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  • Rangers of the flightline

    During the Vietnam War, aerospace ground equipment personnel donned the nickname of Ranger and the acronym DINSTAAR (Danger is no stranger to the AGE ranger) was born. Rangers of the 2nd Maintenance Squadron AGE flight maintain 640 pieces of machinery that are essential to the mission of the B-52H Stratofortress.
  • Rangers of the flightline

    During the Vietnam War, aerospace ground equipment personnel donned the nickname of Ranger and the acronym DINSTAAR (Danger is no stranger to the AGE ranger) was born. Rangers of the 2nd Maintenance Squadron AGE flight maintain 640 pieces of machinery that are essential to the mission of the B-52H Stratofortress.
  • Hope and perseverance: Airman overcomes obstacles on his way to service

    Editor’s note: This article is a part of the “Whiteman Warrior” series. These stories focus on a single Airman, highlighting their Air Force story and contribution to the Air Force Global Strike “Striker” community.It hadn’t been an easy journey for one 509th Civil Engineer Squadron service member to get to Airman Leadership School Class 19-G
  • Reconnecting Through Quarantine: Isolation brings military family closer

    Whiteman Air Force Base is home to the B-2 Spirit Stealth Bomber, but the bombers are not the only asset to possess the ability to go undetected.One WAFB family used stealth to their advantage during a two-week quarantine that was used as a precautionary measure to combat the potential spread of coronavirus.U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Chris Conant,
  • Five Minutes to Thrive: Losers of the World: UNITE!

    Hello, my name is Ashley and I’m a loser. Big or small, it’s safe to say we’ve all lost something in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Losing important things (and people) can shake foundational beliefs about the way we thought life would be, and should be. When our current realities differ greatly from the expectations and fantasies we’ve held, it’s normal for us to experience disappointment, grief, and a loss of control.
  • Air Force releases guidance on use of cloth face covers

    To the extent practical, without significantly impacting mission, all individuals on Department of the Air Force property, installations and facilities are required to wear cloth face coverings when they cannot maintain six feet of physical distance in public areas or work centers.
  • Whiteman AFB families showcase resiliency during “Bear Hunt”

    Whiteman Air Force Base relies heavily on the lethality and readiness of the B-2 Spirit Stealth Bomber mission but it’s the Airmen and families supporting the mission that keep the base going.Like many families across the U.S. and the world, Team Whiteman is adjusting to a new normal while self-isolating or quarantined during the COVID-19
  • A Two-Alarm Calling: WAFB Airman volunteers with local fire department

    To some, raising their right hand and enlisting in the armed forces is the ultimate act of voluntary selflessness.For one Senior Airman assigned to the 509th Operations Support Squadron at Whiteman Air Force Base, enlisting in the Air Force wasn’t enough, she wanted to go the extra mile.Senior Airman Lillian Johnson, an aircrew flight equipment
  • The Choice is Yours

    In our world we seldom slow down to notice life’s transitions. We rush from the past to the future rarely taking time to truly notice the present. When we experience change, such as the birth of a child, a new duty station, the cancelation of leave or of orders, or the death of a loved one we stand, often uncomfortably, in the thresholds of life.
  • All-female flight crew conducted for Women’s History Month, first in decade

    Senior Airman Corinne Smith, 40th Helicopter Squadron flight engineer, performs a pre-flight inspection on a UH-1N Iroquois helicopter before takeoff March 12, 2020, at Malmstrom Air Force Base, Mont. For the first time in nearly a decade at Malmstrom, an all-female flight crew took to the skies to celebrate International Women’s Day and Women’s
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