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  • From the Frontlines: Senior Airman Marita McCoy

    Heading home after a deployment can be a strenuous task for Airmen, especially when dealing with shipping cargo and weapons back to their home station.One Airman who helped redeploying Airmen get cargo home is Senior Airman Marita McCoy, 509th Logistics Readiness Squadron in-bound cargo receiving clerk, who recently returned to Whiteman after a
  • Enter the Intra … mural sports

    All year Whiteman Air Force Base offers intramural and extramural sports to the community through the 509th Force Support Squadron fitness center and associated force support units."The design behind intramural sports is to provide Airmen and other community members with camaraderie and morale building, but it is also a way for people to blow off
  • CSS keeps Team Whiteman communicating

    The Air Force's mission will fail without good communication up and down the chain of command. A unit's work can come to a grinding halt when access to an essential communications system is lost.The skilled professionals from the 509th Communications Squadron's Communications Support Section provide communication problem solving services to
  • Are you Whiteman's next MVP?

    Each month, a member of Team Whiteman is recognized by the base's Top 3 organization as the organization's Most Valuable Player.For the past two years, the award has recognized enlisted individuals, E-6 and below, who are observed doing outstanding work on and off duty."It gives senior NCOs a chance to highlight personnel who are doing outstanding
  • Whiteman’s Veterinary Corps: Protecting our furry friends

    "Man's best friend" is more than just a catchphrase to many pet owners. The adage holds especially true to the Team Whiteman's Veterinary Corps who work to meet the mission of three faucets. "The primary mission is the medical support of the military working dogs," said Dr. Joanna Kuecker, U.S. Army Public Health Command District-Carson
  • The Chapel: A place to belong

    Boosting spiritual values connects people and builds resiliency and hope in Airmen. It upholds the Air Force mission, vision and values. While serving as a visible reminder of the Holy, the 509th Bomb Wing Chapel Team provides spiritual care and the opportunity for Air Force members and their families to exercise their constitutional right to
  • Calls to the clinic improves care, save $1.5 million annually

    Have you ever had difficulty getting an appointment at the Base clinic? When you call for a problem you need solved today, do they sometimes send you to a network Urgent Care center? This situation can be frustrating."One of the major problems we have with access is patients who simply never show up," said Lt. Col. William Malloy, 509th Medical
  • Prescription Drug Abuse is illegal

    A growing problem in the United States is prescription drug abuse. When you use prescription drugs for something other than their prescribed use, that's abuse - whether you do it one time or one hundred times.The National Institutes of Health estimates that approximately 20 percent of the population have used prescription drugs for non-medical
  • From the Frontlines: Staff Sgt. Michael Warren

    "We are done for!" he said. "You're all going to die!"This shout wasn't called during a fire fight in Afghanistan. It wasn't heard while watching a Hollywood war movie. Instead, the insistent warning of inevitable death came from a mental health patient on an aero medical flight. "It was different, but you got used to it," said Staff Sgt. Michael
  • TMO: Easing the stress in your PCS

    Getting permanent change of station orders can be exciting for airmen, but it also brings a lot of worrying and stress along for the ride. It's the 509th Logisitics Readiness Squadron's Traffic Management Office's job to help make moving airmen's possessions to their next location as smooth as possible."Moving can be a stressful situation for any