The Airmen selected were recognized for their achievements in service to their wing, their communities, across the state of Missouri and while deployed.
“Each of these Airmen have had some incredible accomplishments while deployed and at home station,” said 131st Bomb Wing Commander Col. Matthew Calhoun. “Chief McCardell [131st Bomb Wing Command Chief] and I could not be more proud of them.”
The honorees, chosen from across the wing’s nearly 1200 Airmen are:
Maj. Jamiel Peterson, 131st Bomb Wing Staff, Field Grade Officer of the Year
Capt. David Hood, 239th Combat Communications Squadron, Company Grade Officer of the Year
Master Sgt. Jeff Carlson, 131st Logistics Readiness Squadron, First Sergeant of the Year
Master Sgt. Tim Freeman, 131st Bomb Wing Staff, Senior Noncommissioned Officer of the Year
Tech Sgt. Amanda Tyndall, 157th Air Intelligence Squadron, Noncommissioned Officer of the Year
Senior Airman Nathan Roberts, 157th Air Intelligence Squadron, Junior Enlisted Airman of the Year
In addition Freeman, Tyndall and Roberts achieved Outstanding Airmen of the Year at the state level. These Airmen will continue on to compete at the regional level this spring.
DTRA serves two distinct, yet highly integrated roles as both a Defense Agency and a Combat Support Agency. Within the framework of these dual roles, we leverage our core functions, which enable us to detect, deter, and defeat threat across the spectrum as the DoD lead to reduce global WMD threats.