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So many important new
details to figure out so we are here to help! Take a few minutes to browse through some of
the information we think is valuable for you to know upon arrival at Whiteman AFB.
**Children can listen to a new story
each week on the Dial-A-Story line. Phone number is:
** A bit of trivial
information....State and Base law require that if windshield wipers are being used,
headlights are also required. Also, it is illegal to leave your car unattended
while the engine is running on base!
**The telephone prefix for Whiteman is
Area code (660) 563-XXXX (replace XXXX with base extension). The DSN prefix is 975-XXXX.
**Handicapped patrons are allowed into the
commissary half an hour before opening.
**Deer are prevalent on the country
highways around the base. Please drive with care!!
**On-base drivers are banned from using
cell phones unless with a hands-free device.
**This is the forwarding address for those
without a permanent address:
740 Arnold Avenue
Whiteman AFB, MO 65305
Be sure to stop in the post office to pick
up your mail when you arrive.
**One commonly asked question is: what does
Knob Noster mean? The name is Latin and means "our hills".
**The Club is co-located; which means
facilities for officers and enlisted are housed in one building but
have separate parking lots and entrances.
**If you live in base
housing (or most of the local area) expect to need cable or a satellite dish if you wish
to watch television. Reception in the area, even with a large antenna, is poor.
**Firearms on Base must be registered with
the 509th Security Forces Squadron using AF form 1314. Those living in the dorms must
store their firearms in the armory.
**Pets in Base Housing must be registered at the Base Veterinary Clinic
within 5 days of moving in. Pets older than four months must have proof of rabies
vaccination. Pets must be on a leash while on base and may not be
chained or tied in Base Housing without direct supervision. There is
a limit of 3 pets per base housing unit. Veterinary Clinic:
Bldg 103 660.687.2667
**The Driver's License Bureau does not
accept out-of-state personal checks.
**The Knob Noster
area enjoys a moderate but humid climate.
Winter highs average 40s - 50s and Summer highs
average 70s - 80's.
**Be sure to carry
your proof of valid insurance in your vehicle.
Missouri law allows for a one year license
suspension if no proof of insurance is presented at
time of an accident.