Post Tagged with: "21st Operational Weather Squadron (OWS)"


Staff Sgt. Yza Jones, 21st Operational Weather Squadron weather forecaster, reviews weather patterns on Vogelweh.

21st OWS realigns under ACC

Story and photo by Senior Airman Nicole Sikorski 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

The 21st Operational Weather Squadron has been realigned to move from U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa to Air Combat Command.

April 30, 2015 ×


Photo by Airman 1st Class Holly MansfieldAerographers Mate 1st Class Rhyan Winbush and 2nd Lt. Brian Popick, 21st Operational Weather Squadron weather forecasters, observe maps of different areas to predict the weather before participating in an evacuation exercise Oct. 24 at Kapaun Air Station. The 21st OWS conducts inspections every quarter to prepare operations at an alternate location if the primary location can’t be accessed.

Weather squadron forecasts future

by Airman 1st Class Jordan Castelan
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Accurately forecasting the future weather of Europe, Africa, parts of Russia, the Middle East and Southwest Asia falls onto more than 100 pairs of shoulders belonging to the Airmen of the 21st Operational Weather Squadron stationed on Vogelweh. Their mission is to provide precise weather information used by war-fighters throughout the world.

November 7, 2013 ×