• Community cause and effect: Whiteman AFB Elementary student thanks 509th SFS defender

    “Dear Security Forces, thank you for keeping us safe when danger is nearby,” wrote Omar, a fourth grade student from Whiteman Air Force Base Elementary School. “P.S. I am your biggest fan.”Omar demonstrated his support when he personally handed a letter to U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Dylan Wohlford, a 509th Security Forces entry point
  • Whiteman volunteers, community band together to replace roof for Knob Noster family

    Whiteman AFB Airmen rolled up their sleeves, grabbed their tool belts and joined community partners and the Fuller Center for Housing of Johnson County recently to repair a family home in Knob Noster, Missouri.The Fuller Center is a local non-profit organization offering help building and repairing houses of low-income families who are unable to
  • Fuels Airmen prepare for B-2 Spirits arrival in Portugal

    U.S. Air Force Airmen assigned to the 393rd Expeditionary Bomb Squadron, from Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri, change out servicing hose on fuel trucks at Lajes Field, Azores, March 11, 2021. The Airmen serviced and tested fuel hoses in order to perform hot-pit refuels of the B-2 Spirit stealth bomber during a Bomber Task Force mission. Strategic
  • B-2s land at Lajes Field to join BTF mission

    Airmen from the 509th BW will conduct a hot-pit refuel of the B-2s and a crew swap with engines running before the aircraft return to the sky to continue the mission.
  • Airmen, industry come together for STRIKEWERX First Friday event

    Air Force Global Strike Command’s innovation hub, STRIKEWERX, hosted its fourth First Friday event at the Cyber Innovation Center in Bossier City, Louisiana, March 5.STRIKEWERX hosts a First Friday event once a month dedicated to connecting Airmen with Industry, Academia and other experts to share knowledge with the goal of transforming the