Welcome to Whiteman AFB, MO home of your new duty station. We recommend that you make hotel reservations well in advance of your arrival. During the PCS season Whiteman Inn is often fully booked. If you have reservations please make sure you keep your confirmation number with you, this is your proof of reservation, without it your room may be assigned to someone else. The phone number for Whiteman Inn is (660) 687-1844.
In addition to the Whiteman Inn, several other options are available. Click here to see more local lodging and a map of the area.
All officers and enlisted soldiers must report to the Whiteman Inn (24-hr Central Arrival Point) on arrival. The Personnel Center is located at 325 Mitchell Ave, Bldg Number 3011. You can reach them at (660) 687-1844 or DSN 975-1844.
You can expect to be with the detachment for 5 days. When you get signed in, you will receive a billeting assignment, bedding and a temporary meal card if you are not on separate rations. If your family arrives with you, Whiteman Inn will help make them comfortable during your inprocessing. To make things easier with attaining temporary housing for your family, please make reservations at Whiteman Inn, (660) 687-1844.
You should have all of your personal records on hand. Personnel, Finance, Medical and Dental. You must be in uniform to inprocess. The duty uniform at Whiteman AFB, MO is utility. Be sure that you have enough uniforms with you to begin duties after inprocessing.
13th Bomb Squadron (660) 687-3251
1st Battalion, 135th Aviation Missouri Army National Guard (660) 687-5771
393rd Bomb Squadron (660) 687-1530
394th Combat Training Squadron (660) 687-2686
442d Fighter Wing (AFRC) (660) 687-4008
509th Civil Engineer Squadron (660) 687-2671
509th Communication Squadron (660) 687-5026
509th Contracting Squadron (660) 687-5464
509th Logistics Readiness Squadron (660) 687-4025
509th Maintenance Operation Sqadron (660) 687-7109
509th Medical Group (660) 687-2613
509th Mission Support Squadron (660) 687-7506
509th Operation Support Squadron (660) 687-7007
509th Security Forces Squadron (660) 687-5777
509th Services Squadron (660) 687-6530
509th Bomb Wing (660) 687-5090
509th Comptroller Squadron (660) 687-5440
Greater Kansas City Chapter
American Red Cross
211 W. Armour Blvd.
Kansas City, MO 64111
Phone: (816) 931-8400
740 Arnold Ave Ste 1A
Whiteman Air Force Base, MO
Chaplains provide or perform religious support for all authorized personnel of Whiteman AFB, MO during peacetime and across the full spectrum of war in order to support the command in the facilitation of the free exercise of religion. They also advise the command in matters of religion, morals, morale, and ethical issues in order to support the unit mission.
The chaplain can be contacted at (660) 687-3652.
WHITEMAN AFB CHAPEL
100 Gray Lane
Whiteman AFB, MO 65305
Comm: (660) 687-3652
Fax: (660) 687-5580
Base information: (660) 687-1110
The Spirit Chapel is a great place for you to belong. Whether you are exploring faith or looking for a place to grow in your faith and serve, see what we have to offer right here at the Whiteman Chapel. We want you to know that there are friendships and faith to be found near your home.
SERVICES, RITES & CEREMONIES
Chaplains, as ordained clergy of specific denominations/faith groups, provide counseling; perform baptisms, dedications, weddings, and other rituals and sacraments in accordance with the rules and guidelines of their churches. For specific ministries, make arrangements with the chaplain of your choice well in advance. Most events require preparation.
Saturday 5 p.m. Mass
Sunday 9:30 a.m. Mass
Tuesday - Friday 11:30 a.m. Weekday Mass
Sunday 11 a.m. All Ages (September-May)
(Located at the Whiteman Community Activities Center)
Thursday 6 - 9 p.m.
Friday 6 - 10 p.m.
Saturday 6 - 10 p.m.
**Café will remain open as late as necessary**
The Mission of the Whiteman Chapel is to provide for the free exercise of religion by being visible, accessible, and involved advocates for the spiritual welfare of all.
If you would like additional information about any programs that we offer at the chapel please contact us:
During Duty Hours
After Duty Hours
Call the Command Post at 975-3778
Office of the Wing Chaplain
100 Gray Lane
Whiteman AFB MO 65305-5089
Your communications with a chaplain are protected from disclosure by the Military Rules of Evidence and most religious traditions. You can; therefore, discuss highly sensitive or personal issues without fear that what you say will be shared with others, unless you consent.
Whiteman AFB Commissary
Bldg: Adjacent to BX
Phone: (660) 687-5655
The Commissary is a modern supermarket serving the needs of active duty, retirees, reserves and their families. They offer a complete line of meat, produce, grocery, baker and deli items. Items are sold at cost, with an added 5 percent surcharge to pay for remodeling and construction of new commissaries. A regular patron can save more than $2,000 each year.
Shoppers must show appropriate ID cards when making purchases. The commissary has self-employed baggers to assist patrons with their purchase. Baggers are not commissary employees and work for tips only.
700 Arnold Ave (Adjacent to BX)
Whiteman AFB, MO 65305
Store Phone: (660) 687-5655
Fax: (660) 687-5653
DSN FAX: 975-5653
Store Director: Carol Lakey
Phone: (660) 687-5655 ext. 3025
Sun: 1000 - 1830
Tue: 0900 - 1830
Wed: 0900 - 1830
Thu: 0900 - 1830
Fri: 0900 - 1830
Sat: 0900 - 1830
Early Bird Hours
Sun: N/A - N/A
Tue: 0800 - 0900
Wed: 0800 - 0900
Thu: 0800 - 0900
Fri: 0800 - 0900
Sat: N/A - N/A
-Fresh Sandwiches to go
The Base Training and Education Services Center located within The Whiteman Professional Developoment Center offers many education opportunities including associate, bachelor and master degree programs.
The guidance counselors and educational specialists are available Mondays-Thursdays 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. and Fridays from 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., to assist military personnel, family members and DOD civilian employees in meeting their Professional Military Education (PME), vocational and educational goals. Counseling services are available by appointment (687-5750).
FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE -- FEDERAL STUDENT AID(FAFSA)
**Information about Basic Education Grants is available through the local college representatives and the FAFSA Web site.
AIR FORCE INSTITUTE FOR ADVANCED DISTRIBUTIVE LEARNING (AFIADL)
**AFIADL offers courses in three general categories. The categories are: Professional Military Education (PME), Specialized Courses, and Career Development Courses(CDC). PME courses are directed toward officers and NCO's to aid them in their professional development. Specialized courses focus on technical and special subjects useful in many career fields. CDCs contain vital information for each career field. Voluntary enrollment into CDCs in the student's Air Force Specialty Code is contingent upon approval of the student's squadron commander. CDCs can be purchased for studying purposes. CDC's may be used to keep up with new changes to the career field and/or to study for WAPS testing. The package will include all Volume Review Exercises (VRE). However, tests will not be available since credit for upgrade training was received when the CDC was first initiated. AFIADL courses are available to active duty personnel, ANG, AF Reserves, Civil Service employees, NonAppropriated Fund employees, and volunteer workers sponsored by the Air Force. For more information go to the AFIADL web page.
Area School Districts
Knob Noster R-VIII School District
**The Knob Noster R-VIII School District has four educational centers that serve more than 1,800 students. The district holds a AAA rating -- the highest available, yet it has the lowest tax rate for a school with that rating. Whiteman Elementary School, which is part of the Knob Noster R-VIII School District, is on base for children in kindergarten through fourth grade. Knob Noster Elementary School serves children in kindergarten through fifth grade. Knob Noster Middle School serves grades six to eight. Knob Noster High School offers vocational and advanced education credits for students in grades nine to 12. The school system also offers classes for children with special needs, including those at an advanced learning level.
Warrensburg School District
**The Warrensburg School District is a AAA-rated school system serving more than 2,100 students. The system includes a high school, one middle school, three elementary schools, the Warrensburg Kindergarten Center and the Warrensburg Vocational-Technical School, which offers training to youths and adults.
Sedalia School District 200
**Sedalia School District 200 is a AAA-rated school system. The public school system includes five elementary schools, a middle school and a high school. There are also several parochial schools in Sedalia which serve children from preschool age through high school.
**WARRENSBURG VOCATIONAL TECHNICAL SCHOOL (WVTS): WVTS is located in Warrensburg, 9 miles from WAFB. It offers a wide variety of adult evening classes. Classes such as auto maintenance, welding, computer programming, bookkeeping, shorthand and others are available. The WVTS phone number is a (660) 747-2283.
**STATE FAIR COMMUNITY COLLEGE: SFCC main campus is located in Sedalia, 20 miles from WAFB. SFCC offers certificate programs and associate degree programs. Both day and evening courses are available. The programs at SFCC are varied enough to allow students many different fields to plan a program that will transfer with little or no loss of credit. For further details, contact the SFCC campus at (660) 530--5800, ext. 216.
**NONTRADITIONAL EDUCATION: A variety of degrees and college courses are available through External Degree programs, correspondence courses, video college classes, satellite courses, etc. If you are interested in a class or a degree program not offered on base, the BTES counselors can help you design an individual program to meet your needs.
**STATE FAIR COMMUNITY COLLEGE (SFCC)
SFCC at Whiteman offers a general education curriculum to complete an associates degree program as well as the first 2 years of higher education if you plan to transfer to a 4-year school. By receiving the associate of arts degree from SFCC, you will have met many lower division general education requirements for colleges and universities in Missouri that have accepted the guidelines of the coordinating Board of Higher Education. State Fair Community College academic transfer programs offer preprofessional study in: Agriculture, Art, Business, Accounting, Administration, Computer, Economics, Chemistry, Criminal Justice, Dentistry, Earth Science, Engineering English/Literature, Forestry, General Studies, Journalism, Law, Liberal Arts, Mass Communication, Mathematics, Medicine, Music, Nursing, Organizational Communications, Pharmacy, Physical Education & Recreation, Physics, Psychology, Social Science, Social Work, Speech & Theater, Teaching, Theology, and Conservation. Credits earned at State Fair Community College are accepted at most state colleges, universities, and most private institutions. State Fair can help you define your goals and determine the best opportunities for you. SFCC offers many courses in general studies, management, and job-related areas that are required for the Community College of the Air Force degree program. Courses are also offered that meet the prerequisites of the Airman Education and Commissioning Program. Counseling services are available to aid students in planning their studies. If you desire more information, visit the SFCC on-base office in Bldg. 515 (Professional Development Center), Room 246 or call (660) 563-3358.
Park University is a private school based in Parkville, MO (north of Kansas City) and is fully accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. Park University at Whiteman AFB offers five bachelor of science degree programs including: Management, Management/Accounting, Management/Computer Information Systems, Social Psychology, and Management/Human Resources. Since Park University operates extension sites at over 37 bases, they are very familiar with military students' special needs. Evening classes, the acceptance of 84 transfer hours from 2-year schools, 8-week terms and individualized instruction for near-graduates are among the many services Park University provides to help students complete their degrees. Some of the courses at Park transfer to CCAF. Park also has several degree completions offered on-line. The Park University staff at Whiteman will help you with financial aid, career counseling and class scheduling. For more information, call (660) 563-2846 or stop by the Park University office in Bldg. 515 (Professional Development Center), Room 245.
Webster University offers three Master of Arts (MA) degrees and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree on WAFB. Also offered is an MA degree in Management or Human Resources Development. Both MA programs require 36 semester hours to complete the degree with 21 of those hours in the discipline of study. The MBA is designed for students who want a quantitative orientation in their graduate program. The degree requires 21 semester hours in the MBA curriculum, an area of emphasis, and MA electives for a total of 48 semester hours. Classes are taught on a five term per year basis with classes meeting once per week for a 4-hour period nine times per term. Each class is taught in the Education Center with instructors from Kansas City and the local area. The site Director and Academic Advisor are available to help prospective students with such things as career ideas, scheduling, financial need, and school information. Additional information may be obtained by contacting the Webster University site representative at (660) 563-2006 or by stopping by the Webster University office in Bldg. 515 (Professional Development Center), Room 244.
509TH MEDICAL GROUP
The Military Health System is being challenged - more than at any other time - to deliver an integrated, prevention - based community health system, fully ready to support our readiness role, both locally and at all corners of the globe.
In 2007, the members of the 509th Medical Group stand ready - postured to deliver your health care, with new technologies, new attitudes, renewed courtesies, and higher energies. We look forward to serving you!
509th Medical Group
Whiteman AFB, MO 65305
(660) 687-2188 or (800) 334-2958
Monday-Thursday: 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Monthly Training Day (Second Wed. of each month): 7:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
The pharmacy is closed on Saturdays, Sundays, Wing Spirit Days, and all Federal holidays. Closings for Wing Spirit Days and Commander's calls are posted on the refill information line.
Pharmacy Information: (660) 687-2137
Refills: (660) 687-2215 or Toll Free: 1-800-334-2958
The TRICARE Mail Order Pharmacy (TMOP) began on 1 March 2003 . Visit http://www.express-scripts.com or call toll-free at 1-866-363-8667 for more information. Express Scripts is the provider of the TRICARE Mail Order Pharmacy (TMOP) program.
Cancel appointments by calling:
(660) 687-2188 or 1-800-334-2958.
Missed appointments compromise our ability to provide you quality care and hinder our ability to meet TRICARE access standards. Please cancel appointments that cannot be kept. This should be done as far in advance as possible. Early cancellations give other patients the opportunity to use available appointments.
RELEASE OF INFORMATION
The Release of Information Office, located in the Outpatient Records section, processes incoming and outgoing requests regarding medical information. Services include transferring of records between military health care facilities, and providing copies when records cannot be released. To ensure confidentiality, we will confirm that all requests contain sufficient legal authorization. For more information, call (660) 687-2102.
Sun & Holidays 1100-1800
The Army and Air Force Exchange Service operates a variety of facilities on base. The Base Exchange Main Store is located next to the Commissary. Inside you will find Anthony's Pizza, Frank's Franks, Burger King, Robin Hood Deli, a coffee shop, flower, barber and beauty shops, a laundry/dry cleaner and a cellular phone retailer.
The BX is open seven days per week. For more information, call (660) 563-3003.