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  • 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 in Africa,” said 2nd Lt. Anthony Charlonis, 409th
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Weather Wing Targets Elsa

    The 557th Weather Wing, the Air Force’s only wing of its kind, marshalled significant capabilities to track and predict the behavior of Hurricane Elsa as it formed in the Atlantic Ocean. Even before the system strengthened into a named storm, the wing had armed commanders in the Southeastern United States with forecasts of when and where the storm might strike, as well as possible impacts to operations. The wing accelerated change ahead of the 2021 hurricane season to ensure commanders at all echelons have access to the information they need for decision superiority.
  • 2 CWSS welcomes new commander

    The 2d Combat Weather Systems Squadron located at Hurlburt Field, Florida, welcomed a new commander on June 18, 2021. Maj. Gary Charney assumed command of 2 CWSS.
  • Ground broken for much needed backup generators, which support no fail mission

    The 557th Weather Wing achieved a major milestone as they broke ground June 16, 2021, at Offutt Air Force Base on $4.1 million worth of backup generators that’ll supply up to four megawatts of power, enabling continuous authoritative global predictive environmental awareness to warfighters and a wide spectrum of Department of Defense operations — a
  • Co-commander picnic for Team 557 was ‘amazing’

    As members of the 557th Weather Wing have started to return to the office after a tough battle with the pandemic, they were treated to a picnic on June 4 at the Bellevue Berry Farm in Bellevue.The picnic served a couple of purposes, with the first being a morale boost for the COVID-weary Airmen and their families. The second was to give the
  • 28th Operational Weather Squadron welcomes new commander

    Lt. Col. Daniel Muggelberg took command of the 28th Operational Weather Squadron during an assumption of command ceremony on June 2, 2021, at Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina.Muggelberg comes to the 28th OWS from the 2d Combat Weather Support Squadron at Hurlburt Field, Florida.“The 28th OWS has a reputation of executing the weather career
  • Accomplishing the unimagined

    In celebration of Women’s History Month, the 17th Operational Weather Squadron would like to shine the light on their first female commander, Lt. Col. Sarah J. Zimmerman.To her command support team, she is much more than an ordinary commander.  She’s a counselor, coach, mentor, cheerleader, punk rock lover, athlete, movie buff, mother, daughter and
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