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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
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
Twenty Warrensburg High School students from the 2020 Community Leadership and Involvement Means a Better Community High (CLIMB High) program toured at Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri, Jan. 29.CLIMB High is a youth leadership program for students who are attending Warrensburg High School.,
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
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
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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
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.