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June 1987 AWS Observer!
Celebrating 50 years.
Missing/Lost members list.
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list, please have them get in touch with us.
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The AFWX.ORG test site is available
afwx.org. It is a work in
progress so some links may not work.
17 Jan 24 interview with Travis Sanford thats pretty
good/interesting. He spent a few years at DM before
transitioning over to the SOWT side of the house. Click
link below for podcast.
January 2024 Newsletter now available,
read it here.
Combat Weather site is back online at
Thanks to Johnny Reid for the heads up.
in Sterling, VA is in the books! Reunion pictures are
finally available for viewing. Some sets have multiple
During the Reunion, at the Saturday Banquet, tribute was
paid to Kevin and Carol Lavin for all their
contributions to the Air Weather Association.
Several videos are available through this link,
Watch the Videos. The videos are only available
through that link.
To help remember and honor our fallen weather warriors
on MEMORIAL DAY 2021,
member Craig Kirwin produced a video,
https://youtu.be/j_1gv8nzxq4 showing names and many
Craig has been researching the fallen
warriors of USAAF and USAF Weather Personnel for many
years and has found many more for this video since the
last printed list in
The first digital only publication of the USAF THOR'S NOTAM Weather
Airman's Magazine is now available to interested AWA members. Thanks to all those who
contributed to the magazine! It is filed as a pdf document at:
Forecaster Memo 300-005 now online
Single Station Analysis &
Conversion Tables, Miscellaneous Chart
A History of the Military Polar Orbiting Meteorological Satellite
Air Force Weather Agency redesignated as
557th Weather Wing
Force Weather: Our Heritage, 1937-2012 Second Edition now
Service: A Brief History 1937-1991 now available as well.
Contains information not covered in
any other history booklet.
the 8th Air
The Library section has been completely revamped to
include links to all available printed material along
with many new folders containing over 1000 images from
our past. Some of these images are before World
War I with images from World War II, Korea, Vietnam,
Aircraft, Weather Instruments and Equipment and more.
Use the "Library" link on the left side menu to begin
Searching for WWII information?
Try this link.
26WS photos circa
1944-45 courtesy Craig Kirwin
Phillips Airfield, Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD in 1955
from Soc Trang, Vietnam taken by Ken Daly back in 1964-1965.
The Air Weather Association is now on
Want to see what the weather business was like in
the early 1940's?
Many interesting images were found in the Library of Congress
archives and have been put together here.
The vast majority are of the Weather Bureau offices that were and to
a certain extent still are at Reagan National Airport in Washington
D.C. You can take a trip
back in time here.
120 photographs from WW
II and before...many illustrate pieces of weather equipment.
AFWA History office has sent us numerous cd's with lots of
historical information and images that are being cataloged here.
The first set to be stored is a
1st Weather Wing history from 1954 to
1968. We also have, so far, a set of images that all have
aircraft in them. Many are from the
55th, 56th and 58th Weather
Recon Squadrons. No info is available other than the image
so if you can provide some details, we will add that to the image. The images have been shrunk down for the web but we have
the high quality images available. If you would like any of
the images sent to you, please contact the
Thanks to the AFWA History folks for giving us
a great deal of information during the reunion. A partial listing has
been added with more to come soon. They put together an "Air
Force Weather Professional Reading List" on CD-ROM that is now
available here for the first time. These files are quite large
and will take some time to download. All are in Adobe PDF
format. Click here for the latest.
AFWA complied a "Heritage Celebration" video that was previewed at
the Omaha reunion banquet. The video is available as a Windows
and as a Real Player download video.
Also available as a streaming video.
You will need Macromedia Flash to view the streaming video.
AFWA History office put together
picture postcards for table decorations at the banquet. Here
are the complete series of photos throughout the years.
See them here!
Weather Tech Manual
list and Equipment Listing
Chief Justice Rehnquist - AWA
The Air Weather
Association (AWA), a nonprofit, all volunteer association of nearly
5,000 past and present members of US Air Force Weather units including
ANG, USAFR and US Army Air Corps units, salutes all individuals
presently serving in US Air Force Weather units.
Please know that we support you and your mission. We thank you for
your great work, your sacrifices and those of your families, and for
your commitment to duty, honor, country.
We send best wishes to you and your families for good health,
safety, happiness and for great success in all endeavors worldwide.
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