|Air Force Officer Job Descriptions & Qualifications|
|15NX - WEATHER FIELD|
The Weather Utilization Field encompasses policy planning, direction, control, evaluation, and coordination of weather services. Included in this field are command, operation, administration, and technical inspection of units providing weather observing and forecasting service, weather studies, and scientific services relating to the influence of atmospheric and space environmental factors on military operations. These functions include surface, aerial, visual, and instrumental meteorological, solar, and geophysical observations; analysis, description, and forecasting of atmospheric and associated phenomena of earth and space; design of base charts and maps; and participation in the development, testing, and implementation of observing and forecasting systems.
Excluded from this field are the functions of site engineering, installation, and maintenance of electronic weather equipment. Refer to the Communications-Computer Systems Utilization Field for maintenance functions. The following is a complete listing of AFSCs for the Weather Utilization Field.
Above Information Derived from AFMAN 36-2105