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  • 509th Operations Support Squadron wins Omaha Trophy

    Air Force Lt. Gen. Thomas Bussiere presented the Omaha Trophy to the 509th Operations Support Squadron at Whiteman Air Force Base on August 4, 2022.The Omaha Trophy was created at the tail end of the Vietnam War in 1971 as a single award to recognize the best wing of the Strategic Air Command. It

  • Weapons School graduates and the patch they wear

    The Weapons School graduate patch worn on the left sleeve of a uniform isn’t handed out to just anyone who walks through the doors of the U.S. Air Force Weapons School. It is a symbol of service member who possesses the ability to rise to the top of the heap despite any adversity standing in their

  • B-2 Spirit Bomber Task Force integrates with Royal Australian Air Force

    Two U.S. Air Force B-2 Spirit Stealth Bombers, assigned to the 509th Bomb Wing, fly a Bomber Task Force mission July 18, 2022, alongside two Royal Australian Air Force F-35A Lightning IIs, over Royal Australia Air Force Base Curtin, Australia during exercise Koolendong 22. Exercise Koolendong 22 is

  • Team Whiteman BTF performs hot-pit refuel in Australia

    U.S. Airmen, assigned to the 131st and 509th Bomb Wings, perform a hot-pit refuel of a B-2 Spirit with a Royal Australian Air Force hydrant cart at RAAF Base Amberley, Australia, July 13, 2022. The BTF will conduct joint training and missions alongside Allies and partners in support of a free and

  • 509th, 131st Bomb Wings support BTF mission in Australia

    A U.S. Air Force B-2 Spirit, assigned to the 509th Bomb Wings, taxis prior to a Bomber Task Force mission at Royal Australian Air Force Base Amberley, Australia, July 11, 2022. The BTF will conduct joint training and missions alongside Allies and partners in support of a free and open Indo-Pacific.

  • 509th Medical Group Change of Command

    U.S. Air Force Col. Sandra Nestor assumes command of the 509th Medical Group and receives the ceremonial guidon from U.S. Air Force Col. Daniel Diehl, 509th Bomb Wing commander, at Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri, July 20, 2022. The 509th MDG supports the 509th BW and Whiteman AFB tenant units by

  • 509th Communications Squadron change of command

    U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Heidi Millburg assumes command of the 509th Communications Squadron from U.S. Space Force Col. Christopher Schlak, 509th Mission Support Group commander, during the 509th CS change of command ceremony at Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri, July 8, 2022. Prior to this