Staff Weather Officers (SWO) from the 3d Weather Squadron (WS) were put to the test during a Certification Field Exercise (CFX), July 28-Aug. 2, at Camp Bowie Training Center, Texas. The CFX was designed to evaluate the squadron’s overall tactical ability and readiness to provide the U.S. Army with full spectrum environmental support to the Joint Task Force (JTF) fight.
The 3d Weather Squadron, 557th Weather Wing, is post-level weather unit in the Air Force. The support provided by the squadron can have a significant impact on the Army customers it supports.
Army divisions, like the 1st Cavalry Division, rely on weather support from U.S. Air Force Combat Weather Airmen 3d WS.