• 393rd Bomb Squadron named AFGSC Best

    The 393rd Bomb Squadron distinguished themselves above other Air Force Global Strike bomb squadrons by earning the Brig. Gen. Kenneth N. Walker Award, awarded annually to the best bomber squadron in the command.The 393rd BS led all AFGSC bomb squadrons by flying 900 hours in two U.S. Secretary of Defense level exercises, generating 12 aircraft for
  • 131st Force Support Squadron named best in the Air National Guard

    The 131st Force Support Squadron Airman & Family Readiness flight received the 2020 annual award for best personnel team across the Air National Guard. “The Air National Guard A1 Community is immensely proud to support the superior professionalism and the dedication of these units and individuals,” said Air National Guard Brig. Gen. April Vogel,
  • Whiteman AFB to conduct emergency response exercise May 19

    Whiteman Air Force Base is scheduled to conduct an emergency response exercise May 19.Security Forces, fire department, medical and local law enforcement personnel will be responding to an exercise training site at Royal Oaks Golf Course, off Route 23.Base personnel and surrounding community members should anticipate brief gate closures, traffic
  • It only takes blood, sweat, tears: First female crew chief flies in B-2 Spirit

    Less than 30 enlisted Airmen know the feeling of taking flight over Whiteman Air Force Base in the B-2 Spirit, only one of those Airmen is female. Earning Spirit Number 760, U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Elizabeth Lambert, 509th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron dedicated crew chief assigned to the Spirit of New York, was awarded the Chief Master Sergeant
  • Whiteman Airman innovates, develops smart maintenance floor mat to prevent FOD

    Foreign object debris can come from a variety of sources and presents a major hazard to aircraft around the world, costing the aviation industry an estimated $4 billion in repairs each year.One Team Whiteman member took it upon himself to try to prevent these maintenance costs after learning about the risks of FOD and the importance of having good