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  • Weather officers earn doctorate from NPS

    Three Air Force weather officers recently graduated from the Naval Postgraduate School and were awarded the title Doctor of Philosophy in Meteorology. Lt. Col. Jack Evans, Lt. Col. Robert Stenger, and Maj. Paul Homan all earned their doctorate following a three-year program of study in September.Evans successfully defended his dissertation,
  • Comm engineers install fiber to prepare for new weather system

    Weather is an important factor for determining if an aircraft can fly. To provide more accurate weather information on Bagram Air Field, the 455th Expeditionary Operations Support Squadron is installing a new weather observation system here.The weather system will be comprised of remote sensors connected to servers that will collect automated
  • 25th OWS building dedicated to fallen Airman

    The 25th Operational Weather Squadron building was dedicated in a ceremony here to U.S. Air Force Capt. Nathan Nylander Aug. 1.Nylander was killed while deployed to Afghanistan in 2011.The 25th OWS building is now called the Nylander Building after the unveiling of the memorial sign at the building dedication ceremony.During the ceremony Lt. Gen.
  • Family of fallen Airman visit AFWA to offer thanks

    The family of U.S. Air Force Capt. Nathan Nylander paid a visit to the Air Force Weather Agency at Offutt Air Force Base, Neb., July 19 to offer their personal thanks to those Airmen who served in the 24-hour vigil honoring their fallen hero in April.Nylander was a weather officer with the 25th Operational Weather Squadron at Davis-Monthan Air
  • Air Force Weather honors, remembers one of their own

    Air Force Weather Airmen around the world paused to honor, and remember, Capt. Nathan Nylander with a one-minute moment of silence at 9 a.m. on April 26.Nylander was a weather officer with the 25th Operational Weather Squadron at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., who was killed in Afghanistan along with eight others during a shooting at Kabul
  • Weather officers graduate from Naval Postgraduate School

    Six Air Force weather officers recently graduated from the Meteorology Operational Sciences curriculum of the Naval Postgraduate School.Capt. Paul Hayes, Capt. Stephanie Hedstrom, Capt. Daniel Muggleberg, Capt. Chandra Pasillas, Capt. Nicholas Reitz and Capt. Sean Wile all completed the 18-month program in March.The group all earned the Master of
  • Don't want to get 'off it' -- Summer swap helps two lieutenant colonels remain on base

    When the Air Force Weather Agency's Lead Command Management Division chief and the 343rd Recruiting Squadron commander move on to new assignments this summer, their commutes won't change much.As AFWA's Lt. Col. Stephen Phillips moves just down the street to take command of the 343rd RCS in June, outgoing commander, Lt. Col. Steve Polomsky, may pass
  • Deployed weather Airmen keep birds out of stormy conditions

    Many may not think much of rain, fog or mostly sunny days here, but to a base that conducts 30 percent of U.S. Air Forces Central Command's air tasking order sorties, weather monitoring is no simple matter. The 379th Expeditionary Operations Support Squadron Weather Flight conducts around-the-clock weather support for 379th Air Expeditionary Wing
  • Air Force officials announce 2012 weather awards

    Air Force officials have released the 2012 Air Force Weather Awards.Individual Awards:AIR FORCE WEATHER FIELD GRADE OFFICER OF THE YEAR: Maj. Jeremy Alexander, 15 OWS, Scott AFB, Ill.AIR FORCE WEATHER COMPANY GRADE OFFICER OF THE YEAR: 1st Lt. Benjamin Wood, 5 OSS/OSW, Minot AFB, N.D.AIR FORCE WEATHER CIVILIAN OF THE YEAR: Mr. Jeff Fries, 1 WXG,