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  • Brothers in arms

    For many American families, children turn 18, head to college, move away and may only see their families once a year, if that. For those in the military or with a sibling in the military, it may be even less than that.Unlike these families, the Moensters had the opportunity to be in the same place

  • JBMDL KC-10 refuels Whiteman B-2 Spirit

    JOINT BASE MCGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST, N.J.  -- A KC-10 Extender from Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., refuels a B-2 Spirit from Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri, March 6. Tankers are critical to U.S. Strategic Command, and Air Mobility Command is the only Air Force command with trained Airmen

  • Fitness ‘sanctuary’ for families

    Sanctuary is often defined as a place of worship and a place to take refuge. Fitness enthusiasts who seek a ‘sanctuary’ to practice their craft often find themselves in a common place of ‘worship’—the fitness center.

  • The ER is too far

    An emergency can happen anytime, to anyone, anywhere, but not all emergencies require an Emergency Room (ER) visit. Some can be treated at a local urgent care center (UCC).

  • First car helps build solid foundation

    Gripping the steering wheel and taking a deep breath, he inhaled the new car scent. After months of walking from place to place, the Airman finally had a vehicle to call his own.On July 25, 2016, U.S. Air Force Airman Joerimer Collado, an individual protective equipment (IPE) specialist with the

  • One team, one fight

    Joining the Air Force isn’t just a job. It is an oath, a commitment to a set of values, a lifestyle. However, this doesn’t mean that Airmen shouldn’t have hobbies outside of work.For some, this meant becoming part of the Whiteman Air Force Base varsity traveling basketball team and building

  • Sharp, crisp, motionless: Whiteman AFB Honor Guard performs with pride

    “On behalf of the president of the United States, the United States Air Force, and a grateful nation, please accept this flag as a symbol of appreciation for your loved one’s honorable and faithful service.”For many spouses and family members, a funeral ceremony accompanied by this phrase may be the

  • Biomedical has the fix on your health

    The blood pressure machine beeped as the cuff slowly released the pressure from the patient’s upper arm. Standing at five foot ten inches, the dedicated long distance runner thought this would be a routine check-up. However, to his surprise, the nurse read off the measurement to be 140 over 90. Does

  • Whiteman Airman receives 2016 JINSA Grateful Nation Award

    Every year since 2003, the Jewish Institute for National Security Affairs (JINSA) Grateful Nation Award is presented to six members, one from each branch of the U.S. Armed Forces and the U.S. Special Operations Command, who are recognized for having distinguished themselves through superior conduct