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  • A Splendid Ceremony: Team Whiteman honors original Striker at Arlington

    Seventy years after the disappearance of a C-124 Globlemaster II over the Atlantic Ocean, members of the 509th Bomb Wing honored, U.S. Lt. Col. James I. Hopkins, during a memorial ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery.On March 21, 1951, a C-124 Globemaster II commanded by Major Robert J. Bell, 2nd

  • 442d Command Post performs field training at state park

    Two members of the 442d Fighter Wing command post joined two members of the 509th Communication Squadron’s radio maintenance shop for mobile command post training Oct. 6, 2021, at Knob Noster State Park in Knob Noster, Missouri.

  • Haynes assumes command of 442 FSS

    Maj. Ellis Haynes assumed command of the 442d Force Support Squadron from outgoing commander, Lt. Col. Catherine L. Roberts, at a change of command ceremony Oct. 2, 2021, at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo.

  • Siems takes command of 442d Operations Support Squadron

    Lt. Col. Scott “Duece” Siems took command of the 442d Operations Support Squadron from Lt. Col. Aaron “Lindy” Linderman October 1, 2021 in a ceremony held in the 5-bay maintenance hangar on Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo.

  • 442 MXG races to success

    The 442d Maintenance Group held a friendly weapons building and loading competition September 11, 2021, at Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri. Four teams of ammo troops each built a GBU-12 laser-guided bomb, MK-82 unguided bomb, and a CATM-9 training missile, then delivered them to one of four

  • Rally in the Rockies 2021: Day 1

    Personnel conducted a high altitude, low opening jump during Rally in the Rockies 2021 exercise, Sept. 13, 2021, Guernsey, Wyo. HALO jumps are typically employed when stealth is necessary to infiltrate enemy territory. (U.S. Air Force photo by Maj. Ashley Walker)