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  • Air Force releases guidance on use of cloth face covers

    To the extent practical, without significantly impacting mission, all individuals on Department of the Air Force property, installations and facilities are required to wear cloth face coverings when they cannot maintain six feet of physical distance in public areas or work centers.

  • A pilot’s proposal that’s out of this world

    It is not every day someone receives a proposal from outer space, but on Aug. 31, 2019, Capt. Stuart Shippee, a B-2 Spirit Stealth Bomber pilot from the 393rd Bomb Squadron, used his piloting knowledge to take his marriage proposal to the next atmospheric level by using a weather balloon.The idea

  • Whiteman Airman performs life-saving aid on airline flight

    Travelling from Pennsylvania to Ohio, Oct. 3, 2019, on an airline flight, Senior Airman Caleb Smith, a 509th Munitions Squadron munition systems technician assigned to Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri, encountered extreme turbulence.“Halfway through my flight there were strange sounds and commotion

  • Hope: My sword, shield in the battlefield

    As a young child, I routinely dealt with chronic depression. Due to my own ignorance and grave fear of what my family would think, I kept silent on the issue.I carried this with me years after joining the Air Force in 2014. Three years into my service, the internal pain I experienced from bottling

  • Vape safely or not at all

    With the use of electronic cigarettes on the rise, concerned Air Force health officials warn of the possible side effects of these devices.According to Alicia Ferris-Dannenberg, the 509th Operational Medical Readiness Squadron health promotion coordinator, vape use at Team Whiteman increased from

  • CMSAF Wright visits Whiteman AFB Strikers

    Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Kaleth O. Wright visited Airmen stationed at Whiteman Air Force Base, October 6-8, 2019.Chief Wright is the Air Force’s top enlisted leader and provides direction to the entire enlisted force. Wright visited the Professional Development Center and Honor Guard, and