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Hurricane Hunters provide critical data during major storms #AirForce

Hurricane Hunters provide critical data during major storms #AirForce

KEESLER AIR FORCE BASE, Miss. (AFNS) -- As the Air Force Reserve's 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron, better known as the "Hurricane Hunters," wrap up their mission flying through Hurricane Isaac, one of the unit's pilots provided an insight into who they are and some facts and figures about how they perform during their dangerous missions. Lt. Col. Jeff Ragusa is based with the unit out of Keesler Air Force Base, in Biloxi, Miss., and posted a series of quick facts about the unit on Facebook. The unit flies with 10 WC-130J aircraft equipped with palletized meteorological data-gathering instruments and can put together as many as 20 aircrews. Ragusa and his crew are currently flying out of Ellington Field Joint Reserve Base, Texas, as Keesler is in the path of Hurricane Isaac. He pointed out a few facts that aren't commonly known about the unit and its mission: -- While...

Full article: http://www.af.mil/news/story.asp?id=123315984

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