Tag: 509th Bomb Wing
  • Individual pronounced dead after incident at Whiteman Air Force Base pool

    At approximately 6 p.m., June 20, 2021, Whiteman Air Force Base emergency personnel responded to the base pool for a report of an unresponsive individual.Responders administered CPR before transferring the individual to Western Missouri Medical Center. The individual was pronounced dead at approximately 8 p.m.In accordance with Department of
  • 509th BW Innovation Office supports Airmen, makes ideas into reality

    U.S. Air Force Capt. Benjamin Fogarty, 509th Bomb Wing innovation director, and U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Paul Olexa, 509th BW innovation assistant, highlight Stealthwerx Whiteman Air Force Base’s Innovation Office, and the services it provides. This video was created to highlight the support the Innovation Office provides to Airmen. (U.S.
  • Whiteman Airman innovates, develops smart maintenance floor mat to prevent FOD

    Foreign object debris can come from a variety of sources and presents a major hazard to aircraft around the world, costing the aviation industry an estimated $4 billion in repairs each year.One Team Whiteman member took it upon himself to try to prevent these maintenance costs after learning about the risks of FOD and the importance of having good
  • B-2s land at Lajes Field to join BTF mission

    Airmen from the 509th BW will conduct a hot-pit refuel of the B-2s and a crew swap with engines running before the aircraft return to the sky to continue the mission.
  • 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