difference between VA, FHA, HUD, Fannie Mae, or would like to know the difference? Should you mortgage a home for 30 or 15 years, should you consider a fixed mortgage rate over an adjustable mortgage rate? Should you refinance?
0 6/17
2008
Default Air Force Logo 101 Critical Days of Summer: Focus on summer driving, vehicle safety
Motor vehicle traffic crashes are the leading cause of death for all Americans between two and 34, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Similarly, the leading cause of fatal mishaps during the 101 Critical Days of Summer continues to be off-duty private motor vehicle mishaps. These accidents were often caused by drunk
0 6/10
2008
Default Air Force Logo Water safety key for summer fun
With summer nearly in full-swing, people are taking to the water to get relief from the seasonal high temperatures. As servicemembers and their families members enjoy the cooling pleasures of boating, fishing, water sports and visiting area lakes, it is vital they keep safety in mind. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in
0 5/27
2008
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