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  • CMSAF learns AFWA's unique mission

    The Air Force Weather Agency had the honor of hosting Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James Cody March 11 as part of his three-day visit to the base.This was Cody's first visit to AFWA and he was given the opportunity to learn about several of the many missions they cover.First up was the 16th Weather Squadron, where U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt.
  • AFWA re-designated as 557th Weather Wing

    The Air Force Weather Agency became the 557th Weather Wing in a re-designation ceremony March 27 at the Lt. Gen. Thomas S. Moorman building."This is a momentous occasion; we are about to close a chapter in weather history and start a new one," said Ralph Stoffler, U.S. Air Force acting director of weather, who spoke at the event. "What you are
  • Air Force Weather Agency to be re-designated as a wing

    The Air Force Weather Agency will be officially re-designated as the 557th Weather Wing.The change comes as a result of an Air Force organization management headquarters review announced last fall that reorganized the structure and processes for a number of units."We have been working on this hard since the announcement and are excited to make this
  • 'Hurricane Hunters' busy with missions on both coasts

    It's been a busy two weeks for the Air Force Reserve's Hurricane Hunters, the 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron flew their last of 15 missions into Hurricane Ana in the Pacific Oct. 20, while gathering weather data for the Central Pacific Hurricane Center.On the other side of the globe, the hunters wrapped up a week-long deployment to St. Croix,
  • Weathering the storm: AF eyes in the sky provide global weather data

    In the absolute silence of space, a special group of satellites circles our planet in a fast, low earth orbit, their cameras and sensors point toward Earth as they record endless data and images of storm systems and weather patterns moving across the globe below.Back on the ground, hidden in a D.C. suburb, Maj. Jonathan Whitaker squints against the
  • 305th Weather Airmen partner with National Weather Service

    Airmen from the 305th Operations Support Squadron weather flight partnered with local civilian forecasters to highlight their unique skill set during an open house event hosted by the National Weather Service Sept. 22, 2014, in Mount Holly, N.J.Approximately 400 people from surrounding communities attended the open house and witnessed first-hand
  • 2d Weather Group holds change of command

    The 2d Weather Group held a change of command at the Air Force Weather Agency Headquarters here July 8.U.S. Air Force Col. William Carle, AFWA commander, presided over the ceremony at the Chief Master Sgt. Peter Morris Auditorium where U.S. Air Force Col. David Bacot relinquished command of the agency's 2d WXG to U.S. Air Force Col. Donald
  • 1st WXG holds assumption of command ceremony

    The 1st Weather Group held an assumption of command ceremony at the Lt. Gen. Thomas S. Moorman headquarters building June 26.U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Steven Dickerson accepted the guidon from U.S. Air Force Col. William Carle, Air Force Weather Agency commander, during the tradition filled ceremony inside the Chief Master Sgt. Peter Morris
  • AFWA under new leadership following ceremony

    The Air Force Weather Agency held a change of command ceremony outside the Lt. Gen. Thomas S. Moorman headquarters building June 18.U.S. Air Force Col. William Carle assumed command from U.S. Air Force Col. Louis Zuccarello during the time honored ceremony."It's a completely humbling honor to be here today," Carle said. "As commander, I promise to
  • AFWA hosts civic leaders from Air Force Space Command

    Air Force Weather Agency welcomed 23 civic leaders from across Air Force Space Command to its headquarters facility April 30.The visit was just one stop on base for the group as they also toured U.S. Strategic Command, went inside an E-4B and met with one of the base's local community support groups.The civic leaders started out their visit to