2d Weather Support Squadron
Published November 09, 2016
Maximize America's power through monitoring, reporting, planning and facilitating activities to ensure continuous global weather system operations; enhance 557th Weather Wing personnel effectiveness through command and control, personnel readiness and administrative support activities.
Personnel and Resources
The 2d Weather Support Squadron is a unit of 60 diverse Airmen from multiple career fields united to tackle broad-spectrum challenges for the 557th WW. The Detachment is comprised of three distinct functions: Commander's Support Staff/Admin support, Current Operations and Cyberspace Operations.
The 2d WSS provides the 557th WW with effective military personnel program management, deployment readiness and capability reporting and oversees the wing training program. It delivers 24/7 vital mission support through monitoring and reporting of weather enterprise capabilities, warfighter advocacy within the wing for return-to-service mechanisms for its strategic center, space and fielded capabilities. The detachment also provides weather-centric cyberspace admin services and support; wing-focused C4 planning and implementation; oversight of the long-haul communications portfolio; execution of a $1.4M annual cyber asset budget; knowledge operations management and provides cyber security support to ensure confidentiality, integrity and availability of data for worldwide weather operations.
(Current as of July 2016)