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  • Six things to know: COVID-19 weekly recap for March 20

    Since the World Health Organization first declared a public health emergency, Jan. 30, 2020, Team Whiteman has proactively implemented a variety of changes to base processes and programs. These prudent measures help curb the spread of the coronavirus, and ensure Airmen, their families and the base’s

  • 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

  • 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

  • Whiteman AFB graduates 10th ever female stealth bomber pilot

    Capt. Lauren Kram graduated from Initial Qualification Training, making her the tenth woman to become a B-2 Spirit pilot, Oct. 4.In the B-2’s 30-year history, only 498 pilots have qualified to fly the long-range stealth bomber aircraft. The first female pilot to fly the B-2 was retired Lt. Col.