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Weather Officer

Overview: Weather has always played a key factor in military operations and it still does today, even with modern flight technologies. Weather officers are responsible for directing weather forecasting activities and integrating weather conditions into the planning of military missions as well as disaster relief and humanitarian operations.

Position: Officer


Specific Tasks:

  • Analyze meteorological data and prepare forecasts  
  • Conduct meteorological, astrophysical and geophysical studies
  • Coordinate atmospheric and space research activities with military and civilian agencies


  • Bachelor of Science in Atmospheric Sciences, Meteorology, Mathematics, Statistics or Physical Sciences
  • Commission as an officer in the Air Force Reserve
  • Eligibility for Top Secret security clearance
  • Must speak English distinctly


  • For those without a prior military service commission, successful completion of the nine week Officer Training School at Maxwell AFB, AL is required