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557th Weather Wing Leadership

 Col Brian D Pukall      Col. Richard E. Wagner 
Col. Brian D. Pukall
    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.

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Our new and improved flight plan is now available for download! Visit http://www.557weatherwing.af.mil today!
Want to see photos from around the wing? Check out the 557th Weather Wing's Flickr page! https://www.flickr.com/photos/557weatherwing Photos from the 557th Weather Wing and 2d Weather Support Squadron Change of Command ceremonies are now available!
Lt. Gen. Mark Kelly, 12th Air Force commander, handed command of the 557th Weather Wing to Col. Brian Pukall in the wing's change of command ceremony June 26. Welcome Col. Pukall!
Students from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Weather Camp recently stopped by the 557th Weather Wing for a visit!
Brigadier General Roland Brunner, commander of Germany's Bundeswehr Geoinformation Centre, recently visited Offutt Air Force Base to learn about the 557th Weather Wing's mission.
Members from the 2d WS and other wing units assisted the Eastern Nebraska Veterans’ Home with their Memorial Day ceremonies. Keep up the good work!
It's bike season! The 557th Weather Wing recently held a motorcycle safety workshop for riders to brush up on their riding and safety skills. Are you a rider? Contact your unit's motorcycle safety representative to make sure you're ready for the road! If you're not a biker, remember to keep an eye out and give them a little extra space on the road!
Mason is a 14-year-old who is battling cancer and wants to be a meteorologist when he grows up. The 557th Weather Wing gave him a sneak preview of his future career, in addition to a surprise or two!
Mark your calendars, Offutt’s Air Show VIP Flight Deck tickets go on sale June 1! https://offuttvip.eventbrite.com
The 557th Weather Wing held a retreat ceremony on the Offutt Air Force Base Parade Grounds on May 10, 2018.
Great May 4th news from the Offutt air show office.
For those in the Offutt area:
The Defense Innovation Experimental Unit pairs programmers from around the Air Force with private industry to build innovative defense solutions while providing development opportunities for Airmen! Visit https://www.diux.mil to learn more!
Taking a few moments to learn how to prepare for and respond to severe weather may reduce stress and increase the odds of making it through a disaster unscathed.
1st Weather Group’s Operating Location Kilo, the DOD’s contingent of the triagency NEXRAD Program, assisted in establishing backup radar services to Puerto Rico in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria and are directly involved in the ongoing repair and restoration services. Learn more about OL-K here: http://www.557weatherwing.af.mil/Fact-Sheets/Article/1150819/olk-operating-location-kilo-1st-weather-group/
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln chapter of the American Meteorological Society recently had a visit from the 557th Weather Wing! Students learned about the wing's missions and Air Force Weather career opportunities. Visit https://afciviliancareers.com/careers.php to learn more!" target="_blank">https://www.airforce.com/careers/browse-careers/ or https://afciviliancareers.com/careers.php to learn more!
Learn how 557th Weather Wing Cyber Airmen are delivering innovative solutions to some of the Air Force’s largest ch… https://t.co/pZWec2OQdW
Effective immediately, due to weather conditions, the base will start a staggered release down to weather essential… https://t.co/iXAssyXwL8
@UNLincoln Weather Campers toured the Space Weather Ops Cntr/High-Performance Computing Cntr at @Offutt_AFB June 13… https://t.co/EWhW53YyPf
LtColFletcher & CaptBrinegaron, Fletcher's Ice Island, Arctic Ocean tabular iceberg weather station 1953 #TBT #557WW http://t.co/wH3fpBAWXE

Public Affairs Office

557 WW/PA
101 Nelson Drive
Offutt AFB, NE 68113-1023
Comm: (402) 232-4772
DSN: 272-4772
E-mail: 557WW.PA.PublicAffairs@us.af.mil