Spirit of Missouri
December 17, 1993: The first B-2 stealth bomber, The Spirit of Missouri, swooped down from the sky to land at its new home, Whiteman Air Force Base. This base at Knob Noster is home to the entire stealth bomber fleet and planes from here fly round-trip missions to all parts of the world.
This post was contributed by Ross Malone. A historian and a retired school teacher, Ross has authored many books about Missouri’s history, weird facts, and folk tales. He has also written children’s historical fiction. Visit his website, and buy his books in the Missouri Life store.