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  • 110th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron conducts ally, partner training in the Arctic

    Three B-2 Spirit stealth bombers assigned to the 509th Bomb Wing, Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri, along with approximately 200 Airmen, civilians and contractors, arrived at Keflavik Air Base, Iceland, to participate in a Bomber Task Force mission.
  • 393rd Expeditionary Bomb Squadron paves way for Dynamic Force Employment

    Expeditionary air power is vital to meeting the Department of Defense’s National Defense Strategy, and members of the 393rd Expeditionary Bomb Squadron evolved that concept as it employed Air Force Global Strike Command’s first overseas mobile operations center, during a deployment to Naval Support Facility Diego Garcia.
  • SECDEF visits Team Whiteman, talks TFI on B-2 mission

    Secretary of Defense Dr. Mark T. Esper visited Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri, July 22, 2020, to familiarize himself with Team Whiteman’s mission in maintaining global support and combat readiness.
  • 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.
  • ’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.
  • 131st, 509th Total Force logistics team named best in the Air Force

    Airmen of the 509th and 131st Logistics Readiness Squadrons were recently awarded the Maj. Gen. Warren R. Carter Logistics Readiness Award, recognizing them jointly as the best Air Force logistics readiness squadron for 2017.
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