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  • Avoid yelling fire

    When it comes to fire, keeping it inside the grill and away from our families and belongings is one of the highest priorities. In the summer months, when barbecues and bonfires are commonplace, it is important to remember how to use them in a positive and safe manner. 18th Civil Engineer Squadron firefighters respond to fire-related incidents that
  • 442 LRS, FSS team up for training deployment

    EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. – Sixty-eight members of the 442d Logistics Readiness and Force Support Squadrons completed a two-week deployment-for-training (DFT), May 6-20, to Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., and Duke Field, Fla.The purpose of the two squadrons’ annual tour this year was two-fold, according to both units’ commanders. To perfect
  • Trinity Tavern: a testament to Team Whiteman

    This week we will be renaming one of the lounges at the Mission’s End club the “Trinity Tavern.” After much consideration of the many suggestions you have provided over the past few weeks, base leadership decided on the name “Trinity,” which was submitted by Tech. Sgt. Joshua White, as it is a perfect reflection of the roots of our nuclear mission. I hope you will have the opportunity to visit in the coming weeks, and you will see that our team has worked hard to turn this lounge into something that not only reflects the rich heritage of the 509th Bomb Wing, but also the many diverse units that make up this incredible installation. We will continue to personalize it while making it a place where we can focus on our heritage.
  • Rescue heroes headline Miami Beach air show

    Citizen Airmen from the 920th Rescue Wing, Patrick Air Force Base, Florida, joined top tier U.S. military assets from around the world in Miami Beach to demonstrate a cumulative show of air power at the National Salute to America’s Heroes Air and Sea Show May 27-28.  Military personnel from active, guard and reserve units performed numerous
  • Pilots Swap Korea for Missouri

    The 442d Fighter Wing recently hosted their counterparts from the other side of the world.
  • How to prepare for mosquito season

    As the weather gets warmer, it is important to take the proper precautions to avoid a thriving mosquito population, one of the most common summer inconveniences.
  • Wing Commander pins on first star

    Family, friends and service members gathered to celebrate with Brig. Gen. Brian K. Borgen, 442d Fighter Wing Commander, during his promotion ceremony May 6 at Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri.
  • Air Force releases annual sexual assault report

    Air Force reports of sexual assault increased slightly in fiscal year 2016, according to the service’s annual report on sexual assault released May 1.
  • Pilots take brotherhood to new heights

    Maj. Matthew Shelly, 23d Wing director of inspections and a pilot with the 74th Fighter Squadron, and his little brother, Capt. Christopher Shelly, 76th Fighter Squadron chief of standards and evaluations, flew in formation together for the first time, April 8, 2017, over Moody Air Force Base, Ga.