• 509th Maintenance Group Airmen 3D prints the mission to success

    On an average Air Force day, Airmen with the 509th Maintenance Group research and engineering shop find themselves crafting and creating specific parts for multi-billion dollar aircraft to ensure the B-2 Spirit stealth bomber is mission ready. In the wake of COVID-19, the 509th MXG RE section has

  • Whiteman AFB host Innovation Pitch Day

    As part of Whiteman’s innovation initiative, leadership hosted Innovation Pitch Day on Jan. 28, 2020. The focus for the day was for Airmen to present ideas on how the base can improve its sponsorship program.

  • 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

  • Team Whiteman has innovation on the brain

    U.S. Air Force Col. Seth Graham, the 509th Bomb Wing vice commander, leads an innovation forum, Feb. 7, 2020, at the Professional Development Center at Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri. The forum gave Airmen an opportunity to voice thier ideas for improving their respective units and the base.

  • Whiteman AFB hosts Innovation Showcase

    Airmen assigned to the 131st and the 509th Maintenance Squadrons, hosted a showcase to explain their squadron’s innovation, a shortened B-2 Spirit phase inspection process on Dec. 11, 2019 at Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri.