Whiteman Air Force Base

Whiteman Air Force Base file photo by Michael R. Nixon/U.S. Air Force/Getty Images

Airman from Whiteman AFB Dies from Gunshot Wounds

Senior Airman John J. Bottom died Sunday


Whiteman Air Force Base file photo by Michael R. Nixon/U.S. Air Force/Getty Images

Missouri Airman Shot in Warrensburg

Whiteman AFB says incident took place in Warrensburg, and local law enforcement is handling case


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Mo. Officials to Discuss Military Bases

Missouri officials are announcing plans to retain and strengthen military bases and federal defense spending in the state.



Whiteman AFB Air Guard Wing Wins Rare Certification

Members of an Air National Guard wing at Whiteman Air Force base have become the first citizen airmen certified to take part in dropping nuclear bombs.



Mo. Officials Focus on Protecting Military Bases

U.S. Rep. Vicky Hartzler convened a meeting Tuesday in Columbia that drew nearly 60 people from military communities to discuss ways of shoring up the state’s military bases.


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Missouri Drone Protesters Sentenced in Base Trespassing

Brian Terrell and retired minister Ron Faust of suburban Kansas City were found guilty of the misdemeanor offense in September.


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Missouri Anti-War Protesters Going On Trial

Ron Faust is a retired minister from Kansas City and Brian Terrell is a member of the Catholic Worker Movement.


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In Support of Missouri’s Military Bases

Three more members of the congressional delegation oppose BRAC commission


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Air National Guard, Active Duty and Civilian Jobs in Jeopardy

“This is not the way the Missouri National Guard or airmen in the Air Force should be treated, and it is not the way that our national security should be handled.”



Defense Spending Bill Good for Missouri

Rep. Vicky Hartzler of Missouri won an additional $20 million for “mixed conventional load capability for Air Force bombers.” Hartzler’s district is
home to Whiteman Air Force Base.


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