• Lifestyle and Performance Medicine shows promising impact on Airman, Guardian readiness

    A new medical approach is being offered to Airmen and Guardians, which has shown to improve and sustain medical readiness and health by taking a more patient-driven, whole body approach to care. The Air Force Medical Service endorsed the creation of Lifestyle and Performance Medicine to improve how providers address barriers to health.
  • Team Whiteman tests first responders with active shooter exercise

    Defenders with the 509th Security Forces Squadron clear rooms during an active shooter exercise at the Royal Oaks Golf Course, Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri, May 19, 2021. Active shooter exercises provide an opportunity for base agencies to test and improve their emergency response capabilities. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Parker J.
  • 509th BW Innovation Office supports Airmen, makes ideas into reality

    U.S. Air Force Capt. Benjamin Fogarty, 509th Bomb Wing innovation director, and U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Paul Olexa, 509th BW innovation assistant, highlight Stealthwerx Whiteman Air Force Base’s Innovation Office, and the services it provides. This video was created to highlight the support the Innovation Office provides to Airmen. (U.S.
  • Remembering Flight 942

    Each year at the end of May, Americans stop to pay tribute to the men and women who have died while serving in the military. This is the story of thirty men who made the ultimate sacrifice. In March 1953, the 509th Bombardment Wing was at its home station of Walker Air Force Base in New Mexico, planning for a deployment. Just four months before the
  • Developmental Special Duties: Stepping into Leadership

    Identified as developmental due to their unique leadership roles, the Air Force has recognized 10 developmental special duties with more than 1,175 potential positions across the branch.Here at Whiteman Air Force Base, there are several DSD positions available. Some of the positions include, Airman Dorm Leader, Career Assistance Advisor, Airman &