131st Bomb Wing announces 2022 Outstanding Airmen of the Year

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.

Official Air Force photo collage displaying the winners of the 131st Bomb Wing’s Outstanding Airmen of the Year for 2022. This collage displays the official photos of Maj. Jamiel Peterson, Capt. David Hood, Master Sgt. Jeff Carlson, Tech Sgt. Amanda Tyndall, Senior Airman Nathan Roberts. The 131st Bomb Wing, with Airman located both at Whiteman Air Force Base, and JEferson Barracks ANG Base in St. Louis, operates the B-2 Spirit stealth bomber, delivering global strike capability and strategic deterrence world wide. (U.S. Air National Guard photo illustration by Airman 1st Class Kelly C. Ferguson)
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