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  • Whiteman AFB holds groundbreaking for new vehicle maintenance facility

    The 509th Bomb Wing and the Kansas City District U.S. Army Corps of Engineers held a groundbreaking ceremony for the new vehicle maintenance facility on Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri Feb. 16, 2022.The new vehicle maintenance facility will be 58,000 square feet in total, an approximately 20,000

  • 80 Years of Whiteman: A legacy of combat power and future of innovation

    As the Air Force commemorates 75 years of Air Power in 2022, Whiteman Air Force Base celebrates 80 Years of Heritage from the Heartland.The 509th Bomb Wing has had an impact on the Air Force since World War II and is blazing a new trail as the Air Force’s only B-2 Spirit Advanced Technology Bomber

  • Military Working Dog Retired and Adopted

    A Military Working Dog assigned to the 509th Security Forces Squadron was retired at Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri February 4, 2022.U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Alex Villalpando, 509th SF military working dog handler, adopted U.S. Air Force MWD Stiffler, and have been enjoying the retired life ever

  • Celebrating the Mighty Eighth Air Force: 80 years of warfighting history

    On February 1, 1942, the heritage, honors and lineage of the “Mighty Eighth” sprung to life. The Eighth Air Force’s story began during World War II and continues today with a charge to conduct indefinite strategic deterrence anytime, anywhere in order to safeguard the United States of America.

  • B-2 Spirit performs flyover before AFC Divisional Playoff game

    A B-2 Spirit from Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri, performs a flyover before the AFC Divisional Playoff game at Arrowhead Stadium, Kansas City, Missouri, Jan. 23, 2022. B-2 crews perform flyovers as part of regularly scheduled training flights and to support community functions and government

  • Red Flag-Nellis 22-1 kicks off with allied forces

    Nearly 100 aircraft and 3,000 personnel have arrived at Nellis Air Force Base to participate in the first Red Flag exercise of 2022. Aimed at providing realistic training and increasing combat effectiveness, the exercise will run from Jan. 24 to Feb. 11.

  • Whiteman Air Force Base cancels 2022 Wings Over Whiteman airshow

    Whiteman Air Force Base has cancelled the Wings Over Whiteman Air and Space Show, tentatively scheduled for June 2022.Base officials cancelled the event due to competing mission priorities. For now, Whiteman Air Force Base will focus our resources on executing nuclear operations and global

  • B-2 Spirit Pilot has Award-Winning Ties to 2022 Rose Bowl Game

    The B-2 Spirit will fly over the Tournament of Roses, January 1, 2022. The flight will showcase the long-distance, precision capabilities of the B-2 and its highly-trained pilots.One of the pilots has a unique connection with the 108th Rose Bowl Game between The Ohio State Buckeyes and the