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  • Team Whiteman Demonstrates Readiness During Spirit Vigilance

    WHITEMAN AIR FORCE BASE, Mo. - The 509th Bomb Wing and 131st Bomb Wing capped off the most recent iteration of exercise Spirit Vigilance by performing a mass fly-off of 12 B-2 Spirit stealth bombers April 15 at Whiteman Air Force Base.Spirit Vigilance is one of a series of routine exercises held by

  • 171st Air Refueling Wing Keeps B-2 Stealth Bomber Airborne

    CORAOPOLIS, Pa. – A Pennsylvania Air National Guard KC-135 tanker crew from the 171st Air Refueling Wing responded recently to an unexpected request for fuel from a B-2 bomber crew.The three-man crew was performing a preflight checklist on the KC-135, call sign Steel 51, preparing to depart from

  • Whiteman honors Missouri ANG unit, ‘Lindbergh’s Own’

    Members of the Missouri Air National Guard’s 131st Bomb Wing and the U.S. Air Force’s 509th Bomb Wing gathered Aug. 4, 2018, to celebrate the unveiling of a new paint scheme on a gear door for the Spirit of Nebraska, a B-2 bomber assigned to Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri.