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  • 84th Radar Evaluation Squadron supports Long Range Radar programs during pandemic

    The 84th Radar Evaluations Squadron’s unique mission persists as the United States continues to combat the COVID-19 pandemic. The 84th RADES at Hill Air Force Base, Utah, evaluates Long Range Radars all over the continental United States, Alaska, Canada, and in several deployed areas of responsibility. Typically, this unique mission involves a great deal of travel with teams going to austere radar sites for 14 – 21 days to perform analysis, evaluation, and system performance optimization. The COVID-19 pandemic and the travel restrictions forced the unit to modify many processes to continue to perform their mission.
  • Weather Airmen forecast combat missions

    A 12th Combat Training Squadron (CTS) patch rests on the arm of a U.S. Air Force Airman, reflected on the side view mirror of a Humvee during Green Flag West 21-02, at Fort Irwin Army Base, California, Nov. 12, 2020. The 12th CTS readies tactical air control parties, weather teams and brigade combat teams to execute decisive, world-wide
  • ACC defines HUR-RY, TOR-RY framework

    While specific start dates of tornado seasons vary based on region, they can happen at any time, day or night. On the other hand, Hurricane Season recently began on June 1 and will extend to Nov. 30. Due to catastrophic weather events that took place throughout the past 12 year, including Hurricane Michael and Hurricane Florence, the Air Force Severe Weather Readiness Assessment team recently developed an action plan for all at-risk installations across the United States.
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