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From Jennies to Stealth Bombers, the 131st Bomb Wing, Missouri Air National Guard, has had a long and illustrious record of service to the State of Missouri and the United States of America.

From natural disasters to service in World War II, the Korean War, Desert Storm, and Operations Enduring Freedom and New Dawn, the Citizen Airmen of the 131st Bomb Wing have responded to changing world events and tasking requirements with dignity, honor and courage.


tabAir National Guard: A Short Story 
The Air National Guard as we know it today -- a separate reserve component of the United States Air Force -- was a product of the politics of postwar planning and interservice rivalry during World War II. The men who planned and maneuvered for an independent postwar Air Force during World War II didn't place much faith in the reserves, especially the state-dominated National Guard.

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tabFrom Jennies to Jets to Stealth Bombers 
From Jennies to jets to stealth bombers, the 131st Bomb Wing's history really began with its co-located flying squadron, now the 110th Bomb Squadron, which traces its roots back to the 110th Observation Squadron. . . . 

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