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  • Using TRICARE and VA together for your benefit

    Retired Service members may be eligible to use either TRICARE or the Department of Veteran's Affairs benefits for health care services. Veterans choosing between the two programs should compare the co-payments and other financial responsibilities to make the right decision for each individual's situation.TRICARE and VA benefits and coverage may
  • Using TRICARE benefits with other health insurance

    For family members covered by both a TRICARE plan and other health insurance, knowing how to use the two together will help ensure that claims are processed quickly and correctly.TRICARE, in most cases, will pay second to the OHI. However, TRICARE is the primary payer for beneficiaries entitled to a public program like Medicaid, the Indian Health
  • Whiteman Spirit Award

    Senior Airman David Leonard, 509th Maintenance Squadron, received the Whiteman Spirit Award from Brig. Gen. Greg Biscone, 509th Bomb Wing commander, July 30. Maj. Mary Teeter, 509th MXS commander, nominated Airman Leonard for the award. Airman Leonard responded to a critical situation that helped ensure the safety of a Missouri Veterans Home
  • 73 Whiteman members promoted in August

    Seventy-three Team Whiteman members received new stripes during a promotion ceremony Aug. 1 at the Mission's End. They are: Airmen Jose Acevedo and Stephen Hilton, 509th Logistics Readiness Squadron Daniel Pensiero, 509th Security Forces Squadron Airman 1st Class Oswaldo Escobedo, 509th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron Daniel Hadder, 509th
  • Whiteman BX and SoBe ‘Mini’ sweepstakes offers big prize

    The Army & Air Force Exchange Service and SoBe beverages are giving Whiteman shoppers a chance to "get in gear" with an opportunity to win a 2007 Mini Cooper. Authorized base exchange shoppers can enter the "SoBe Mini Cooper Giveaway" at the Whiteman BX from Aug. 1 - 31. "Skip the dealerships," said Becky Stover, BX store manager. "Getting a new
  • Wing announces quarterly award winners

    The 509th Bomb Wing honored second quarter award winners during a breakfast at the Mission's End July 26. The winners are: Company Grade Officer Capt. Andrew Huckstadt, 509th Maintenance Operations Squadron, is the Company Grade Officer of the Quarter. The lead B-2 mechanical engineer was selected to work in the wing control center during the
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  • DoD’s oldest, largest exchange service to mark 112 years of service

    The War Department issued General Order number 46  directing post commanders to establish an exchange at every post where practicable on July 25, 1895.As the Army & Air Force Exchange Service marks its 112th birthday, the military command's mission remains basically the same: provide quality goods and services at competitively low prices and