Missouri State Senator
William Eigel is an American politician who is a member of the Missouri State Senate. A member of the Republican Party, he was first elected in 2016 and assumed his seat on January 4, 2017. Eigel is a former captain in the United States Air Force, having served from 2009 to 2016.
Bill Eigel began his adult life as an Aircraft Maintenance Officer in the United States Air Force, where he achieved the rank of Captain and served for almost eight years at assignments in Louisiana, Arizona and finally at Whiteman Air Force Base in Knob Noster, Missouri. Bill was the Aircraft Maintenance Officer In Charge for half of America’s entire fleet of B-2 stealth bombers.
During his service, Bill deployed to multiple foreign locations, including Ashgabat, Turkmenistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom, where he was awarded the Air Force Commendation Medal for service as the Officer-In-Charge for America’s primary airlift refuel stop between Afghanistan and Europe in 2004.