• Whiteman AFB B-2 pilot follows grandfather, father’s footsteps

    Honoring heritage is an important part of Air Force service. For many Airmen, understanding the dedication and sacrifices made by the men and women before them is what drives them to bring their best to the fight. For one B-2 Spirit pilot from Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri, this call to service is more personal.
  • USAF bombers conduct training flights with US F-15 and UK F-35s in vicinity of Norwegian Sea

    U.S. Air Force B-2 Spirit aircraft assigned to Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri, U.S. Air Force F-15 Eagle aircraft assigned to RAF Lakenheath, England, and U.K. Royal Air Force F-35 Lightning II aircraft assigned to RAF Marham, England, conducted training flights over international waters in the vicinity of the Norwegian Sea Sept. 16, 2019, as a clear and visible demonstration of U.S. commitment to regional security. These missions have been closely coordinated with the government of Norway and those of other neighboring countries.
  • Motorcycle Mentorship: 509th Munitions Squadron Airmen revitalize motorcycle safety program, offer rider safety event

    The long Midwest summer in Missouri offers plenty of outdoor recreation – and for some Airmen at Whiteman Air Force Base sunny days also mark the motorcycle season. To keep uniformed riders safe wherever their two wheels take them, motorcycle safety representatives throughout the Wing serve as a crucial safety program liaisons and mentors.
  • Global Strike commander visits Whiteman, commemorates 9/11 with Airmen

    Gen. Tim Ray, Air Force Global Strike Command commander, visited the base Sept. 10-11 to meet with the Airmen who enable America’s B-2 Spirit stealth bomber mission.
  • Whiteman AFB lieutenant leads BTF Europe SF element, leaves lasting legacy

    Many books are written which detail the trials and victories that forge a military leader’s career path. Biographies and autobiographies alike provide a retrospective look at lessons learned, key takeaways and the memorable moments that shaped them as they stepped into each successive role and faced any number of challenges. To capture these memorable periods while they are in progress is less common.
  • It takes a village: Stealth support agencies ensure B-2 Bomber Task Force mission success

    During their time at Royal Air Force, Fairford, England, Airmen from Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri, have worked around the clock to ensure the success of the Bomber Task Force mission. The mission aims to familiarize aircrew members with the U.S. European command area of operations, while demonstrating the U.S. commitment to allies and partners. The Bomber Task Force mission has been reliant on Airmen’s efficiency and consistency. The 509th Bomb Wing support agencies help maintain Airmen's ability to focus and complete their tasks in support of the BTF.
  • B-2 Spirit aircraft conduct hot pit refueling at Lajes Field

    U.S. Air Force B-2 Spirit aircraft flew from RAF Fairford, England, to Lajes Field, Azores, Portugal, on Sept. 9, 2019, to conduct hot pit refueling in the U.S. European Command area of responsibility. The U.S. has a strong bilateral relationship with our NATO ally, Portugal. Training opportunities like this enhance our ability to operate together and sharpen the readiness of the NATO alliance.
  • Eighth AF commander visits BTF Airmen in European theater

    Maj. Gen. James Dawkins Jr., the Eighth Air Force commander, flew across the Atlantic to visit his Airmen at Royal Air Base Fairford, England, from August 27-28, 2019. He also flew a B-2 training sortie during his visit.
  • Disposition of Personal Effects: Tech. Sgt. Tony Pena

    Lt Col Drew Irmischer is authorized to make disposition of the personal effects of TSgt Tony Pena, deceased, 110 Bomb Squadron as stated in AFI 34-511. Any person having claims for or against the deceased please contact Lt Col Irmischer.
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