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Weather

Overview:  While tracking severe storms is the mission of the Hurricane Hunters,  adverse or extreme weather can impede the execution of other Air Force Reserve missions. Weather Specialists utilize the latest technologies to predict weather patterns, prepare forecasts and communicate weather information to commanders and pilots.

Position: Enlisted

AFSC: 1W0X1

Specific Tasks: 

  • Use satellite and radar imagery, computer programs and weather communication instruments to analyze and forecast atmospheric and space weather conditions 
  • Tailor and communicate weather information to meet operational requirements

Requirements:

  • Ability to speak distinctly
  • Visual acuity correctable to 20/20
  • ASVAB scores of 66 on General and 50 on Electrical
  • Demonstrated weight lift of 50 pounds
  • Eligibility for Secret security clearance

Training:

  • Candidates without prior military experience are required to attend 8 ½ weeks of Basic Military Training (BMT) at JB San Antonio-Lackland, TX followed by Technical Training 
  • Technical Training is 146 days at Keesler AFB, MS 
  • College credits earned: Weather Technology - 72 credits

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