442d Fighter Wing announces STEP II selectees Published Aug. 29, 2019 By 442d Fighter Wing Public Affairs 442d Fighter Wing WHITEMAN AIR FORCE BASE, Mo. -- 442d Fighter Wing leadership announced the current selectees of Stripes for Exceptional Performers II today. The following 442d members were selected:Staff Sgt. to Tech. Sgt. Cedric Norton, 442d MXSKevin Meives, 442d AMXSSTEP II is a commander's program designed to promote well deserving Air Force Reserve members to one grade above the authorized grade for their positions. Only Airmen who clearly demonstrated outstanding potential and ability to serve in the next higher grade were selected. The Date of Rank and Promotion Effective Date for those selected will be 1 October 2019.