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African American History MonthAfrican  ...
African American History Month

GODMAN FIELD, Ky. -- Lt. John Willis briefs a B-25 aircrew before a mission in the summer of 1945. More than 50 African-American's served as weather forecasters and observers while more than 10 served as meteorological aviation officers during World War II. This ground breaking group served with both the 332nd Fighter Group and 477th Bomb Group during World War II.
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Posted: 2/5/2009

African American History MonthAfrican  ...
African American History Month

More than 50 African-American's served as weather forecasters and observers while more than 10 served as meteorological aviation officers during World War II. This ground breaking group served with both the 332nd Fighter Group and 477th Bomb Group.
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Posted: 2/5/2009

Broadcast Weather TechnicianBroadcast  ...
Broadcast Weather Technician

OFFUTT AIR FORCE BASE, Neb. -- Staff Sgt. Rebecca Jones, a broadcast weather technician with the American Forces Network Weather Center here, reads a script for an upcoming AFNWC broadcast. (Photo by Ryan Hansen)
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Posted: 1/28/2009

Broadcast Weather TechnicianBroadcast  ...
Broadcast Weather Technician

OFFUTT AIR FORCE BASE, Neb. -- Staff Sgt. Kevin Johnson, a broadcast weather technician with the American Forces Network Weather Center here, builds graphical animation for an upcoming AFNWC broadcast. (Photo by Ryan Hansen)
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Posted: 1/28/2009

Rocking for a good causeRocking for a  ...
Rocking for a good cause

SEMBACK AIR BASE, Germany -- Members of the Griswold's, from left to right, Tech. Sgt. Steve McConnell, Staff Sgt. Russell Beye, Staff Sgt. Mike Daniels and Airman 1st Class Paul Weathersby, perform at a local pub to support the Landstuhl Medical Center’s Fisher House. The four Airmen are members of the 21st Operational Weather Squadron here and together with Staff Sgt. Ben Comer, 86th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, raised $1,500 for the nonprofit organization. (Courtesy photo)
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Posted: 1/22/2009

Kunsan Weather FlightKunsan Weather  ...
Kunsan Weather Flight

Staff Sgt. Adrian Jackson, 8th Operations Support Squadron Airfield Weather Flight, makes a a visual observation of the air field at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Jan. 22, 2009. Sergeant Jackson provides the pilots with the visibility for that day so they can plan their missions accordingly.(US Air Force Photo By Senior Airman Angela Ruiz)
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Posted: 1/25/2009

Kunsan Weather FlightKunsan Weather  ...
Kunsan Weather Flight

Technical Sgt. Nathan Taylor, 8th Operations Support Squadron, NCOIC of Airfield Weather Element uses a weather tracker to measure environmental conditions at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Jan. 22, 2009.Sergeant Taylor is able to read the temperature, humidity, wind speed, wind chill, dew point and many other readings to forecast Kunsan's weather. (US Air Force Photo By Senior Airman Angela Ruiz)
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Posted: 1/25/2009

Kunsan Weather FlightKunsan Weather  ...
Kunsan Weather Flight

Technical Sgt. Nathan Taylor and Staff Sgt. Adrian Jackson, 8th Operations Support Squadron Airfield Weather Flight, reference information pertaining to different weather conditions at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Jan. 22, 2009. The Airmen provide up top date weather information Wolf Pack aircrew members to assist them with mission planning. (US Air Force Photo By Senior Airman Angela Ruiz)
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Posted: 1/25/2009

Weather flight forecasts ensure mission efficiencyWeather flight  ...
Weather flight forecasts ensure mission efficiency

Staff Sgt. Kevin Fedon, a weather forecaster assigned to the 379th Expeditionary Operations Support Squadron at an air base in Southwest Asia, checks weather readouts, including temperature, wind speed, wind direction and precipitation, at a remote weather sensor. The weather readings are put into a weather model to help predict weather patterns and are used for daily reports to aircrews preparing for missions. Sergeant Fedon is a native of Lincoln, Neb., and is an Air National Guardsman deployed from Offutt Air Force Base, Neb. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Michael Boquette)
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Posted: 11/24/2008

Weather flight forecasts ensure mission efficiencyWeather flight  ...
Weather flight forecasts ensure mission efficiency

Staff Sgt. Kevin Fedon, a weather forecaster assigned to the 379th Expeditionary Operations Support Squadron at an air base in Southwest Asia, checks weather readouts, including temperature, wind speed, wind direction and precipitation, at a remote weather sensor. The weather readings are put into a weather model to help predict weather patterns and are used for daily reports to aircrews preparing for missions. Sergeant Fedon is a native of Lincoln, Neb., and is an Air National Guardsman deployed from Offutt Air Force Base, Neb. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Michael Boquette)
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Posted: 11/24/2008

Top AF weathermen visit Aviano forecastersTop AF  ...
Top AF weathermen visit Aviano forecasters

AVIANO AIR BASE, Italy -- Brig. Gen. (retired) Fred Lewis, the Air Force director of weather, and Chief Master Sgt. Martin Kaczmarek, the Air Force weather career field manager, talk about the future of the Air Force weather program with forecasters from the 31st Operations Support Squadron at Aviano Air Base, Italy, on Oct. 17. The director and chief visited with Aviano Airmen as part of their trip to a weather conference being held in Germany. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Michael O'Connor)
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Posted: 11/3/2008

Honor Air FlightHonor Air Flight
Honor Air Flight

ASHEVILLE, N.C. -- Tech. Sgt. Lois Ellingson, a climatological technical information specialist here with the 14th Weather Squadron, poses with World War II veteran Travis Robinson after returning from their Honor Air flight to Washington D.C. Sept. 27. Sergeant Ellingson served as an Honor Air guardian to Mr. Robinson and two other former Soldiers on the trip. (Courtesy photo)
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Posted: 10/15/2008

Honor Air FlightHonor Air Flight
Honor Air Flight

Washington D.C. -- Former Kansas Senator and World War II veteran Bob Dole poses for a picture with Tech. Sgt. Lois Ellingson, Phillip Organ Jr. and Travis Robinson during their Honor Air flight to the World War II Memorial Sept. 27. Sergeant Ellingson served as an Honor Air guardian for Mr. Organ and Mr. Robinson who were Soldiers during World War II. (Courtesy photo)
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Posted: 10/15/2008

Weather plays a vital roleWeather plays a  ...
Weather plays a vital role

LANGLEY AIR FORCE BASE, Va. -- Tech. Sgt. Michael Mazucci-Mambala, Operations Support Group weather forecaster, explains how the Tactical Meteorological Observing System (TMQ53) works Sept.9. Even with today’s modern equipment, Langley pilots are still subject to weather observers giving the go-ahead before aerial sorties can be accomplished. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. April Wickes)
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Posted: 9/24/2008

Weather plays a vital roleWeather plays a  ...
Weather plays a vital role

LANGLEY AIR FORCE BASE, Va. – Staff Sgt. Kevin Edwards, Operations Support Group weather forecaster, forecasts the weather for Langley using several Web sites Sept. 9. Even with today’s modern equipment, Langley pilots are still subject to weather observers giving the go-ahead before aerial sorties can be accomplished. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. April Wickes)
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Posted: 9/24/2008

AFWA Headquarters BuildingAFWA  ...
AFWA Headquarters Building

OFFUTT AIR FORCE BASE, Neb. -- The Lt. Gen. Thomas S. Moorman building, headquarters of the Air Force Weather Agency here, recently became the first facility in the Air Force to earn a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design gold rating by the U.S. Green Building Council. (U.S. Air Force photo by Ryan Hansen)
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Posted: 9/24/2008

25th OWS Participates in 5K Run25th OWS  ...
25th OWS Participates in 5K Run

DAVIS-MONTHAN AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz. -- Members of the 25th Operational Weather Squadron run in formation during the Air Force Association 5K run Sept. 20 at the Pima Air and Space Museum. The event was part of the Air Force's 61st birthday celebration. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Valerie Smith)
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Posted: 9/23/2008

Weather flight supportWeather flight  ...
Weather flight support

Air Force Tech. Sgt. Bill Smith (left) practices aligning a satellite with the help of Air Force Staff Sgt. Scott Roach. They are members of the Arkansas Air Guard's 154th Weather Flight, which provided weather support to the Arkansas Army National Guard's 1st Battalion, 114th Security and Support, during recent annual training. National Guard members from various states are preparing for Tropical Storm Gustav, expected to make landfall on the U.S. Gulf Coast as a Category 3 hurricane on Sept. 2, 2008. (U.S. Army photo by 2nd Lt. Theresa L. Walker)
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Posted: 9/23/2008

Weather BriefingWeather Briefing
Weather Briefing

Shorty Hayward gives a flight weather briefing to a soldier while working at the Fort Hood’s weather station on Aug. 7. (Photo by Steven Doll)
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Posted: 9/22/2008

AFWA Headquarters BuildingAFWA  ...
AFWA Headquarters Building

OFFUTT AIR FORCE BASE, Neb -- The Lt. Gen. Thomas S.Moorman building is the headquarters of the Air Force Weather Agency here. It was dedicated on Aug. 22, 2008 and is an Energy and Environmental Design green rated facility by the U.S. Green Building Council. (U.S. Air Force photo by Ryan Hansen)
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Posted: 9/18/2008

Weather forecasts protect Air  Force, AmericansWeather  ...
Weather forecasts protect Air Force, Americans

TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. -- Capt. John McMillen from the Air Force Weather Agency at Offutt Air Force Base, Neb., and Maj. Kimberly Pacheco, 601st Air Operations Center weather team chief, monitor the track of Hurricane Ike as they prepare for a briefing at the AOC here Sept. 11. Weather forecasters with America’s AOC continue to work around the clock as the hurricane plows across the Gulf of Mexico toward Texas. Captain McMillen is one of dozens of active duty members, Guardsmen and Reservists temporary assigned to the AOC and Air Forces Northern in support of hurricane relief operations. (U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sgt. Brian S. Orban)
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Posted: 9/12/2008

Weather forecasts protect Air  Force, AmericansWeather  ...
Weather forecasts protect Air Force, Americans

TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. -- Capt. John McMillen from the Air Force Weather Agency at Offutt Air Force Base, Neb., and Maj. Kimberly Pacheco, 601st Air Operations Center weather team chief, monitor the track of Hurricane Ike as they prepare for a briefing at the AOC here Sept. 11. Weather forecasters with America’s AOC continue to work around the clock as the hurricane plows across the Gulf of Mexico toward Texas. Captain McMillen is one of dozens of active duty members, Guardsmen and Reservists temporary assigned to the AOC and Air Forces Northern in support of hurricane relief operations. (U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sgt. Brian S. Orban)
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Posted: 9/12/2008

AFWA 9/11 Retreat CeremonyAFWA 9/11  ...
AFWA 9/11 Retreat Ceremony

OFFUTT AIR FORCE BASE, Neb. -- Staff Sgt. John Hastings and Staff Sgt. Heather Bellar of the 2nd Systems Operations Squadron fold the American flag during a during a retreat ceremony here marking the seventh anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks. (U.S. Air Force photo by Ryan Hansen)
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Posted: 9/12/2008

AFWA 9/11 Retreat CeremonyAFWA 9/11  ...
AFWA 9/11 Retreat Ceremony

OFFUTT AIR FORCE BASE, Neb. -- Members of the Air Force Weather Agency stand at attention as troopers Joe Wurtz, left, and Danny Murphy, right, of the New Jersey State Police bagpipers, play during a retreat ceremony here marking the seventh anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks. (U.S. Air Force photo by Ryan Hansen)
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Posted: 9/12/2008

    

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