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  • Air Force to institute new method to protect PII

    Air Force officials announced Feb. 6, 2018, emails containing personally identifiable information, and similar numeric constructs, will be blocked from transmission unless the email is encrypted. For members unable to send or receive encrypted emails, members will be directed to utilize the AMRDEC SAFE application.
  • 2nd CWSS cuts ribbon to new facility

    The 2nd Combat Weather Systems Squadron, an Air Combat Command tenant unit here, held a ribbon cutting ceremony to mark the opening of a new testing and training facility Dec. 19.The new, 2,100 square foot facility will give the 2nd CWSS another tool to help further the Air Force-wide goal of strengthening the joint team.“Instead of just a
  • 25th OWS Science and Training Team awarded Thor’s Hammer Trophy

    The 25th Operational Weather Squadron Science and Training Team channeled the spirit of the ancient god as they won the inaugural Thor’s Legions Forecast Challenge and received the Thor’s hammer trophy from Lt. Gen. Mark Nowland, Air Force deputy chief of staff for operations, at the Pentagon in Arlington, Va., Dec. 6, 2017.
  • ACC Command Chief meets with 557th WW Airmen

    Command Chief Master Sgt. Frank Batten III, center, Air Combat Command's command chief, speaks with senior leaders of the 557th Weather Wing, including Col. Steven Dickerson, 557th WW commander, second from left, at Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska, Oct. 4, 2017. Batten came to Offutt to see and experience all the base had to offer, and to meet the
  • 557th Weather Wing hosts Spouses' Event

    Col. Steven N. Dickerson, commander of the 557th Weather Wing, gives a mission brief to service members and spouses at the Spouses' Event held by the wing at Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska, Oct. 3, 2017. The event was designed to give spouses a deeper understanding of the weather mission.
  • Sentinels of the Gulf

    The 26th Operational Weather Squadron (26 OWS) operates day and night to track the weather and watch for possible weather threats in their Area of Responsibility (AOR) at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana. They provide support for the Southeast region of the U.S., which includes 13 states and 151 military installations.
  • ROKAF Weather Wing Commander visits the 557th WW

    Col. Jae Hong Park, commander of the Republic of Korea Air Force Weather Wing, visited the 557th Weather Wing at Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska, Sept. 21, 2017.
  • A medal for a hero

    An Airman received the Air Force Achievement Medal for his heroic actions at Barksdale Air Force Base, La., September 20, 2017. On August 15, 2017, in Shreveport La., Senior Airman Austin Northcott, 26th Operational Weather Squadron weather journeyman, saved a man’s life by preforming CPR until he had regained a pulse, treated him for shock and looked after him until emergency medical services arrived.
  • Twin brothers compete for rank as they serve, deploy to Iraq together

    Throughout the history of the military it has remained common for generations of men and women to follow in their family members’ footsteps and serve their country proudly. It’s also not unheard of for siblings to join together and serve together.For Master Sgts. Daniel and Scott Hose they did both these things attending U.S. Air Force basic
  • Warfighter Weather Conference: Weathermen predict efficiency

    Come rain or shine 21st Operational Weather Squadron Airmen are prepared for nearly any contingency coming off the first Warfighter Weather Conference.