• Airman gives the gift of life to his son

    As new parents, U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Anthony Gauna Jr., 509th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron instruments and flight controls technician, and his wife, Kerri Gauna knew their son would be special and they would do anything for him.Anthony Gauna III had low fluid levels and an irregular heart rate which was discovered six months into the
  • Whiteman AFAF campaign

    The 2021 Air Force Assistance Fund campaign season kicks off at Whiteman Air Force Base on March 8 and ends April 16. This years goal is to raise $46,598 dollars.The campaign offers Airmen an opportunity to show their support for fellow wingmen and fund support programs benefiting the Air Force community.The AFAF comprises four charitable
  • Whiteman Air Force Base leadership recognizes 2020 AFGSC, AF level annual award recipients

    509th Bomb Wing leaders congratulate Team Whiteman’s 2020 Air Force Global Strike Command and Air Force-level annual award winners.  “Congratulations to all the Air Force Global Strike Command and Air Force-level award recipients who represented Whiteman Air Force Base this past year,” said Col. Jeffrey T. Schreiner, the 509th Bomb Wing commander.
  • Around the Air Force: Acting SECAF’s priorities, CSAF Accelerates Change, and New Uniforms for PT and Maintainers

    Today’s look Around the Air Force highlights Acting Secretary of the Air Force John Roth’s priorities, the strategic approach of Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Charles Q. Brown, Jr. and changes to the PT uniform as well as shorts for maintainers. (Produced by Staff Sergeant Eric Mann)
  • PT test pushed to July, updates to scoring, physical components ahead

    When assessments resume, the three-component fitness test (1.5 mile run, 1 minute of pushups and situps) will be reset with scores calculated on a new three component scoring table. In addition, work is underway to separate scoring into five-year age groups as opposed to the previous ten – for example, age groups will start at <25, 25-29 years old, 30-34, years old, etc.