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  • ROKAF Weather Wing visits 557th WW

    The commander of the Republic of Korea Air Force Weather Wing visited the 557th Weather Wing on May 25, 2022.The ROKAF and USAF weather wings traditionally hold a collaboration meeting with the two wing commanders every two years in order to enhance Alliance effectiveness and partnership.The purpose

  • Air – Sea METOC convergence

    Air Force and Navy Meteorological and Oceanographic (METOC) leaders from around the world recently converged on Offutt AFB for a series of meetings to chart a course forward on cooperation. Commanders and senior enlisted leaders representing three Navy METOC centers, two AF operations groups and six

  • The Weather Operations metamorphosis

    The 557th Weather Wing emerged from its cocoon on March 27, 2015, marking the beginning of a new era for Weather Warriors who would transition the Air Force Weather Agency from a Field Operating Agency to a first-of-its-kind operational weather wing.This process would take more than new letterhead,

  • Tornado event leads to 15th OWS Airmen recognition

    Staff Sgt. Jacob Lawler and Airman Sophia Boone from the 15th Operational Weather Squadron were recently recognized for their support during the devastating tornado event that happened in Kentucky in December 2021.Maj. Ricardo Cisneros, 18th Combat Weather Squadron Det. 4 commander, took time to

  • Weather Wing provides solution to Guardians

    Airmen from the 2d Combat Weather Systems Squadron traveled to Cape Canaveral Space Force Station, Florida, Jan. 17 – 21 to install a Portable Doppler Radar or PDR weather system to assist Guardians with space launch operations.The PDR was installed to prevent a gap in environmental data coverage

  • 557th Weather Wing flexes its global capabilities

    Since 2018 the 557th Weather Wing has provided Meteorological and Oceanographic support to the Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe in support of the NATO Resolute Support Mission.RSM was a NATO-led, non-combat mission established at the request of the Afghan government in accordance with

  • 25th OWS Bobcats arm joint flying missions with weather intel

    Two Airmen from the 25th Operational Weather Squadron were recently recognized for the work they performed while being deployed with the 409th Air Expeditionary Group at Nigerien Air Base 201 in Agadez, Niger.“Both Seniors Airman Angel Maldonado and Rachel Zills have done exceptional work while here

  • 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.