Tag: B-2 Spirit
  • B-2 Spirit to kick-off KC Chiefs 2021 season opener with flyover at Arrowhead Stadium

    A U.S. Air Force B-2 Spirit will fly over the Kansas City Chiefs’ NFL season opening game against the Cleveland Browns on Sept.12, at Arrowhead Stadium, Kansas City.Continuing a long-standing tradition between Team Whiteman and our community partners, the Kansas City Chiefs organization, the stealth bomber will launch the game with a rumbling
  • U.S. Air Force B-2 Spirit stealth bomber aircraft arrive in Iceland for ally, partner training

    Three U.S. Air Force B-2 Spirit stealth bomber aircraft from 509th Bomb Wing, Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri, arrived at Keflavik Air Base, Iceland, for a long-planned Bomber Task Force mission where the aircraft will conduct theater and flight training across Europe and Africa.The BTF missions, which have been occurring since 2018, provide
  • Hillier takes command of 509th Munitions Support Squadron

    U.S. Air Force Maj. Michael Hillier assumes command of the 509th Munitions Squadron with the ceremonial hand off of the unit guidon to U.S. Air Force Col. Jeffrey Holland, 509th Maintenance Group commander, at Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri, June 14, 2021. A change of command is a military tradition that represents a formal transfer of authority
  • It only takes blood, sweat, tears: First female crew chief flies in B-2 Spirit

    Less than 30 enlisted Airmen know the feeling of taking flight over Whiteman Air Force Base in the B-2 Spirit, only one of those Airmen is female. Earning Spirit Number 760, U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Elizabeth Lambert, 509th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron dedicated crew chief assigned to the Spirit of New York, was awarded the Chief Master Sergeant
  • B-21 Flight Test aircraft build progresses while B-21 Combined Test Force takes shape

    Gen. Timothy Ray, the Commander of Air Force Global Strike Command and Air Forces Strategic-Air, U.S. Strategic Command, visited several organizations across the bomber test enterprise to receive first-hand updates on the progress of the B-21 program during a visit to Edwards Air Force Base and Plant 42, in California, May 5-6.