• Whiteman AFB supports KC Chiefs at AFC Championship game

    A B-2 Spirit Stealth Bomber assigned to the 509th Bomb at Whiteman Air Force, Missouri, flies over Arrowhead Stadium during the AFC Championship game on Jan 19, 2020, Kansas City, Missouri. The Kansas City Chiefs and Whiteman AFB have been long standing partners and work on a variety of events throughout the year to strengthen bonds between the
  • C.B.Don’t – Military members, civilians on military bases should steer clear of CBD & THC products

    Over the last several years, many states have relaxed their laws and made marijuana legal for medical and/or recreational use. However, marijuana remains listed by the DEA as a Schedule I controlled substance and it continues to be illegal under federal law. Members of the United States military are subject to the Uniform Code of Military Justice
  • The B-2 Stealth Bomber participates in the AFC championship game flyover at Arrowhead Stadium

    A U.S. Air Force B-2 Stealth Bomber will fly over the American Football Conference championship game at 2 p.m. CST on Jan. 19, 2020 at Arrowhead Stadium, it will be supported by Team Whiteman’s maintenance Airmen and a ground crew of pilots.
  • Whiteman AFB hosts Innovation Showcase

    Airmen assigned to the 131st and the 509th Maintenance Squadrons, hosted a showcase to explain their squadron’s innovation, a shortened B-2 Spirit phase inspection process on Dec. 11, 2019 at Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri.
  • KC Wolf visits Whiteman AFB Youth Center

    Dan Meers, the Kansas City Chiefs NFL team mascot KC Wolf, demonstrated how he gets dressed for work by allowing a volunteer to wear his suit at the Youth Center, Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri, Dec. 18, 2019. Meers talked to the children about the importance of your attitude, behavior and character and answered questions about what life is like
  • Whiteman AFB chiefs spread holiday cheer

    U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Kathleen McCool, 509th Bomb Wing command chief, waves to Airmen as they leave the base on Dec. 20, 2019, at Whitman Air Force Base, Missouri. McCool and other chief master sergeants took the opportunity to strengthen connections by handing out candy canes and wishing Whiteman Airmen and families a happy holiday.
  • Commissary, Military Service Exchange, and MWR access extended to more Veterans beginning January

    New law provides eligible Veterans and Primary Family Caregivers with access to DoD and Coast Guard commissaries, exchanges, and morale, welfare, and recreation retail services.
  • AF Deputy Chief Information Officer visits 509th Communications Squadron

    William Marion II, U.S. Air Force deputy chief information officer, met with Airmen and leadership from the 509th Bomb Wing, Dec. 4, during an Air Force Global Strike Command familiarization tour.During his visit, Marion met with Airmen, viewed a B-2 Spirit, toured the A-10 Thunderbolt II flight simulator, and held a communications and information
  • Whiteman AFB recognizes chief master sergeant selects

    Four chief master sergeants select and current chief master sergeants from across Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri, pose for a photo with Col. Jeffrey Shreiner and Chief Master Sgt. Katie McCool, the 509th Bomb Wing commander and command chief, on Dec. 4, 2019. By federal law, Airmen holding the rank of chief master sergeant make up only roughly
  • Two A-10 pilots receive Distinguished Flying Cross for strikes on Taliban

    Only seven medals carry more significance than the Distinguished Flying Cross. Of those, only three are given for combat excellence, one being the Medal of Honor. In simpler terms, the DFC is one of the most prestigious awards for military aviators.
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