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Meeting Minutes

Meteorology and the Military - How Oregon's weather warriors support the nation in peacetime and in war

Feb 13th, 2013

Presentation.pptx

On Saturday, February 13th 2012, approximately 100 Oregon AMS members and guests were invited to a "members only" meeting hosted by 123rd Weather Flight (123WF) with the Oregon Air National Guard at the Portland Air National Guard base.

Scheduled Events included: Meeting Program.pdf

* Welcome & Opening Remarks - Steve Pierce, Oregon AMS President
* Brigadier General Steven D. Gregg, Commander, Oregon Air National Guard
* Colonel Michael T. Bieniewicz, Commander, Combat Operations Group Air National Guard 101
* Lieutenant Colonel Matthew K. Doggett, Commander, 123rd Weather Flight Air Force Weather history
* Senior Master Sergeant Christopher C. Payne, Superintendent, 123rd Weather Flight Air Force Weather training and operations
* Technical Sergeant Nathaniel B. Christy, 125th Special Tactics Squadron Special Operations Weather Team (SOWT)
* Audience Question/Answer Session with Presenters
* Tour of a real fighter jet, pending no training being conducted that day.

Photos by Phil Pasteris - link and Tyler Mode - link

Microsoft Powerpoint (.pps file extension) viewer download (click here)