Tag: community
  • First Lady Dr. Jill Biden announces Whiteman Elementary Student 2 Student® Chapter as MCEC Elite Team of the Year

    The Military Child Education Coalition® announced Whiteman Elementary as the winning school of the organization’s annual Student 2 Student® Team of the Year competition July 21.MCEC officials selected winners at the elementary, middle, and high school level based on team achievements and First Lady Dr. Jill Biden then sent students a surprise video
  • Whiteman volunteers, community band together to replace roof for Knob Noster family

    Whiteman AFB Airmen rolled up their sleeves, grabbed their tool belts and joined community partners and the Fuller Center for Housing of Johnson County recently to repair a family home in Knob Noster, Missouri.The Fuller Center is a local non-profit organization offering help building and repairing houses of low-income families who are unable to
  • Spit it Out!

    "People turn to nicotine use for various reasons,” said Alicia Ferris-Dannenberg, 509th Operational Medical Readiness Squadron Health Promotion Program coordinator. “For many it is the false sense of happiness from the stimulation of dopamine.”The Health Promotion Program teamed up with the 509th Force Support Squadron fitness center to organize
  • Heart of Downtown: Whiteman AFB military family earns Warrensburg Main Street community volunteer award

    When military members think of community, they may think of their immediate surroundings, like base housing and their coworkers and wingmen.Despite a year of shutdowns, masks and social distancing, however, one Air Force family at Whiteman Air Force Base was determined to reach out to community neighbors beyond Whiteman’s Spirit Gate. This month,