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  • 2nd Lt. George A. Whiteman

    George Allison Whiteman, the eldest of ten children of John and Earlie Whiteman, was born Oct. 12, 1919, at the Wilkerson farm near Longwood, Mo., in Pettis County. He graduated from Smith-Cotton High School in Sedalia and attended the Rolla School of Mines in Rolla, Mo., prior to enlisting in the

  • 509th Bomb Wing

    MissionThe 509th Bomb Wing is part of Air Force Global Strike Command and is the host wing at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo. The Bomb Wing and its fleet of B-2 Spirit bombers serve as part of the Air Force's conventional and strategic combat force. The Bomb Wing can project U.S airpower anywhere

  • A-10 Thunderbolt II

    MissionThe A-10 Thunderbolt II has excellent maneuverability at low air speeds and altitude, and is a highly accurate and survivable weapons-delivery platform. The aircraft can loiter near battle areas for extended periods of time and operate in low ceiling and visibility conditions. The wide combat


    Air Combat Command Training Support Squadron (TRSS) Detachment 12Mission: Det 12 is responsible for developing, producing, and maintaining syllabi and courseware for B-2 formal training. The detachment provides quality control of training contract deliverables and courseware, administers the

  • B-2 Spirit

     MissionThe B-2 Spirit is a multi-role bomber capable of delivering both conventional and nuclear munitions. A dramatic leap forward in technology, the bomber represents a major milestone in the U.S. bomber modernization program. The B-2 brings massive firepower to bear, in a short time, anywhere on

  • Claims

    The Air Force Claims Service Center in Dayton, Ohio is now the focal point for claims involving loss or damage to household goods, storage, personal property in government quarters and privately owned vehicles shipped or stored at government expense. This new process will enable Airmen to file


    If you have been sexually assaulted or think you may have been:Go to a safe location. Contact the Team Whiteman Sexual Assault Response Coordinator at (660) 687 7272, or healthcare personnel. You may also contact your chain of command or law enforcement (military or civilian), however if you do, an

  • T-38 Talon

    Mission The T-38 Talon is a twin-engine, high-altitude, supersonic jet trainer used in a variety of roles because of its design, economy of operations, ease of maintenance, high performance and exceptional safety record. Air Education and Training Command is the primary user of the T-38 for joint

  • Whiteman AFB Civic Leader Partners

    What is the Whiteman Area Leadership Council (WALC)?The Whiteman Area Leadership Council continuously works strategically to ensure the long-term viability of Whiteman Air Force Base as part of our National Security. The WALC envisions regional communities, citizens, governments, organizations,

  • Whiteman Air Force Base

    In the Heartland, located two miles south of Knob Noster, Mo., just off U.S. Highway 50, Whiteman Air Force Base's name and roots stem from World War II.During the U.S.' mobilization following the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941, Whiteman AFB was activated on Aug. 6, 1942, as Sedalia Glider