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  • 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 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

  • Team Whiteman hosts KC Chiefs outreach event

    As part of the Salute to Service campaign, National Football League’s Kansas City Chiefs and USAA held an event at Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri, Oct. 29, 2019. During the visit, Airmen showcased their role in the Whiteman AFB mission beyond preparing aircraft for flyover support for NFL games.

  • 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