Tag: 509th MDG
  • Health care Heroes: Whiteman AFB celebrates AFGSC Medical Professionals Appreciation Day

    For the past ten months, the 509th Medical Group has been working hard to meet the challenges brought on by a global pandemic.  In recognition of the hard work and dedication of all medical professionals, U.S. Air Force Gen. Tim Ray, Air Force Global Strike Command commander, proclaimed Dec. 18, 2020, as AFGSC Medical Professionals Appreciation
  • Immunizations clinic protects Team Whiteman from the flu during pandemic

    Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, the 509th Medical Group immunizations clinic remains dedicated to protecting Team Whiteman this flu season.In preparation for the large numbers of Airmen and their families who need to get their flu shots, the immunizations clinic is following the rest of the 509th MDG with its safety precautions including mask usage
  • The 8th Air Force command team visits Whiteman Air Force Base

    U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. Mark Weatherington, 8th Air Force and Joint-Global Strike Operations Center commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Melvina Smith, 8th AF command chief, visited Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri, Aug. 24-25, 2020.  During the tour, Weatherington and Smith visited Airmen, received hands-on training and spoke with wing leadership
  • 509th Medical Group hosts a Sleep Deprivation Seminar

    The 509th Medical Group hosted a sleep deprivation seminar at Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri, July 17, 2020, to highlight the effects of lack of sleep, and offer helpful tips to prevent sleepless nights. The event was implemented to teach Airmen and their families about the negative effects of sleep deprivation while also giving them resources
  • Combating the negative effects of COVID-19 on Mental Health

    Social distancing, quarantine, and self-isolation during the COVID-19 pandemic have drastically changed the way of life for many military service members and their families. Right now, staying home and keeping a safe social distance from family and friends is an essential part of limiting the spread of the coronavirus. While it is important to