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  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Intelligence beyond the storm

    As two tropical storms threaten Department of Defense installations along the northern Gulf of Mexico, the 557th Weather Wing uses innovative methods to collect, analyze and exploit weather intelligence.The intelligence is then distributed to decision makers in the vulnerable areas to minimize

  • Machine Learning Opportunity for Global Weather Radar

    This is the first of a three-part series covering the innovative work by 557th Weather Wing for ongoing development efforts to leverage machine learning for a weather radar depiction across the globe, designated the Global Synthetic Weather Radar.Research and development on the GSWR started when

  • 1st Weather Group holds change of command

    The 1st Weather Group welcomed a new commander during a socially-distanced ceremony July 24, 2020, in the Chief Master Sgt. Peter Moore auditorium.As part of the ceremony, Col. Travis Steen relinquished command of the 1st WXG and Col. Bradley Stebbins assumed command.The ceremony was officiated by

  • 15th OWS creating margin with Ready Month

    The 15th Operational Weather Squadron has introduced a new scheduling model this year to improve readiness, morale and the ability to train. Dubbed “Ready Month,” the plan provides the opportunity for one of the squadron’s four operational flights to come off 24/7 operations for a month to focus on

  • Virtual run honors fallen service member

    The 17th Operational Weather Squadron adapted their plans to honor a fallen service member and promote physical fitness while following the Center for Disease Control guidance to social distance.