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  • Missouri Air National Guard pilot reaches 1500 flying hour mark in B-2 Stealth Bomber

    Lt. Col. Timothy B. Rezac, commander of the Missouri Air National Guard's 110th Bomb Squadron, became the 14th ever B-2 Spirit pilot to reach 1500 flight hours in the stealth bomber on July 2, 2019, at Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri.
  • Whiteman AFB commemorates 30-year anniversary of B-2 test flight

    For three decades, B-2 crews have participated in five major military operations and countless training engagements. The bomber has completed missions in Kosovo, Afghanistan, Iraq and, most recently, Libya. The B-2 was also the first aircraft over Afghanistan after the 9/11 attacks, for which aircraft and crew hold the record for longest combat mission at 44.3 hours. The stealth bomber has been a vital component of America’s national defense and stands as a symbol of the Air Force’s global strike capabilities.
  • Officer promotion policy overhaul coming in 2020

    The Assistant Secretary of the Air Force Manpower and Reserve Affairs Personnel visited Peterson Air Force Base Colorado, July 9, to discuss a new proposal to overhaul the way officers are categorized and promoted. Col. Kelly Sams, Senior Military Assistant, Assistant Secretary of the Air Force Manpower and Reserve Affairs, explained the reason for the change. “After more than 70 years under the same construct, we believe that it’s the time to adjust approaches and change business practices to foster joint warfighting experts, develop exceptional leaders and contribute to the Air Force we need for the future,” she said.
  • Donovan stresses ‘Digital Air Force’s’ importance and necessity

    As outlined in a July white paper, the Digital Air Force initiative encompasses comprehensive changes to how the force gathers, uses and shares data.
  • USSTRATCOM Commander Announces 2018 Omaha Trophy Winners

    In recognition of outstanding support to U.S. Strategic Command’s (USSTRATCOM) strategic deterrence mission, U.S. Air Force Gen. John Hyten, commander of USSTRATCOM, announced the winners of the 2018 Omaha Trophies June 3, 2019. The 509th and 131st Bomb Wings have again won the Omaha Trophy for Best Strategic Bomber Wing, 3rd time for the team overall and back-back this year and last.
  • Evans assumes command of the 131st MSG

    The Missouri Air National Guard’s 131st Mission Support Group welcomed a new commander Saturday as Lt. Col. Mike Evans accepted command of the unit here.
  • Boothman takes command of the 157th AOG

    Col. Bill Boothman took command of the 157th Air Operations Group in a change of command ceremony here Sunday. Col. Ken Eaves, the 131st Bomb Wing commander, officiated the ceremony in which Col. Chip Atterbury relinquished command prior to his retirement after 31 years of service. Eaves praised Atterbury for a job well done and welcomed Boothman "home" to the 157th.
  • Missouri Guardsmen learn story of Rosie the Riveter

    Missouri National Guard Airmen and Soldiers assigned here at the oldest operational military installation west of the Mississippi River gathered May 4 to experience a unique piece of living history as a proud granddaughter shared a vision of servant leadership.
  • B-2 bombers deploy to Hawaii

    U.S. Air Force B-2 Spirit stealth bombers and Airmen, from Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri deployed, here in support of U.S. Strategic Command’s (USSTRATCOM) Bomber Task Force (BTF) mission, Jan. 10, 2019.
  • Kohl takes command of the 131st Medical Group

    Lt. Col. Russell Kohl, M.D. took command of the Missouri Air National Guard’s 131st Medical Group from Col. Patti Fries, O.D., here Dec. 1.