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  • Weather Warriors: 26th OWS drives U.S. hurricane forecasts

    As hurricane season rolls around and the impending onslaught of wind and rain once again becomes part of life in the coastal regions of the United States, one unit located in the hotbed of the Gulf leads the charge in all hurricane meteorological production. Responsible for providing meteorological data for all tropical storms affecting U.S. Northern Command assets, Airmen of the 26th Operational Weather Squadron are at the heart of all hurricane operations.
  • From agony to advocacy

    “I kept thinking what else I could have done, been a better friend, talked more often, saw the signs,” said Senior Airman Shea Abraham, Joint Typhoon Warning Center weather journeyman.
  • A clear path for Humanitarian Aid to Haiti

    Members of the 25th Operational Weather Squadron in Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz. recently provided a steady stream of meteorological and oceanographic capabilities to facilitate the USAID-led humanitarian response to the earthquake in Haiti on Aug. 14, 2021.
  • Myths and facts about the vax — debunking common COVID-19 vaccine myths

    The COVID-19 vaccine has been mandated across the Department of Defense and despite its demonstrated effectiveness and safety, a host of myths have left some Airmen and Guardians hesitant to receive it. While social media posts and some news outlets may make it harder to keep up with what is fact or fiction, the science is clear … approved COVID-19 vaccines work.
  • Department of the Air Force releases reports on Racial Disparity Review update, second disparity review

    The Department of the Air Force released a progress update on the Inspector General Independent Racial Disparity Review and a second disparity review report Sept. 9.
  • Department of Defense Guidance for Coronavirus Disease 2019 Vaccination Attestation and Screening Testing for Unvaccinated Personnel

    Today, the Department of Defense released Force Health Protection Guidance (Supplement 23) which provides guidance for implementing additional force health protection and workplace safety measures directed by the White House Safer Federal Workforce Task Force to reduce the transmission of the virus that causes the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).
  • Weather wing developing leaders with AD360

    A program has been developed in the 557th Weather Wing to bridge the gap in leadership development for the most valuable resource – our Airmen. It is called Airman Development 360 (AD360). It was developed for wing-level release in late 2020 and officially started in January 2021.
  • I am part of Team 19

    “You are, essentially, a part of Team 19.”When I was initially informed I was assigned to document the first female chief master sergeant of the Air Force’s visit to my base, I shriveled into a tiny nervous ball.Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force JoAnne S. Bass flew into Lincoln Airport on one of Offutt Air Force Base’s aircraft, the E-4B National
  • 2nd Combat Weather Systems Squadron responds to eliminate environmental intelligence gap in U.S. Indo-Pacific Command

    A team of weather systems maintainers from the 557th Weather Wing’s 2nd Combat Weather Systems Squadron traveled from Hurlburt Field, Florida, to Anderson Air Force Base, Guam, July 5-15 to install a Portable Doppler Radar weather system.
  • ACC leadership team visits Team Offutt

    Air Combat Command’s leadership team saw how the Airmen of the 55th Wing and 557th Weather Wing play a crucial role in the defense of the nation during a visit to Offutt Air Force Base July 20-22, 2021.
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