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  • 509th MXS propulsion flight Airmen boost readiness to 18-year high

    The 509th Maintenance Squadron Propulsion Flight has achieved the highest engine readiness rate across the active-duty Air Force. 40 jet engine mechanics operate out of a repair center on base, ensuring the readiness of Whiteman Air Force Base’s 44 billion dollar fleet of B-2 Spirits.

  • Repair facility saves nuclear command $13 million

    The nuclear mission cannot be stopped by old or non-functioning aircraft components. The solution to this is a trip to a bomber hydraulic Centralized Repair Facility (CRF) which saves time and money. The bomber hydro CRF at Barksdale has repaired enough parts from the bomber fleet to save the Air

  • Keeping Team Minot mobile

    Airmen from the 5th Logistics Readiness Squadron repair and maintain various types of vehicles at the Defender Dome at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., July 28, 2016. Airmen from the 5th LRS vehicle maintenance flight work to ensure that Team Minot stays mobile. The 91st Security Support Squadron is