131st Bomb Wing announces 2022 Outstanding Airmen of the Year Published Feb. 9, 2022 By Airman 1st Class Kelly Ferguson 131st Bomb Wing Public Affairs WHITEMAN AIR FORCE BASE, Mo. -- The 131st Bomb Wing recently announced its 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. Hood was also named the Company Grade Officer of the Year for the Missouri Air National Guard.