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Partners in deterrence: “Sister base” Airmen visit Whiteman

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Robert Thomas, left, the 90th Communications Squadron NCO in charge of visual imagery and intrusion detection systems, and Master Sgt. George V. Shepherd III, a 90th Missile Security Forces Squadron flight chief, read an informational book about the retired Oscar-1 missile alert facility at Whiteman Air Force Base (AFB), Mo., April 14, 2016. Members of the 90th Missile Wing at F.E. Warren AFB, Wyo., visited Whiteman to observe how the 509th and 131st Bomb Wings execute vital strategic deterrence missions on a day-to-day basis and during heightened-alert operations.

PHOTO BY: Airman 1st Class Michaela R. Slanchik
VIRIN: 160414-F-VN530-021.JPG
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