OFFICER

WEATHER OFFICER

COORDINATING THE UNCONTROLLABLE

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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.

QUALIFICATIONS SUMMARY

  • MINIMUM EDUCATION

    Undergraduate academic specialization in meteorology, atmospheric science or a related field with a successful completion of the Basic Meteorology Program. Atmospheric science degree programs must meet the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) basic instruction package for meteorologists.

  • QUALIFICATIONS

    • Completion of a current Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI)
    • Completion of Officer Training School (OTS), Air Force Academy (AFA) or Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps (AFROTC)
    • Must be between the ages of 18 and 39

TRAINING & EDUCATION

How do we transform you into a leader and an officer in this field? From education to continued training, your Air Force path is here.

  • OFFICER TRAINING SCHOOL

    9.5 weeks

  • MILITARY TRAINING LOCATION

    Maxwell AFB AL

TAKE A BREAK

Flights and 30-days vacation with pay each year.

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