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  • Security clerk takes 5th place at championships

    Maintaining a healthy life style and sticking to a strict diet paid off for a security clerk who placed 5th at the Natural Tulsa Bodybuilding, Figure and Fitness Championships in Tulsa, Okla., June 23. Crys'Dawna Gisselberg, 509th Security Forces Squadron, said although she has been working out for years, the intense training for the competition
  • 509th Med Group aims for re-accreditation

    The 509th Medical Group will undergo an accreditation survey July 9 - 13. The clinic will be inspected by two agencies, a nine-member military Health Services Inspection team and a three-member civilian accreditation team from the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care, Inc., to determine if accreditation should be retained by the
  • Old friend returns to Whiteman

    A change in Whiteman leadership has taken effect as Chief Master Sgt. Brian Hornback became the 509th Bomb Wing command chief June 20. Chief Hornback is no stranger to the base; he was previously assigned to Whiteman from October 1997 to December 2001, first as a section chief in the 393d Bomb Squadron, then as the production superintendent and was
  • Final respects

  • TRICARE coverage follows college-bound students

    College-bound family members of active duty or retired service members can take comfort that their TRICARE coverage will make the journey with them. Insurance industry studies have shown that as much as 10 percent of uninsured Americans are college students. As long as the sponsor remains eligible for TRICARE benefits -- active duty, retired or
  • Secret to good customer service is no "Mystery" at the BX

    Operating more than 3,100 facilities in more than 35 countries and 49 states requires the Army & Air Force Exchange Service to employ a variety of methods to track and improve customer service. AAFES' customer service department, for example, is engaged in an ongoing dialog with more than 11.5 million authorized military shoppers. In fact, AAFES'
  • Whiteman Spirit Award

    Capt. Jason Mayne, 509th Communication Squadron information systems flight commander, received the Whiteman Spirit Award from Brig. Gen. Greg Biscone, 509th Bomb Wing commander July 2. Retired Col. John Riffle, president of the Military Officers Association of America, nominated Captain Mayne for the award. "Captain Mayne is an outstanding member