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557th Weather Wing Leadership

 Col Brian D Pukall      Col. Richard E. Wagner 
Col. Brian D. Pukall
Commander 
    Col. Richard E. Wagner
Vice Commander 
       
Chief Master Sgt. Paul Walker     Christopher T. Finningsmier
Chief Master Sgt. Paul M. Walker
Command Chief 
    Christopher T. Finnigsmier
Technical Director 

1st Weather Group Leadership


             
 Col. Travis A. Steen
1st Weather Group Commander

    Chief Master Sgt. Fambro W. Knight
1st Weather Group Command Chief

2d Weather Group Leadership



   
Col. Patrick C. Williams
2d Weather Group Commander 

    Chief Master Sgt. Nolan C. Hildebrand
2d Weather Group Command Chief 
 

557th Weather Wing Mission

The mission of the 557th Weather Wing is maximizing America's power through the exploitation of timely, accurate and relevant weather information; anytime, everywhere.

The 557th WW delivers worldwide weather products to Air Force and Army warfighters, unified commands, National Programs and the National Command Authorities. In addition, the wing provides twenty-four hour technical assistance on all standard weather systems and equipment.

Each day, the wing's dedicated men and women build the world's most comprehensive weather database of observation, forecast, climatological, and space weather products available on the World Wide Web.

The wing is focused on developing, evaluating, testing and transitioning new technologies to weather teams around the world.