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Weather Officer


Minimum Education Requirement:
bachelor's degree


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Weather Officer

Career Description

Weather can be our greatest ally or strongest adversary. That's why accurate weather forecasting plays such an integral part in the success and safety of our missions. Air Force Weather Officers perform, manage and direct weather operations that have a direct effect on the activities of U.S. military forces. These duties primarily involve integrating current and forecasted atmospheric and space weather conditions into operations and planning. Weather Officers also develop, direct and coordinate meteorological weather studies and research.

Career Tasks

  • Perform, manage and direct weather operations
  • Integrate current and forecasted conditions into operations
  • Develop and coordinate important weather research studies

Relevant Interests & Skills

You might like this position if you have interests in these areas:

  • Natural Science
  • Future Technology

Becoming an Officer

To become an Officer in the Air Force, you'll enter a rigorous nine-week Officer Training School that will challenge you physically and mentally while preparing you to be a leader.