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  • B-2 Spirit Stealth Bomber Set to Fly Over Tournament of Roses

    The B-2 Spirit will fly over the Tournament of Roses, January 1, 2022. Continuing a lasting relationship with the Tournament of Roses, the B-2 will kick off the events with a demonstration of precision air power, while also launching the year-long celebration of the U.S. Air Force’s 75th

  • Whiteman Base Community Council helps send 18 Airmen Home for the Holidays

    WHITEMAN AIR FORCE BASE, Mo. – The holidays are a time for family togetherness, however, for many Airmen, it can be hard to make it home for the holidays.This year, 18 members of Team Whiteman will get to spend their holidays with their families thanks to Whiteman Base Community Council.Some of

  • Exercise Global Thunder 22 underway

    Global Thunder 22 is underway. As in previous years, Global Thunder 22 will include an increase in bomber aircraft flights throughout the exercise, including multiple sortie generations in short windows of time. Our local communities may notice heavier than normal bomber take offs throughout the

  • A Splendid Ceremony: Team Whiteman honors original Striker at Arlington

    Seventy years after the disappearance of a C-124 Globlemaster II over the Atlantic Ocean, members of the 509th Bomb Wing honored, U.S. Lt. Col. James I. Hopkins, during a memorial ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery.On March 21, 1951, a C-124 Globemaster II commanded by Major Robert J. Bell, 2nd

  • Whiteman Strikers look to bring home the gold

    While Team Whiteman awaits the results of the 2021 Global Strike Challenge competition, many look back on lessons learned over the summer.  The GSC occurs every other year and features the world's premier bomber and ICBM operators and maintainers, helicopter operations and security forces units from

  • Myths and facts about the vax — debunking common COVID-19 vaccine myths

    The COVID-19 vaccine has been mandated across the Department of Defense and despite its demonstrated effectiveness and safety, a host of myths have left some Airmen and Guardians hesitant to receive it. While social media posts and some news outlets may make it harder to keep up with what is fact or