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Air Force Enlisted Job Descriptions

Weather Career Field


Senior Airmen Brian Colt Gass monitors the air space and weather conditions around the Geronimo landing zone March 14, 2014, at the Joint Readiness Training Center, Fort Polk, La.
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The Weather Career Field covers the techniques involved in collecting, analyzing, and disseminating weather information, including forecasts of weather conditions in the atmosphere and space.

Included are the use of weather observations, atmospheric and space sensing instruments, weather radar and satellite imagery, meteorological computer workstations, and products provided by military, national, and international weather centers. Support Air Force, Army, Joint, and DoD conventional and special operations at Air Force, Army, and deployed locations worldwide.

The following is a complete listing of AFSCs for the Weather Career Field.

    1W0X1 - Weather

    1W0X2 - Special Operations Weather (Combat Weather)

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