(From left to right) Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler, U.S. Representative for Missouri's 4th Congressional District, U.S. Air Force Col. Jeffrey T. Schreiner, 509th Bomb Wing commander, U.S. Air Force Col. Matthew D. Calhoun, 131st Bomb Wing commander, U.S. Army Col. William Hannan, Kansas City District U.S. Army Corps of Engineers commander, and Mike Waller, BL Harbert Federal Division vice president, together cut the ceremonial ribbon signaling the being of operations at the newly built B-2 Combined Operations Building at Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri, on April 23, 2021. The COB is an 8,000 square foot, modern facility that will grant units supporting the B-2 an unprecedented level of interoperability for B-2 (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Devan Halstead)
Air Force Uniform Office members 1st Lt. Avery Thomson and 2nd Lt. Maverick Wilhite put updated versions of the Air Force physical training (PT) uniform through their paces at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, Feb. 25, 2021. (U.S. Air Force photo by Jim Varhegyi)
Air National Guard members with the 131st Bomb Wing raise their right hand and recite the the Senior Non-commissioned Officer (SNCO) pledge during an SNCO Induction Ceremony at Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri, March 9, 2021. The ceremony recognizes Airmen who have recently been promoted into the first tier of the SNCO ranks. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Airman 1st Class Whitney Erhart)
The 131st Bomb Wing Outstanding Airmen of the Year, from top left, Senior Airman Marc Tiernan, 131st Mission Support Group; Staff Sgt. Brittney Schneider, 131st Mission Support Group; Master Sgt. Benjamin Middleton, 157th Air Operations Group; Master Sgt. John Hendrix, 131st Maintenance Group; Capt. Ken Pederson, 131st Maintenance Group. (U.S. Air National Guard photo illustration by Tech. Sgt. John E. Hillier)
Master Sgt. Carissa Allen, a materials management supervisor with the 131st Logistics Readiness Squadron, issues operational camouflage pattern uniforms to an Airman at Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri, Nov. 14, 2020. 131LRS was able to issue the new uniforms to all wing Airmen 6 months ahead of the Air Force’s deadline. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Airman 1st Class Joseph Geldermann)
Incoming 110th Bomb Squadron Commander, Lt. Col. Matthew Howard, exchanges a salute with 131st Operations Group Commander Lt. Col. Luke Jayne during an assumption of command ceremony, Oct. 24, 2020, at The Technical Sergeant Luke C.A. Ford Auditorium on Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Joshua Colligan)
Airmen with the 131st Maintenance Squadron and the 72nd Test and Evaluation Squadron stabilize the B-2 Spirit static display as they place it on its pedestal at Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri, Oct. 18, 2020. Airmen with the 509th MXS, 131st MXS and the 72nd TES worked together to restore the B-2 Spirit static display. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Parker J. McCauley)
Tech. Sgt. Jarrett Rasmussen, one of six production recruiters for the Missouri Air National Guard, was named the Missouri ANG's Recruiter of the Year for enlisting 49 new Airmen during Fiscal Year 2020.
U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Dakota Gill, Staff Sgt. Robert Sheridan and Senior Airman Dylan Winslow, 393rd Expeditionary Bomb Squadron communications support team, Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri, trouble shoot communication network connectivity to U.S. Air Force Global Strike Command’s first mobile operations center during a deployment to Naval Support Facility Diego Garcia, August 20, 2020. Air Force Global Strike Command’s development of the mobile operations center is based on the National Defense Strategy’s objective to build lethality, strengthen alliances and streamline processes. Once implemented across AFGSC, the mobile operations center will allow commanders across the world to employ bomber forces to ensure a free and open Indo-Pacific and ability of AFGSC to deliver lethal, ready, long-range strike options anytime, anywhere. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Heather Salazar)
Col. Matthew D. Calhoun, 131st Bomb Wing commander, delivers remarks during an assumption of command ceremony, Aug. 1, 2020, at Whiteman AFB, Mo. Calhoun took command of the 131st Bomb Wing, the Air National Guard's only B-2 Spirit stealth bomber wing. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Airman 1st Class Joseph Geldermann)

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131st Bomb Wing commander Col. Matthew Calhoun
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131st Bomb Wing vice commander Col. Jared Kennish
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Col. Jared Kennish

131st Bomb Wing command chief master sergeant, CMSgt. LeRoy McCardell Jr.
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