Tag: 509th Bomb Wing
  • Whiteman AFB recognized during UCM Military Appreciation basketball game

    U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Jason Hodges, 509th Bomb Wing command chief, left, Col. Kyle Wilson, 509th BW vice commander, center, and Lindsay Chapman, University of Central Missouri general counsel, pose for a photo during a recognition ceremony of the UCM Military Appreciation basketball game, Feb. 13, 2021, in Warrensburg, Missouri. Whiteman
  • Team Whiteman concludes Red Flag 21-1, personnel gains over 450 hours of experience

    Operating as the 393rd Expeditionary Bomb Squadron, Team Whiteman concluded Red Flag 21-1 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, Feb. 12.As the lead wing for the three-week large-force exercise, Whiteman utilized the Nevada Test and Training Range’s 12,000 square miles of  airspace to ensure around 2,400 participants gained valuable experience from the
  • The Great Artiste: Preserving our legacy

    As members of Team Whiteman come through the Spirit Gate each day they are greeted by a piece of 509th Bomb Wing history.The Great Artiste, a Silverplate B-29 Superfortress once assigned to the 509th Composite Group, stands watch over the gate.During World War II, The Great Artiste was hand selected and specially modified for the mission of
  • Whiteman AFB participates in Exercise Tiger Association’s 22nd Annual Adopt A Warrior program

    The Exercise Tiger Association awarded Team Whiteman a unit and individual award during the 22nd Annual Adopt A Warrior program at the University of Missouri, Columbia, Dec. 12, 2020.The national foundation began in 1998 and focuses on honoring military members for their outstanding achievements and meritorious service, and carries the legacy of
  • 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