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  • Myths and facts about the vax — debunking common COVID-19 vaccine myths

    The COVID-19 vaccine has been mandated across the Department of Defense and despite its demonstrated effectiveness and safety, a host of myths have left some Airmen and Guardians hesitant to receive it. While social media posts and some news outlets may make it harder to keep up with what is fact or fiction, the science is clear … approved COVID-19 vaccines work.
  • Airman's Edge: Whiteman AFB selected to launch peer-to-peer mentoring program

    Whiteman has been selected to be the first base to participate in Airman’s Edge, the proposed Air Force-wide version of Defender’s Edge. It is being run as a study to hopefully prove that it can be successful beyond Security Forces.
  • A pilot’s proposal that’s out of this world

    It is not every day someone receives a proposal from outer space, but on Aug. 31, 2019, Capt. Stuart Shippee, a B-2 Spirit Stealth Bomber pilot from the 393rd Bomb Squadron, used his piloting knowledge to take his marriage proposal to the next atmospheric level by using a weather balloon.The idea took form when Shippee saw others use weather
  • Hope: My sword, shield in the battlefield

    As a young child, I routinely dealt with chronic depression. Due to my own ignorance and grave fear of what my family would think, I kept silent on the issue.I carried this with me years after joining the Air Force in 2014. Three years into my service, the internal pain I experienced from bottling everything up finally became unbearable. I broke.
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