• Whiteman Airman performs life-saving aid on airline flight

    Travelling from Pennsylvania to Ohio, Oct. 3, 2019, on an airline flight, Senior Airman Caleb Smith, a 509th Munitions Squadron munition systems technician assigned to Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri, encountered extreme turbulence.“Halfway through my flight there were strange sounds and commotion about five seats behind me,” said Smith.When
  • 509th CONS Airmen participate in deployment exercise

    Airmen with the 509th Contracting Squadron participated in a mock deployment exercise called Operation Pathfinder, Oct. 7 to 10, 2019, at Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri. Operation Pathfinder simulated the mobilization of two teams of nine contracting Airmen to support a forward operating location for 700 joint service personnel in Mogadishu, Somalia.
  • Team Whiteman hosts KC Chiefs outreach event

    As part of the Salute to Service campaign, National Football League’s Kansas City Chiefs and USAA held an event at Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri, Oct. 29, 2019. During the visit, Airmen showcased their role in the Whiteman AFB mission beyond preparing aircraft for flyover support for NFL games.
  • Hope: My sword, shield in the battlefield

    As a young child, I routinely dealt with chronic depression. Due to my own ignorance and grave fear of what my family would think, I kept silent on the issue.I carried this with me years after joining the Air Force in 2014. Three years into my service, the internal pain I experienced from bottling everything up finally became unbearable. I broke.
  • Team Whiteman flies over Hollywood Casino 400 Sprint Cup

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  • Vape safely or not at all

    With the use of electronic cigarettes on the rise, concerned Air Force health officials warn of the possible side effects of these devices.According to Alicia Ferris-Dannenberg, the 509th Operational Medical Readiness Squadron health promotion coordinator, vape use at Team Whiteman increased from 5.2 to 9.5 percent from 2017 to 2019.“Many people
  • 509th MDG launches Project HeRO at Whiteman AFB

    The 509th Medical Group launched a new Air Force Health and Readiness Optimization program, on Oct. 10, 2019, at Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri.
  • Whiteman Elementary students learn fire safety during 2019 Fire Prevention Week

    The Fire and Emergency Services Team at Whiteman Air Force Base, led a fire prevention lesson for the mini members of Team Whiteman on Oct. 10.
  • CMSAF Wright visits Whiteman AFB Strikers

    Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Kaleth O. Wright visited Airmen stationed at Whiteman Air Force Base, October 6-8, 2019.Chief Wright is the Air Force’s top enlisted leader and provides direction to the entire enlisted force. Wright visited the Professional Development Center and Honor Guard, and met with Airmen from the 509th Medical Group,
  • Making history: Ten women make up elite, small cadre of B-2 pilots

    In the B-2’s 30 year history, there have been nearly 700 people airborne in the two-person cockpit of this $2.2 billion stealth bomber. About 500 of them have been pilots, 10 of which have been women.The 10th woman to become a B-2 pilot, Capt. Lauren Kram, graduated from her training course at Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri, on October 4,
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