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  • Paving roads with diligence

    The pavement designed for vehicle transportation, fences used to safeguard the installation's perimeter, and signs for directions are all fruits of the 509th Civil Engineer Squadron (CES) pavement and equipment shop's hard work. Rain, sleet or snow, they are constantly grinding to ensure the

  • Defender continues tradition of service

    There are many reasons one might join the U.S. Air Force. Some join for the education benefits, while others join for job stability. Some join to uphold a legacy of three generations of Airmen in their family.Airman 1st Class Cody Seiber, 509th Security Forces Squadron defender, recently arrived at

  • Whiteman Warriors display the art of weapons loading during GSC

    A crew comprised of four Airmen from the 509th Bomb Wing and four Airmen from the Missouri Air National Guard's 131st Bomb Wing participated in the 2015 Global Strike Challenge (GSC), Aug. 11 and 12, 2015, at Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri.The GSC involves several bomb and missile wings from Air

  • Ready, set….load

    Integrated teams from the 509th and 131st Bomb Wings participated in the bomb build and load portion of Air Force Global Strike Command Global Strike Challenge here Aug. 11 and 12.The conventional load competition entails demonstrating loading procedures in accordance with technical orders (TO) in a

  • Experience Missouri firsthand with Outdoor Rec

    It's the prime season to take the family camping or even to gather fellow Airmen and plan a little rest and relaxation in the great outdoors, but members of Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri, don't necessarily have to wait until their vacation to enjoy these stress-reducing activities.With the right

  • Special duties: The key to career advancement

    There are an abundance of opportunities that come with being an enlisted member of the United States Air Force.Whether those prospects are sought out in pursuit of career development, improving skills or opening up options for the future, in the end, the experience gained is important to developing

  • Continuing education for dependents: Why not start now?

    Tuition Assistance, the Montgomery GI Bill for Active Duty and Veterans, Post-9/11 GI Bill and the Community College of the Air Force: Dependents of service members have all become familiar with these terms.When joining the Air Force, recruiters preach the educational benefits to the incoming

  • Whiteman library: Answers for the future, knowledge of the past

    The instant patrons walk in, the newest books line the shelves to their right. Tread a little further, and the staff manning the desk welcomes them with a friendly smile.Whether for information, education or entertainment, the library offers an opportunity to experience and learn new things and get

  • Whiteman maintainers keep B-2 Spirits flying

    Since it first arrived 22 years ago, the B-2 Spirit has been unparalleled in its ability to provide precision air power, thus shaping the mission here at Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri, to providing strategic deterrence, global power and combat support to combatant and joint force commanders...

  • The light in the darkest hour

    Every time a light turns on, microwaves are used or a refrigerator door is opened, the 509th Civil Engineer Squadron electrical shop receives the honor of ensuring these daily uses occur without problem.The electrical crew is hard at work making sure the installation can function and Airmen enjoy