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Missouri Gov. Mike Parson visits Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri, July 11, 2018. This was Parson’s first visit with Team Whiteman since taking office June 1, 2018. As governor, he serves as the commander-in-chief of the Missouri National Guard. During his visit, Parson learned more about the base’s total force integration and the B-2 Spirit mission. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Danielle Quilla) Missouri Gov. Parson visits WAFB
Missouri Gov. Mike Parson visits Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri, July 11, 2018. This was Parson’s first visit with Team Whiteman since taking office June 1, 2018. As governor, he serves as the commander-in-chief of the Missouri National Guard. During his visit, Parson learned more about the base’s total force integration and the B-2 Spirit
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Linda Ambard, a violence prevention integrator assigned to the 509th Bomb Wing at Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri, holds her Vice Presidential commemorative coin July 10, 2018. Team Whiteman member recognized at White House, meets Trump and Pence
President Donald Trump recently invited 40 families of fallen service members to Washington, D.C., for a reception and memorial service to remind them – and our country – what they represent. Linda Ambard, a violence prevention integrator assigned to the 509th Bomb Wing at Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri, was there. She lost her husband Phil, who was a U.S. Air Force major serving in Afghanistan, in 2011.
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Members of Team Whiteman enjoy the annual Independence Day Celebration at Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri, on July 3, 2018. Flares of Freedom: Whiteman’s Independence Day Celebration

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Army Air Forces Staff Sgt. Roy Davis, an A-20G Havoc bomber assigned to the 13th Bombardment Squadron, is accounted for on June 7, 2017, by the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency. On June 23, 2018, he returned to his family and received a proper burial with full military honors in Ashby, Massachusetts. WWII Reaper returns home after 72 years MIA, Whiteman squadron pays tribute
After more than 70 years missing in action, one of the 13th Bomb Squadron’s Grim Reapers finally returned home to his country and his family in Ashby, Massachusetts. On March 12, 1944, Army Air Force Staff Sgt. Roy Davis was one of two A-20G Havoc bomber crewmembers who didn’t make it back after a mission in northeastern New Guinea during World War II. After numerous unsuccessful attempts over the years, Davis’s remains were finally accounted for last year.
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2018
Default Air Force Logo TRICARE Prime beneficiaries referral waiver period is over
A temporary referral waiver for TRICARE Prime beneficiaries ended June 30, 2018, and patients need to take action to continue receiving specialty healthcare. The waiver allowed TRICARE West Region beneficiaries to bypass the review and approval process for most specialty outpatient care through the end of June.
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Fireworks light the night sky during the Independence Day Celebration at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., June 30, 2016. This was the first year the show used 8-inch shells, versus the usual 6-inch shells, for a bigger display for Whiteman personnel and their families. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Danielle Quilla) 4th of July fireworks safety reminder
June is National Safety Month and the Fourth of July is just around the corner, making now a good time to consider fireworks safety. Fireworks are prohibited on Whiteman Air Force Base. Regulation WAFB 32-2001 states, “The use of any fireworks is unauthorized on this installation without the written authorization from the Base Fire Chief, Weapons Safety Manager and the Mission Support Group Commander.” It’s not just big boomers that are prohibited on the installation; banned fireworks also include the smaller items like sparklers, snakes and smoke bombs.
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2018
Whiteman Airman Leadership School Class 18-E gathers after their graduation ceremony at Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri, June 21, 2018. Their class motto was: "It's not about how far you go, it's about how high you fly." The nearly six-week course provides students with tools to effectively lead Airmen. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Danielle Quilla) ALS Class 18-E Graduation
Whiteman Airman Leadership School Class 18-E gathers after their graduation ceremony at Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri, June 21, 2018. Their class motto was: "It's not about how far you go, it's about how high you fly." The nearly six-week course provides students with tools to effectively lead Airmen.
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Default Air Force Logo Whiteman pediatric clinic partners with area TRICARE providers
The 509th Medical Group at Whiteman Air Force Base is partnering with area healthcare providers to bolster its pediatric care. While many services will not change, some children may be referred to an off-base healthcare provider to ensure they are receiving necessary healthcare in the most efficient manner possible.
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(Courtesy Photo) Whiteman Vice Wing Commander retires from Air Force after 26 years of service
Col. Mark Ely knows he’s going to miss flying the world’s most lethal bomber, but it’s the Airmen he’s served alongside for nearly three decades that Ely will miss most. Ely reminisced with The Warrior on his Air Force career, as he, his wife Alison, and their children, Leah and Andrew, look ahead to what comes next.
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U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Michael Vallejo earns a B-2 Spirit incentive flight on June 5, 2018 at Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri. Whiteman NCO of the Year flies in B-2
As the Spirit of Indiana touched down on the runway at Whiteman Air Force Base on May 5, 2018, 3-year-old Brayden Vallejo clapped excitedly, exclaiming, “That’s my dad! My daddy’s in there!”
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