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  • Air Force refuelers enable B-2 strike against Daesh in Libya

    KC-135 Stratotanker and KC-10 Extender crews from five bases on three continents provided aerial refueling support during the B-2 bomber mission which struck two Daesh training camps in Libya Jan. 18, 2017.
  • Fostering competition and esprit de corps

    The Load Crew of the Quarter was established to foster competition and esprit de corps throughout the weapons community. During the load, all crew members must be mindful of clearances between the weapon, aircraft, ladders, and personnel within the small confines of the weapons bay while trying to meet the time standard of the load. This quarter's competition added in the additional factor of another crew loading at the same time in the weapons bay beside them.
  • Chapel renovation to begin

    The chapel facility will be under construction beginning Jan. 7, 2017, at Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri.
  • New Year, New You: Take control of your own health

    A new year can mean new opportunities, new discoveries and maybe a few new goals. While the New Year’s Resolution is a common tradition, many of them get abandoned long before the new year is gone again. Setting goals for a healthier you is something everyone can do, if you do it right.   “Probably the most important thing is setting goals you can
  • Return of the DFAC

    After more than six months of renovations, the Ozark Inn Dining Facility at Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri, is scheduled to be up and running Dec. 21, 2016.
  • Whiteman winter weather plan: What you need to know

    As we have all seen and felt this week, winter is upon us. Therefore, it's important for us all to understand: how we report to the installation appropriately, how we can find out when we should report for work and know what the reporting process is regarding inclement weather.
  • 24/7/365-Your Whiteman Fitness Center

    As of June 1, 2015, the Whiteman Fitness Center offers around-the-clock fitness accessibility. 24-hour access is available to active duty military, reservists, guardsmen, dependents over the age of 16, Department of Defense civilians and retired military. Children under the age of 16 are prohibited after staffed hours for safety reasons.
  • 509th SFS: Creating warriors, servants, leaders

    Pat Welsh, the founder and president of PJ Welsh and Associates, LLC, a training and coaching service, trains 509th Security Forces Squadron (SFS) at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., Nov. 28, 2016. Welsh’s training is tailored to Air Force security forces personnel and gives Airmen the tools to develop and training warrior, servants and leaders in the community, at home and in the squadron.
  • Tree lighting transforms Whiteman into wizarding world

    Approximately 1,400 people attended the annual tree lighting event at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., Nov. 29, 2016. The wizard-themed event helped kick off the holidays in a magical way.
  • Whiteman pilot logs 6000 A-10 hours

    Nearly three decades of flying and 11 combat deployments later, Marks has achieved a milestone that equates to 250 days in the cockpit, which most fighter pilots will never reach and puts him among the highest time fighter pilots in the U.S. Air Force.
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