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  • Air Force releases new B-21 Raider artist rendering

    The Air Force released a new B-21 Raider artist rendering graphic with an accompanying fact sheet today. As with past renderings, this rendering is an artist’s interpretation of the B-21 design.
  • It only takes blood, sweat, tears: First female crew chief flies in B-2 Spirit

    Less than 30 enlisted Airmen know the feeling of taking flight over Whiteman Air Force Base in the B-2 Spirit, only one of those Airmen is female.Earning Spirit Number 760, U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Elizabeth Lambert, 509th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron dedicated crew chief assigned to the Spirit of New York, was awarded the Chief Master Sergeant
  • B-21 Flight Test aircraft build progresses while B-21 Combined Test Force takes shape

    Gen. Timothy Ray, the Commander of Air Force Global Strike Command and Air Forces Strategic-Air, U.S. Strategic Command, visited several organizations across the bomber test enterprise to receive first-hand updates on the progress of the B-21 program during a visit to Edwards Air Force Base and Plant 42, in California, May 5-6.
  • Comm team enables a more flexible 393rd EBS

     During the Bomber Task Force deployment at Naval Support Facility Diego Garcia in Aug. 2020, the 393rd Expeditionary Bomb Squadron advanced the Dynamic Force Employment concept by relying on an expeditionary mobile operations center. During the most recent Bomber Task Force Europe mission, the 393rd EBS relied on the mobile operations center to
  • COVID-19 cannot stop the 393rd EBS

    While the world has been battling with the spread of COVID-19 for the past year, the 393rd Expeditionary Bomb Squadron has not let that slow them down.Over the past year Team Whiteman has learned and refined operations to keep Airmen safe during COVID-19. Airmen have developed habit patterns that include cleaning, social distancing, and mask
  • B-2 Spirit teams up with B-1 Lancer in High North

    A crew chief assigned to the 393rd Expeditionary Bomb Squadron marshals a B-2 Spirit to a parking spot at Lajes Field, Azores, March 22, 2021. After a hot-pit refuel and crew change, the B-2s will team up with a B-1 Lancer, assigned to Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, for a Bomber Task Force Europe mission in the High North. (U.S. Air Force photo by
  • Getting the job done: Whiteman AFB Airfield Management

    One of the most important features of any Air Force Base is the airfield.  Airfields allow aircraft to take off at a moment’s notice to maintain readiness and demonstrate the combat capabilities of the Air Force. At Whiteman Air Force Base, the 509th Operation Support Squadron Airfield Management Office, works to ensure the safety of the aircraft
  • Team Whiteman bands together, restores B-2 Spirit static display

    Airmen with the 509th Maintenance Squadron, 131st Maintenance Squadron and the 72nd Test and Evaluation Squadron worked together to restore the famed B-2 Spirit static display and placed it back on watch on October 18, 2020 at Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri.The Low Observable corrosion section and Crash Damaged or Disable Aircraft Recovery
  • Whiteman AFB B-2 stealth bomber, A-10 and T-38 jets to fly over Kansas City in salute to COVID-19 essential workers

    Editors Note: *We've updated the route to add an additional stop in Sedalia, Missouri.*Whiteman Air Force Base pilots are scheduled to fly over medical facilities in Kansas City, Missouri, April 28 to honor and express Team Whiteman’s gratitude for all medical and healthcare professionals, essential employees and volunteers in the fight against
  • B-2 Spirit marks 30th anniversary of first flight

    The B-2’s manufacturer, Northrop Grumman, hosted an event to mark the B-2’s 30th anniversary of its first flight at an event at Plant 42, Aug. 20.
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