• 509th AMXS deactivation gives rise to 393d BGS

    The 509th Bomb Wing held a combined 509th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron deactivation and 393d Bomber Generation Squadron activation ceremony at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., May 17, 2024.

  • Unleashed from Duty: MWD Azir digs into retirement

    Following two years of faithful service to the U.S. Air Force and about 1,650 mission hours, Military Working Dog Azir retired from duty on April 26, 2024, at Whiteman Air Force Base. Azir, a four-year-old Brindle Dutch Shepherd, previously assigned to the 509th Security Forces Squadron at Whiteman

  • From paw patrols to retirement goals

    Azir, a military working dog from the 509th Security Forces Squadron as he retires from active duty service and receives his civilian collar. Our courageous military working dog is ready to trade missions for belly rubs.

  • 509th CES streamlines dig permitting process

    The 509th Civil Engineer Squadron recently streamlined their process for locating buried utility lines prior to excavations, saving both time and money.Using $20,000 in innovation funding that they secured over the course of five years, the 509th CES purchased two radio detection locators, allowing

  • Global Strike Command wins CE Readiness Challenge X

    A team of AFGSC civil engineers hoisted the Readiness Challenge X winner’s trophy April 26 after a grueling six-day competition that tested 12 teams in more than 25 engineering skills ranging from firefighting to runway repair.