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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

  • Whiteman Command Post sets the standard

    WHITEMAN AIR FORCE BASE, Mo. -- The 131st Bomb Wing Command Post team, along with several of its members, earned accolades during the 2023 Air National Guard Command and Control (C2) Operations Annual Awards.The awards recognize both Air National Guard (ANG) and regular Air Force elements of

  • Voices of the 131st: Airmen reflect on Black History Month

    ST. LOUIS, MO -- During Black History Month, Airmen of the 131st Bomb Wing at Jefferson Barracks Air National Guard Base share their perspectives on the significance of this observance and a little about themselves.Service members from various roles and ranks came together to emphasize the

  • 131st CES starts M1 Abrams storage facility construction

    HELENA, MT -- Members with the 131st Civil Engineer Squadron began working hand-in-hand with the 219th Red Horse Squadron to build a storage facility for M1 Abrams tanks at Fort William Henry Harrison, Montana.The project consists of six, two-week rotations with different squadrons every rotation.

  • 131st Bomb Wing inducts new Senior NCOs

    WHITEMAN AIR FORCE BASE, Mo. -- Thirteen senior noncommissioned officers were inducted into the 131st Bomb Wing’s SNCO Corps during a ceremony held in Knob Noster, Missouri, Jan. 8, 2023.The 131st Bomb Wing leadership believes it’s important to recognize the newly-promoted SNCOs for the added duties

  • 131st Bomb Wing Civilian Wins National Award

    Bethany Harris, who serves as the 131st Bomb Wing Director of Psychological Health, was recently awarded the 2022 Air Force Association Outstanding Air Force Civilian Employee of the Year Award in the Civilian Program Manager category for her dedication to the servicemembers of the 131st Bomb Wing.

  • 131st pilot achieves 1,500 flight hours in B-2

    WHITEMAN AIR FORCE BASE, MO -- Successfully completing 1,500 flight hours is an accomplishment few achieve and one to be remembered. Doing so in a B-2 Spirit stealth bomber is rarer still.Lt. Col. Drew Irmischer, the 110th Bomb Squadron’s director of operations, 131st Bomb Wing, became the 17th

  • 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.