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University of Missouri honors service members during military appreciation game

Two T-38 Talons perform a flyover at the University of Missouri football game Oct. 3, 2015, in Columbia, Mo. More than 500 members from Team Whiteman attended the military appreciation game at Mizzou. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jazmin Smith/Released)

Two T-38 Talons perform a flyover at the University of Missouri football game Oct. 3, 2015, in Columbia, Mo. More than 500 members from Team Whiteman attended the military appreciation game at Mizzou. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jazmin Smith/Released)

From left, R. Bowen Loftin, University of Missouri chancellor, Gen. Robin Rand, Air Force Global Strike Command commander, Brig. Gen. Paul Tibbets IV, 509th Bomb Wing commander, Col. Michael Francis, 131st Bomb Wing commander, Joe Scallorns, AFGSC civic leader, and Mack Rhoades, University of Missouri director of athletics, stand on the end zone at Faurot Field Oct. 3, 2015, in Columbia, Mo. Each commander and Scallorns received a commemorative football from Rhoades, as part of Mizzou’s military appreciation game. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jazmin Smith/Released)

From left, R. Bowen Loftin, University of Missouri chancellor, Gen. Robin Rand, Air Force Global Strike Command commander, Brig. Gen. Paul Tibbets IV, 509th Bomb Wing commander, Col. Michael Francis, 131st Bomb Wing commander, Joe Scallorns, AFGSC civic leader, and Mack Rhoades, University of Missouri director of athletics, stand on the end zone at Faurot Field Oct. 3, 2015, in Columbia, Mo. Each commander and Scallorns received a commemorative football from Rhoades, as part of Mizzou’s military appreciation game. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jazmin Smith/Released)

Members from Team Whiteman attend a free “tailgate” event at the Hearnes Fieldhouse Oct. 3, 2015, in Columbia, Mo. The tailgate event at the University of Missouri offered food, drinks and commemorative military appreciation day shirts for service members and their families. Entertainment was provided by the MU cheerleaders, golden girls and the Marching Mizzou band. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jazmin Smith/Released)

Members from Team Whiteman attend a free “tailgate” event at the Hearnes Fieldhouse Oct. 3, 2015, in Columbia, Mo. The tailgate event at the University of Missouri offered food, drinks and commemorative military appreciation day shirts for service members and their families. Entertainment was provided by the MU cheerleaders, golden girls and the Marching Mizzou band. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jazmin Smith/Released)

Air Force ROTC Detachment 440 cadets from the University of Missouri stand with Gen. Robin Rand, Air Force Global Strike Command commander, Oct. 3, 2015, in Columbia, Missouri. While attending Mizzou’s military appreciation game, Rand met with the ROTC cadets and answered their questions about the U.S. Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jazmin Smith/Released)

Air Force ROTC Detachment 440 cadets from the University of Missouri stand with Gen. Robin Rand, Air Force Global Strike Command commander, Oct. 3, 2015, in Columbia, Missouri. While attending Mizzou’s military appreciation game, Rand met with the ROTC cadets and answered their questions about the U.S. Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jazmin Smith/Released)