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Northern Lights viewing after geomagnetic stormNorthern Lights  ...
Northern Lights viewing after geomagnetic storm

A solar wind stream hit Earth's magnetic field on March 1st, sparking a day-long geomagnetic storm and bright auroras around the Arctic Circle, according to www.spaceweather.com (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Joshua Garcia)
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Posted: 3/3/2011

Northern Lights viewing after geomagnetic stormNorthern Lights  ...
Northern Lights viewing after geomagnetic storm

A solar wind stream hit Earth's magnetic field on March 1st, sparking a day-long geomagnetic storm and bright auroras around the Arctic Circle, according to www.spaceweather.com (U.S. Air Force photo/John Pennell)
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Posted: 3/3/2011

Northern Lights viewing after geomagnetic stormNorthern Lights  ...
Northern Lights viewing after geomagnetic storm

A solar wind stream hit Earth's magnetic field on March 1st, sparking a day-long geomagnetic storm and bright auroras around the Arctic Circle, according to www.spaceweather.com (U.S. Air Force photo/SrA Chris Gross)
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Posted: 3/3/2011

Space WeatherSpace Weather
Space Weather

OFFUTT AIR FORCE BASE, Neb. -- Staff Sgt. Matthew Money, a forecaster with the 2d Weather Squadron's space weather flight, monitors the near earth space environment at the squadron's space weather operations center located inside the Air Force Weather Agency here. The sun’s last solar maximum occurred in 2000 and therefore it is expected to awaken from its current solar minimum and get more and more active this year.
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Posted: 2/25/2011

Space WeatherSpace Weather
Space Weather

OFFUTT AIR FORCE BASE, Neb. -- Chris Smith, a forecaster with the 2d Weather Squadron's space weather flight, monitors the near earth space environment at the squadron's space weather operations center located inside the Air Force Weather Agency here. The 2d WS is gearing up for the sun's next solar maximum.
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Posted: 2/25/2011

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Space Weather

OFFUTT AIR FORCE BASE, Neb. -- Staff Sgt. Matthew Money, left, and Staff Sgt. Jonathan Lash, forecasters with the 2d Weather Squadron's space weather flight, monitor the near earth space environment at the squadron's space weather operations center located inside the Air Force Weather Agency here. The 2d WS squadron’s worldwide space weather team of roughly 50 active-duty members, civilians and contractors continually analyze, forecast and provide alert notifications for the entire Department of Defense as well as a whole host of other government agencies.
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Posted: 2/25/2011

Award WinnerAward Winner
Award Winner

DAVIS-MONTHAN AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz. -- Lt. Col. Lee Byerle, 25th Operational Weather Squadron commander, congratulates Stephen Bieda on winning the Associated Unit Intermediate Civilian of the Year award at the Desert Lightning Team annual awards ceremony Feb. 5 held at the Mirage Club here.
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Posted: 2/24/2011

Award NomineesAward Nominees
Award Nominees

DAVIS-MONTHAN AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz. -- From left to right, Tech. Sgt. Amber Tarver, Senior Master Sgt. GabrielLacayo, Capt. Robert Davenport, Stephen Bieda, Harry Walker, Lt. Col. Lee Byerle, Master Sgt. Joseph Shelton, and Chief Master Sgt. Bradley Wasson.
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Posted: 2/24/2011

AFWA AuditoriumAFWA Auditorium
AFWA Auditorium

OFFUTT AIR FORCE BASE, Neb. -- Col. Robert Russell, Air Force Weather Agency commander, and Retired Chief Master Sgt. Peter Morris, unveil a plaque dedicating the AFWA auditorium to Chief Morris during a ceremony here Feb. 15. Chief Morris served 30 years in the Air Force and is widely recognized as one of their finest enlisted leaders and weather warriors. (Air Force photo by Jeff W. Gates)
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Posted: 2/18/2011

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AFWA Auditorium

OFFUTT AIR FORCE BASE, Neb. -- Retired Chief Master Sgt. Peter Morris talks about his career in Air Force Weather during the dedication of the Air Force Weather Agency auditorium in his name here Feb. 15. Chief Morris served 30 years in the Air Force and is widely recognized as one of their finest enlisted leaders and weather warriors. (Air Force photo by Jeff W. Gates)
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Posted: 2/18/2011

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AFWA Auditorium

OFFUTT AIR FORCE BASE, Neb. -- Retired Chief Master Sgt. Peter Morris talks about his career in Air Force Weather during the dedication of the Air Force Weather Agency auditorium in his name here Feb. 15. Chief Morris served 30 years in the Air Force and is widely recognized as one of their finest enlisted leaders and weather warriors. (Air Force photo by Jeff W. Gates)
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Posted: 2/18/2011

Afghan WeatherAfghan Weather
Afghan Weather

KANDAHAR AIRFIELD, Afghanistan -- Afghan Air Force Maj. Hameedullah, the Kandahar Air Wing's meteorologist, delivered his first weather brief to Afghan and NATO Air Training Command-Afghanistan Mi-17 crews on Jan 5. (Courtesy photo)
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Posted: 1/14/2011

Getting StartedGetting Started
Getting Started

MOUNT LEMMON, Ariz. -- (From left to right) Lt. Col. Lee Byerle, 25th Operational Weather Squadron commander, Senior Master Sgt. Gabriel Lacayo, 25th OWS operations superintendent, Capt. Tim Villaran, 25th OWS flight commander, Marc Touchton, 25th OWS meteorologist, and 25th OWS forecasters Airman 1st Class Michael Neahr and Senior Airman Carlos Calle (in front) pose for a photo before starting the inaugural Mount Lemmon Half Marathon on Oct. 17. The marathon is billed as the toughest marathon in the world and the only uphill marathon in the United States. (Courtesy Photo)
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Posted: 11/3/2010

Uphill BattleUphill Battle
Uphill Battle

ATOP MOUNT LEMMON, Ariz. -- (From left to right) Capt. Tim Villaran, 25th Operational Weather Squadron flight commander, Marc Touchton, 25th OWS meteorologist, Lt. Col. Lee Byerle, 25th OWS commander, and 25th OWS forecasters Senior Airman Carlos Calle and Airman 1st Class Michael Neahr, pose for a photo following the completion of the inaugural Mount Lemmon Half Marathon on Oct. 17. Also completing the race was Senior Master Sgt. Gabriel Lacayo, 25th OWS operations superintendent. The marathon is billed as the toughest marathon in the world and the only uphill marathon in the United States. (Courtesy Photo)
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Posted: 11/3/2010

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Deployed Forecaster

SOUTHWEST ASIA -- Staff Sgt. Ashley Barnett, a weather forecaster for the 386th Air Expeditionary Wing, collects data from a TMQ-53 weather sensor to observe conditions and update forecasts at an undisclosed air base in Southwest Asia, Oct. 28, 2010. The 386th AEW forecasters work behind the scenes to provide Air Force and Army personnel with accurate, up-to-date forecasts so flying missions can continue in support of operations Enduring Freedom and New Dawn. Barnett is deployed from Air Mobility Command’s 305th Operations Support Squadron, 305th Air Mobility Wing, at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Senior Airman Laura Turner)
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Posted: 11/2/2010

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Award Winner

ASHEVILLE, N.C. -- Tech. Sgt. Adam Smith, an applications programmer with the 14th Weather Squadron here, works at his computer on May 3. Sergeant Smith recently earned the Outstanding Communications-Computer Systems NCO of the year award. He will accept the award in a formal ceremony in Washington D.C., next month. (Courtesy photo)
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Posted: 5/4/2010

Braving the weatherBraving the  ...
Braving the weather

A special operations weather team operator out of Hurlburt Field enables a remote cloud pod during a training operation for Red Flag-Alaska 10-2 April 15, 2010, Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska. The cloud pod is one of several sensors that make up the weather pod and deployment of these down range is critical to the success of air operations. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Willard E. Grande II)
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Posted: 4/22/2010

Braving the weatherBraving the  ...
Braving the weather

A special operations weather team operator looks out the back of a CH-47 Chinook to locate a landing site during an operational training exercise April 15, 2010, Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska. The exercise was part of Red Flag-Alaska 10-2 and enables units to sharpen their combat skills by exchanging tactics, techniques, and procedures and improves interoperability. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Willard E. Grande II)
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Posted: 4/22/2010

Braving the weatherBraving the  ...
Braving the weather

A team of special operations weather team operators hurry to board a CH-47 Chinook during a training operation for Red Flag-Alaska 10-2 April 15, 2010, Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska. The operators are deploying weather pods that will take several different types of readings that could affect air and ground operations down range. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Willard E. Grande II)
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Posted: 4/22/2010

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Iraqi weather forecasters

JOINT BASE BALAD, Iraq -- Tech Sgt. Mike Adcock, a Task Force 38 weather forecaster, monitors a dust storm in northern Iraq on a satellite-produced image. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Jeff Lowry)
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Posted: 4/8/2010

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U.S. and Iraqi weather troops

BAGHDAD, Iraq -- United States Air Force and Iraqi air force members from the first class of Iraqi air force meteorology officers graduation at the Air Force House, Camp Victory, Iraq, March 25. The graduates will be sent throughout Iraq for 30 days of on the job training. Once the training is concluded, some of the weather advisory officers will become instructors while others will begin their weather advisory mission for the Iraqi military. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Patricia Bunting)
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Posted: 3/31/2010

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Iraqi weather graduates

BAGHDAD, Iraq -- A crowd gathers for the graduation of the first class of Iraqi air force meteorology officer's graduation at the Air Force House, Camp Victory, Iraq, March 25. The graduates will be sent throughout Iraq for 30 days of on the job training. Once the training is concluded, some of the weather advisory officers will become instructors while others will begin their weather advisory mission for the Iraqi military. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Patricia Bunting)
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Posted: 3/31/2010

2nd Weather Squadron, Solar Observing Optical Network 2nd Weather  ...
2nd Weather Squadron, Solar Observing Optical Network

2nd Weather Squadron, Solar Observing Optical Network
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Posted: 3/18/2010

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2nd Weather Squadron, Radio Solar Telescope Network

2nd Weather Squadron, Radio Solar Telescope Network
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Posted: 3/18/2010

    

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