Whiteman Air Force Base
Missouri officials are announcing plans to retain and strengthen military bases and federal defense spending in the state.
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.
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.
Brian Terrell and retired minister Ron Faust of suburban Kansas City were found guilty of the misdemeanor offense in September.
Ron Faust is a retired minister from Kansas City and Brian Terrell is a member of the Catholic Worker Movement.
Three more members of the congressional delegation oppose BRAC commission
“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.”
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.