MOS 13W FA Meteorological Crewmember NCOER Bullets

MOS 13W and MOS 13S merged to form MOS 13T, Surveyor/ Meteorological Crewmember. MOS 13W no longer exists.

Field Artillery Meteorological Crewmember measuring surface weather

o identified and overcame unfavorable weather conditions; mission schedules adjusted and safely completed due to accurate assessments

o generated 88 weather products; armed planners with critical forecast data; ensured defensive mission coverage and support

o anticipated potential problems and personnel shortfalls, delegated tasks well, and took care of the troops

o evaluated and distributed 0ver 200 time-critical weather observations; relayed rapid changes to SOF to facilitate operations during winter

o represented Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 10th Army Air and Missile Defense Command at the 5th Battalion, 7th Air Defense Artillery Soldier of the Month Board

o managed weather training program; coached four forecasters to duty position certification, increased combat readiness and expanded capability by 50%

o was instrumental in the planning and execution of all schools, weapon ranges, and pre deployment training requirements for four subordinate units within the Battalion

o led weather section during 4 days marches in Njymagen, Holland; encouraged younger Soldiers to finish, bolstered esprit de corps

o volunteered for the unit Color Guard to support the local community and the local Veterans of Foreign Wars on numerous occasions

o self-taught new RADAR software; educated 6-man weather cell; expedited transition while maintaining daily requirements

o driven professional! enrolled in National Weather Service Program; dedicated 40 hours to course completion, certified observer

o assisted the Battle NCO in updating DCO providing situational awareness that informed all units of current weather updates and ongoing operations during EXEVAL

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