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Careers Weather Officer

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.

Relevant Interests and Skills:

  • Future Technologies
  • Natural Science

Career Tasks:

  • Lead weather units and elements.
  • Conduct and direct meteorological, space weather and geophysical research efforts.
  • Provide technical meteorological service.
  • Lead weather units and elements in support of Air Force, Army, Special Ops and joint missions.

Spend Your Career Leading Others, Not Paying Off Debt

An education at the U.S. Air Force Academy is provided at no cost to cadets. Instead, once you graduate, you will commission as an officer in the U.S. Air Force or Space Force. The length of your commitment will depend on your career path, but the benefits will last a lifetime.

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