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  • Working towards a diverse future

    A diverse work force can bring together people with different backgrounds and perspectives, who bring new and different ideas to the table, to achieve a singular mission.

  • Child Development Center: On Top of Their Game

    The 509th Force Support Squadron’s Ike Skelton Child Development Center at Whiteman Air Force Base recently earned high marks for the National Association for the Education of Young Children accreditation.The NAEYC accreditation is given to child development programs showing they uphold the highest

  • A Spirited first

    Maj. Jennifer Crum has made U.S. Air Force history.Earlier this year, the 393rd Bomb Squadron assistant director of operations, became the first pilot ever to fly the B-2 Spirit stealth bomber while pregnant.Crum didn’t set out to make history when she first joined the Air Force.Flying was always a

  • Air-Vice Marshal visit

    The Air-Vice Marshals visit was intended to help give him a better understanding of the B-2 Spirit stealth bombers capabilities and strengthen U.K.-U.S. relationships.

  • Exceptional Care for Exceptional Families

    Supporting military families is as important as supporting the service members themselves, and some families need more specialized support.The Exceptional Family Member Program exists to support those families.The EFMP at Whiteman Air Force Base directs special needs families to screening, care, and

  • Every plane needs two wings to fly!

    Ensuring bullets and bombs are properly stored and transported is important to the U.S. Air Force’s mission.The Whiteman Air Force Base 509th Bomb Wing Weapons Safety Office makes sure the job gets done.“We deal with anything explosive, ranging from 9 mm rounds to your 5,000 lb bombs,” said U.S. Air

  • Home Away From Home

    Moving from one base to another can be a difficult process. Luckily, bases do everything they can to make this transition as smooth as possible, including providing lodging for Airmen while they are getting settled in at their new base.The Whiteman Inn is where Airmen and their families can expect