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  • 509th MDSS receives new commander

    Lt. Col. Matthew Escher, 509th Medical Support Squadron commander, took command from Lt. Col. Jon Welch during a change-of-command ceremony Aug 13. Previous assignment: 42d Medical Operations Squadron primary care flight commander, Maxwell AFB, Ala. Time in service: 14 years Commissioning source: Direct Family: Wife, Marsha How does the squadron
  • 208 Team Whiteman members selected for promotion

    Air Force officials selected 15,130 of 36,608 eligible senior airmen for promotion to staff sergeant for a selection rate of 41.33 percent, up 5.46 percent from last year. "The promotion opportunity for this year is outstanding," said Chief Master Sgt. Rusty Nicholson, the enlisted promotion branch chief at the Air Force Personnel Center at
  • Kids, teachers return to school

    School is back in session, and Whiteman Elementary School would like to provide parents and other drivers some tips to help them make the children's arrival and dismissal as safe as possible. When picking up children - Stay in your vehicle when in the circle. The students will load from the sidewalk only. - Park in the lot when coming inside to
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  • Whiteman Spirit Award

    Jim Howard, 509th Civil Engineer Squadron, received the Whiteman Spirit Award from Col. John Robinson, 509th Bomb Wing vice commander, Aug. 13. Senior Master Sgt. James Askren, Detachment 6, 372nd Training Squadron, nominated Mr. Howard for the award. During the first week of June, Detachment 6's facility air-conditioning system failed, putting the
  • Talking the talk

  • Facts about sensitive teeth

    Have you ever wanted to enjoy a glass of cold ice-water but hesitated because you knew it would be uncomfortable or even painful for your teeth? Do you simply avoid eating certain foods? It is possible that some of your teeth have surfaces with erosion or weakened enamel. Enamel, the outer layer of the teeth, is the hardest substance in the human