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  • 131st pilot boasts 1,000 flight hours in stealth bomber

    131st Bomb Wing B-2 Spirit pilot surpasses 1000 flight hours, one of only 71 Airmen to do so.
  • Whiteman AFB, Jefferson Barracks elevate Health Protection Condition to Charlie

    131st Bomb Wing implements enhanced Health Protection measures as all DOD installations go to HPCON Charlie.
  • 131st Airman confirmed positive for COVID-19 at Whiteman AFB

    131st Bomb Wing Airman confirmed with COVID-19, the second such individual assigned to Whiteman AFB.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • ’We’re a team’: First husband-wife pilots to fly the B-2 retire from the Air Force

    Lt. Col. John Avery and Lt. Col. Jennifer Avery were the first husband-wife pilot team to fly the B-2. Their two, 20-year-long careers culminated with the couple’s joint retirement ceremony on Sept. 7, 2018, at Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri.
  • Whiteman honors Missouri ANG unit, ‘Lindbergh’s Own’

    Members of the Missouri Air National Guard’s 131st Bomb Wing and the U.S. Air Force’s 509th Bomb Wing gathered Aug. 4, 2018, to celebrate the unveiling of a new paint scheme on a gear door for the Spirit of Nebraska, a B-2 bomber assigned to Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri. For the 131st BW, the new B-2 markings mean more than just new paint on an airplane.
  • Missouri Air National Guard opens first-ever recruiting office in Springfield

    The Missouri Air National Guard opened its first-ever recruiting office in Springfield on April 27. The new office, located at 2445 N. Kansas Expressway, Suite D, will provide those interested in joining the Air National Guard with information, opportunities and benefits. Until the office was opened, applicants primarily spoke to recruiters via email, phone or travelled several hours to meet face to face.
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