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  • Reimbursement increase for inactive duty training

    Some Reserve Citizen Airmen attending inactive duty training outside normal commuting distances at Air Force Reserve locations will be seeing an increase in the maximum reimbursement for actual travel expenses under a revision to the Joint Travel Regulation.
  • 442d Fighter Wing hosts Sporting KC

    WHITEMAN AIR FORCE BASE, Mo. – The 442d Fighter Wing hosted a group of players and executives from the Sporting Kansas City Major League Soccer team for a tour of the wing May 30, 2018.
  • Surprise homecoming for deployed 442d member

    Escorted towards the pitcher’s mound, the Laffey family prepares to watch one of their own throw in the honorary first pitch for their favorite Major League Baseball team-- the Kansas City Royals. Ty Laffey practiced for this moment for a week, but knowing that his father was unable to be there due to being deployed dampened his excitement. Before
  • A-10 pilots perform CPR, save soldier's life

    Two Airmen from the 442d Fighter Wing performed CPR on a friend who had a heart attack at their gym, keeping him alive until paramedics arrived.
  • New tool enhances AF safety inspections, assessments and evaluations

    A new module has been launched through the Air Force Safety Automated System on May 17, arming safety professionals AF-wide with a single method to document and track both spot and annual inspections, as well as safety assessments and evaluations at a local and enterprise level.Created in 2007 by the Air Force Safety Center, AFSAS is the unique
  • Air Force transitions to a single combat uniform

    Air Force leaders announced the service will move to a single combat utility uniform, adopting the Operational Camouflage Pattern, or OCP, already in use by the Army and Airmen in combat zones and in certain jobs across the Air Force.
  • Application deadlines approaching for Air Force youth camps

    The summer adventure season is about to start, and there’s still time for Air Force youth to apply for more than 20 camps available at locations across the United States.
  • 442 MXG commander retires

    U.S. Air Force Col. James Brock, the 442d Maintenance Group commander, returns the salute of Lt. Col. Jeff Gorman, deputy 442 MXG commander, during his retirement ceremony at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., May 5, 2018. Brock became the commander of the 442 MXG in August 2012. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Missy Sterling)
  • 442d Fighter Wing returns from deployment

    On Saturday afternoon, the 442nd Fighter Wing welcomed back the wing’s main body of deployed Reserve Citizen Airmen, who recently returned from a 90-day deployment to Kandahar, Afghanistan.The group was originally intended to support Operation Inherent Resolve in Iraq and Syria, but was notified of the change a month before their arrival in
  • One squadron’s loss is another squadron’s gain

    The 303d Fighter Squadron became the sister squadron to the city of Leeton, Missouri, on April 14, 2018, just one day after Leeton’s previous sister squadron, the 394th Combat Training Squadron, merged with the 13th Bomb Squadron.