Wing closed for weather Published Feb. 13, 2007 By Maj. David Kurle 442nd Fighter Wing public affairs WHITEMAN AIR FORCE BASE, Mo. -- Due to severe weather conditions and increased snow drift, Whiteman Air Force Base is closed Tuesday, Feb. 13. Members of the 442nd Fighter Wing are not required to report to work. Col. Steve Arthur, 442nd Fighter Wing commander, urges all wing members to be safe and do not drive unless absolutely necessary. Please call 1-800-260-0253 for further updates.