Tag: Whiteman Air Force Base

UCM to observe Patriot Day

In remembrance of the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, in New York, Washington, D.C. and outside of Shanksville, Pennsylvania, UCM will observe conduct ceremonies for its annual Patriot Day observance, according to a press release from Integrated Marketing and Communications. The ceremony will begin at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the UCM quadrangle and will… Read more »

Whiteman AFB to receive B-21 bomber

WHITEMAN AIR FORCE BASE, Mo. – The United States Air Force announced Wednesday which bases will be hosting the new B-21 Raider bombers. Whiteman Air Force Base, near Knob Noster, Missouri, will be one of the hosting bases. In addition to Whiteman, Dyess Air Force Base in Texas and Ellsworth Air Force Base in South… Read more »

B-21 Bombers

  When a fleet of B-2 Spirit bombers arrived in Knob Noster, Missouri, Dec. 17, 1993, life at Whiteman Air Foce Base changed substantially. Life may be changing again at Whiteman AFB as a new generation of bombers was announced recently. Whiteman is the only operational base for the iconic B-2 bombers, which boast a… Read more »

Military spouses find support at UCM

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.) – Just as with soldiers, military spouses accustomed to the rigors of a military lifestyle sometimes find coming to school can be an uncomfortable experience. “People in this office have talked to me more than people in any of my classes,” said Amanda Wagner, a senior communications major whose husband was in the… Read more »

Command change coming at Whiteman Air Force base

(KNOB NOSTER, Mo., AP) — A leadership change is in the works at Whiteman Air Force Base. Brig. Gen. Glen Vanherck is to take command of the 509th Bomb Wing during a ceremony Friday at the west-central Missouri base. He will be succeeding Brig. Gen. Thomas Bussiere, who has led Bomb Wing since June 2012…. Read more »

UCM president thanks community

Dear Members of the Campus Community and Friends of UCM: The University of Central Missouri, Warrensburg and surrounding communities can be very proud of the cooperative spirit and strong sense of community that contributed to a successful, history-making visit by President Barack Obama on July 24. We can agree that it is not every day… Read more »