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2ND WEATHER SQUADRON

Posted 5/21/2013 Printable Fact Sheet
 
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The 2nd Weather Squadron is part of the 2nd Weather Group headquartered at Offutt AFB, Neb.
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The 2nd Weather Squadron, headquartered at Offutt Air Force Base, Neb., continuously supports Joint warfighters and Department of Defense decision-makers, including the intelligence community and space operators with accurate, relevant, timely and specialized global terrestrial and space observations, analyses, forecasts and alerts. 

The 2nd WS's capabilities include the DOD's only 24/7 weather operations center at the top secret level, space weather operations center, volcanic eruption and ash tracking ops center and the Armed Forces Network broadcast studio.

Additionally, the 2nd WS operates four solar observatories around the globe: Det. 1, Learmonth, Australia; Det. 2, Sagamore Hill, Mass.; Det. 4, Holloman AFB, N.M.; and Det. 5, Kaena Point, Hawaii.

The 2nd WS is comprised of more than 130 active duty and civilian personnel.


55th Wing Public Affairs
109 Washington Square, Suite 221
Offutt Air Force Base, NE
68113
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Com'l: (402) 294-3663
DSN: 272-3663
E-mail: afwapa@offutt.af.mil





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