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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

Iraqi weather forecastersIraqi weather  ...
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

U.S. and Iraqi weather troopsU.S. and Iraqi  ...
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

Iraqi weather graduatesIraqi weather  ...
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

2nd Weather Squadron, Radio Solar Telescope Network2nd Weather  ...
2nd Weather Squadron, Radio Solar Telescope Network

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

Iraq Air Force Weather OfficerIraq Air Force  ...
Iraq Air Force Weather Officer

BAGHDAD, Iraq -- Capt. David Finlay, a weather advisor with the Iraqi Air Operations Center, instructs Iraq Air Force Maj. Majid, a weather officer with the Iraq Air Force meteorology department, at Camp Victory. A group of four Iraqi Air Force meteorologists just completed 52 days of classroom training based on the U.S. Air Force weather’s initial skill course.
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Posted: 3/16/2010

Guardsmen forecast weatherGuardsmen  ...
Guardsmen forecast weather

SANDSTON, Va. -- Senior Master Sgt. Stephen Gamache and Senior Airman Christopher Tuck track weather systems moving across Virginia during the snow storms that ravaged the region in February 2010. (Photo by Sgt. Andrew H. Owen, Virginia Guard Public Affairs)
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Posted: 3/2/2010

WeatherWeather
Weather

Staff Sgt. Jack Cotham observes weather conditions on the flight line Feb. 11, 2010 at Kunsan Air Base, South Korea. Sergeant Cothan is a 8th Operation Support Squadron weather forecaster. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Roy Lynch)
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Posted: 2/18/2010

Iraqi Air Force weather director visits ShawIraqi Air Force  ...
Iraqi Air Force weather director visits Shaw

SHAW AIR FORCE BASE, S.C. -- Capt. David Fischer (left), 20th Operations Support Squadron weather flight commander, explains the 20th OSS mission to Col. Salman, Iraqi Air Force Meteorological Department director and senior meteorologist Feb. 16. Col. Salman develops doctrine, policy, requirements and standards to organize, train and equip the meteorological department to support the Iraqi Air Force as well as the ministry of defense and other government of Iraq agencies. (U.S. Air Force photo/2nd Lt. Tony Richardson)
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Posted: 2/19/2010

Iraqi Boy Scouts learn about weatherIraqi Boy  ...
Iraqi Boy Scouts learn about weather

BAGHDAD -- Iraqi Boy Scouts give a boy scout salute to both the U.S. and Iraqi Boy Scout flag. The boy scouts got to visit the Camp Victory Complex weather station while visiting with U.S. Air Force and Army personnel. (U.S. Air Force by Senior Airman Jarrod Chavana)
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Posted: 2/8/2010

Red Flag WX specialists do more than predict the weatherRed Flag WX  ...
Red Flag WX specialists do more than predict the weather

Staff Sgt. CeCe Ybarra, a Red Flag weather forecaster deployed from the 48th Operations Support Squadron at Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England, briefs Red Flag aircrews prior to a mission. Sergeant Ybarra provides weather support for more than 1,200 servicemembers from the U.S. and United Kingdom participating in the exercise. (U.S. Air Force photo)
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Posted: 2/1/2010

Blue SkiesBlue Skies
Blue Skies

Captain Dan Santiago, Joint Special Operations Air Component weather officer, uses his Kestral pocket weather sensor at the Toussaint L'Ouverture International Airport in Port au Prince, Haiti. Capt. Santiago deployed as part of the Air Force Special Operations Contingent responsible for opening and establishing aircraft flow following the 7.1 magnitude earthquake that struck here Jan. 12. Capt. Santiago and fellow 1st Special Operations Wing weather flight weatherman Tech. Sgt. Chris Patterson employed creative solutions to overcome technological and equipment shortfalls during their deployment to Haiti. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Larry Carpenter)
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Posted: 2/1/2010

Weathering the stormWeathering the  ...
Weathering the storm

SHAW AIR FORCE BASE, S.C. -- The 28th Operational Weather Squadron monitors weather patterns within Air Force Central Command's area of responsibility in the Middle East Jan. 26. The meteorological information is used to plan war-fighting missions in Iraq and Afghanistan. (U.S. Air Force photo/2nd Lt. Tony Richardson)
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Posted: 2/2/2010

Weathering the stormWeathering the  ...
Weathering the storm

SHAW AIR FORCE BASE, S.C. -- Senior Airman Adam Miller, 28th Operational Weather Squadron weather forecaster, views weather patterns within the Middle East Jan. 26. As a part of the new intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance cell, observations are used to produce weather forecasts to assist mission planning for unmanned aerial vehicles. (U.S. Air Force photo/2nd Lt. Tony Richardson)
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Posted: 2/2/2010

Weathering the stormWeathering the  ...
Weathering the storm

SHAW AIR FORCE BASE, S.C. -- Staff Sgt. Adam Salter, 20th Operations Support Squadron weather flight forecaster, prepares a weather mission briefing Jan. 27. Embedded in the 55th Fighter Squadron, Sergeant Salter provides timely weather updates to assist mission planning for F-16 pilots. (U.S. Air Force photo/2nd Lt. Tony Richardson)
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Posted: 2/2/2010

Weather WarriorWeather Warrior
Weather Warrior

BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan - U.S. Air Force Senior Airmen Jarod Bjork, from Orlando, Fla., mans his battle-station at the Combined Joint Task Force-82’s joint operations command center, Jan10. Bjork uses advanced equipment to monitor the weather and give recommendations that are used by the war-fighters on the ground to plan and execute missions. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. B. Todd Willis, Combined Joint Task Force-82 Public Affairs)
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Posted: 1/14/2010

Operation Turbulent ClimbOperation  ...
Operation Turbulent Climb

CAMP RED CLOUD, Republic of Korea -- (From left to right) Detachment 1, 607th Weather Squadron members Senior Airman Zach Scott, Master Sgt. Geoffrey Mason and Staff Sgt. Billy Harris make their way up the hill near Camp Red Cloud during Operation Turbulent Climb. The team members ascended over 1,000 feet while carrying 65 pounds of gear and covering nearly five miles in distance. (Air Force photo by 1st Lt. Shane Gillies)
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Posted: 12/15/2009

Operation Turbulent ClimbOperation  ...
Operation Turbulent Climb

CAMP RED CLOUD, Republic of Korea -- Detachment 1 members ascend the hill while wearing their gas masks during a simulated chemical attack during Operation Turbulent Climb. The exercise trained the Airmen to perform tactical weather tasks in a wartime environment. (Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. William Acevedo)
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Posted: 12/15/2009

Operation Turbulent ClimbOperation  ...
Operation Turbulent Climb

CAMP RED CLOUD, Republic of Korea -- 1st Lt. Shane Gillies, chief of tactical operations at Detachment 1, 607th Weather Squadron shows, from left to right, Tech. Sgt. Jameel Beasley, Capt. Shawn Hannah and Staff Sgt. Judd Porter how to use the GPS DAGR before the team ascends the hill during Operation Turbulent Climb. (Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. William Acevedo)
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Posted: 12/15/2009

Weather or NotWeather or Not
Weather or Not

U.S. Navy Aerographers Mate, Petty Officer 2nd Class Susana Awan discuses collected weather information with U.S. Air Force Technical Sgt. Yong Kim in order to relay a weather hazard to pilots in flight on Dec 3, 2009. Awan and Kim work together at the 21st Weather Squadron, Sembach Annex, Germany. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Staff Sgt. Jocelyn Rich)
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Posted: 12/7/2009

How's the air up there?How's the air  ...
How's the air up there?

ILOPANGO, El Salvador – Air Force Tech. Sgt. Bill Bayer, a weather meteorologist assigned to Joint Task Force-Bravo, performs early morning weather checks measuring winds, temperature, dew point and pressure with a handheld Kestrel Nov. 14. Sergeant Bayer has been a vital piece to providing daily weather reports for the 1st Battalion, 228th Regiment during a deployment to El Salvador in order to help them stabilize the region from a recent mudslide. Since Nov. 11 JTF-Bravo has distributed more than 172,700 pounds of supplies (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Chad Thompson).
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Posted: 11/14/2009

Warfighters take time for Air Force's 62nd birthday Warfighters  ...
Warfighters take time for Air Force's 62nd birthday

Lt. Col. Brian Griffith discusses battlefield weather capabilities with Capt. Jacob Chisolm at the Air Force's 62nd birthday Sept. 18, 2009, at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan. Colonel Griffith is the 19th Expeditionary Weather Squadron commander, and Captain Chisolm is the 504th Expeditionary Air Operations Support Group executive officer. (U.S. Air Force photo/Capt. David Faggard)
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Posted: 9/18/2009

    

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