• 509th Logistics Readiness Squadron wins annual Air Force Ground Transportation Rodeo

    The 509th Logistics Readiness Squadron won the annual Ground Transportation Rodeo competition at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri, Aug. 5.U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Derek Kitis, Senior Airman Mark Martinez, Airman 1st Class Rebecca Martinez and Airman 1st Class Austin Ahumada represented the 509th LRS and competed against 20 other bases from across the
  • Myths and facts about the vax — debunking common COVID-19 vaccine myths

    The COVID-19 vaccine has been mandated across the Department of Defense and despite its demonstrated effectiveness and safety, a host of myths have left some Airmen and Guardians hesitant to receive it. While social media posts and some news outlets may make it harder to keep up with what is fact or fiction, the science is clear … approved COVID-19 vaccines work.
  • 110th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron conducts ally, partner training in the Arctic

    Three B-2 Spirit stealth bombers assigned to the 509th Bomb Wing, Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri, along with approximately 200 Airmen, civilians and contractors, arrived at Keflavik Air Base, Iceland, to participate in a Bomber Task Force mission.Bomber Task Force missions demonstrate interoperability, flexibility, and readiness of Air Force
  • B-2 Spirit to kick-off KC Chiefs 2021 season opener with flyover at Arrowhead Stadium

    A U.S. Air Force B-2 Spirit will fly over the Kansas City Chiefs’ NFL season opening game against the Cleveland Browns on Sept.12, at Arrowhead Stadium, Kansas City.Continuing a long-standing tradition between Team Whiteman and our community partners, the Kansas City Chiefs organization, the stealth bomber will launch the game with a rumbling
  • FIGHTER PILOT REACHES HISTORIC MILESTONE: 7000 HOURS IN THE A-10C

    Lt. Col. John “Karl” Marks, an Air Force Reserve pilot assigned to the 442d Fighter Wing made history Sept. 1, 2021, as he became the only pilot to reach 7,000 hours in the A-10C Thunderbolt II; in addition to becoming one of the highest-time fighter pilots in the U.S. Air Force.
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