New deployment posture adopted at Whiteman: Team youth support Operation Spirit
WHITEMAN AIR FORCE BASE, Mo. - Col. Thomas Bussiere, 509th Operations Group commander, presents "Airman" Jacob Ideran with a certificate of completion April 18 during Operation Spirit. The certificate reads "This mock deployment was an opportunity for Air Force children to experience everything a military member does when preparing and processing for a real-world deployment.(U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Jason Barebo)

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