131st Bomb Wing Global Strike Challenge Team recognized

Col Greg Champagne, 131st Bomb Wing Commander, presents the 131BW weapons loading team with Commander’s coins during Commanders Call at Whiteman AFB, Dec 11. The team, integrated with their 509th Bomb Wing associates, won the prestigious Fairchild Trophy during the recent Global Strike Challenge. The 131st and 509th Bomb Wing Team competed against more than 400 Airmen from five other Air Force Global Strike Command wings, units from Air Combat Command and the Air Force Reserves. Load Team Members, Munitions Team Members, and pilots representing the 131st for Global Strike Challenge: Master Sgt. Dan Bates, Master Sgt. Chris McFatridge, Senior Airmen Matt Jones, Technical Sgt. Matt Mullins, Tech Sgt. John Burkhart, Tech Sgt. Matt Biernbaum and Airman 1st Class Jared Acklie, Majors David Thompson and Jen Avery. (photo by Staff Sgt. Meiko Schill)

PHOTO BY: Staff Sgt. Meiko Schill
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