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  • STRATCOM Commander Presents Omaha Trophy to 509th, 131st Bomb Wings

    U.S. Air Force Gen. John Hyten, commander of U.S. Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM), awarded the Omaha Trophy to the men and women of the 509th Bomb Wing and 131st Bomb Wing at Whiteman AFB, Missouri, May 8.
  • True North program helps Airmen

    The newly opened Whiteman Welcome Center serves as a one-stop shop for in-processing appointments, including administrative, financial and medical needs. Freestrom and other new arrivals receive a list required appointments from the center’s staff. Additionally, dependents can receive personalized medical briefings as well as help updating their Tricare information.
  • Air Force directs one-day operational safety review

    Chief of Staff of the Air Force Gen. David L. Goldfein directed all Air Force wings with flying and maintenance functions to execute a one-day operational safety review by May 21, 2018.
  • The Play Project: Helping WAFB children with autism

    The 509th Medical Group recently announced a new program for children affected by autism at Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri. The Play and Language for Autistic Youngsters (PLAY) Project is an evidence-based, parent-mediated, intensive behavioral intervention for children with autism.
  • 509th, 131st Total Force logistics team named best in the Air Force

    Airmen of the 509th and 131st Logistics Readiness Squadrons were recently awarded the Maj. Gen. Warren R. Carter Logistics Readiness Award, recognizing them jointly as the best Air Force logistics readiness squadron for 2017.
  • Whiteman EOD safely disposes UXOs in Kansas City

    Five Explosive Ordnance Disposal technicians assigned to the 509th Civil Engineer Squadron recovered and safely disposed of 13 unexploded ordnances (UXOs) in the Kansas City metropolitan area April 2-6, 2018.
  • From stripes to bars: Whiteman’s enlisted commissioning fair

    While officers decide what needs to get done, enlisted members determine how it gets done. For those who are ready for a change of pace and seek to make decisions in a leadership role, there are various commissioning programs available to ease the transition from stripes to bars.
  • Whiteman’s two bomb squadrons merge, B-2 schoolhouse renamed

    The wing inactivated its 394th Combat Training Squadron Friday, April 13, 2018. It is now the 13th BS, which will continue to serve as the formal training unit for America’s bomber—the B-2 Spirit stealth bomber.