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Weather Airmen hone skills during Land Nav training

Master Sgt. James Kamphaus, 3d Weather Squadron mission support flight chief, reads a compass during a certification field exercise (CFX), July 31, 2019, at Camp Bowie Training Center, Texas. The CFX was designed to evaluate the squadron’s overall tactical ability and readiness to provide the U.S. Army with full spectrum environmental support to the Joint Task Force (JTF) fight. The CFX immersed Airmen into all the aspects of what could come with a deployment such as Land Navigation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Eugene Oliver)

Master Sgt. James Kamphaus, 3d Weather Squadron mission support flight chief, reads a compass during a certification field exercise (CFX), July 31, 2019, at Camp Bowie Training Center, Texas. The CFX was designed to evaluate the squadron’s overall tactical ability and readiness to provide the U.S. Army with full spectrum environmental support to the Joint Task Force (JTF) fight. The CFX immersed Airmen into all the aspects of what could come with a deployment such as Land Navigation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Eugene Oliver)

Airman 1st Class Mark Dunlop, 3d Weather Squadron weather forecaster, utilizes a laser range finder to locate a check point during a certification field exercise (CFX), July 31, 2019, at Camp Bowie Training Center, Texas. The CFX was designed to evaluate the squadron’s overall tactical ability and readiness to provide the U.S. Army with full spectrum environmental support to the Joint Task Force (JTF) fight. The CFX immersed Airmen into all the aspects of what could come with a deployment such as Land Navigation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Eugene Oliver)

Airman 1st Class Mark Dunlop, 3d Weather Squadron weather forecaster, utilizes a laser range finder to locate a check point during a certification field exercise (CFX), July 31, 2019, at Camp Bowie Training Center, Texas. The CFX was designed to evaluate the squadron’s overall tactical ability and readiness to provide the U.S. Army with full spectrum environmental support to the Joint Task Force (JTF) fight. The CFX immersed Airmen into all the aspects of what could come with a deployment such as Land Navigation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Eugene Oliver)

Master Sgt. Charles Kuykendall, center, 3d Weather Squadron operations superintendent, gives instruction during a certification field exercise (CFX), July 31, 2019, at Camp Bowie Training Center, Texas. The CFX was designed to evaluate the squadron’s overall tactical ability and readiness to provide the U.S. Army with full spectrum environmental support to the Joint Task Force (JTF) fight. The CFX immersed Airmen into all the aspects of what could come with a deployment such as Land Navigation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Eugene Oliver)

Master Sgt. Charles Kuykendall, center, 3d Weather Squadron operations superintendent, gives instruction during a certification field exercise (CFX), July 31, 2019, at Camp Bowie Training Center, Texas. The CFX was designed to evaluate the squadron’s overall tactical ability and readiness to provide the U.S. Army with full spectrum environmental support to the Joint Task Force (JTF) fight. The CFX immersed Airmen into all the aspects of what could come with a deployment such as Land Navigation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Eugene Oliver)

Staff Weather Officers from the 3d Weather Squadron, discuss strategy during a certification field exercise (CFX), July 31, 2019, at Camp Bowie Training Center, Texas. The CFX was designed to evaluate the squadron’s overall tactical ability and readiness to provide the U.S. Army with full spectrum environmental support to the Joint Task Force (JTF) fight. The CFX immersed Airmen into all the aspects of what could come with a deployment such as Land Navigation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Eugene Oliver)

Staff Weather Officers from the 3d Weather Squadron, discuss strategy during a certification field exercise (CFX), July 31, 2019, at Camp Bowie Training Center, Texas. The CFX was designed to evaluate the squadron’s overall tactical ability and readiness to provide the U.S. Army with full spectrum environmental support to the Joint Task Force (JTF) fight. The CFX immersed Airmen into all the aspects of what could come with a deployment such as Land Navigation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Eugene Oliver)

Staff Weather Officers from the 3d Weather Squadron, plot out coordinates during a certification field exercise (CFX), July 31, 2019, at Camp Bowie Training Center, Texas. The CFX was designed to evaluate the squadron’s overall tactical ability and readiness to provide the U.S. Army with full spectrum environmental support to the Joint Task Force (JTF) fight. The CFX immersed Airmen into all the aspects of what could come with a deployment such as Land Navigation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Eugene Oliver)

Staff Weather Officers from the 3d Weather Squadron, plot out coordinates during a certification field exercise (CFX), July 31, 2019, at Camp Bowie Training Center, Texas. The CFX was designed to evaluate the squadron’s overall tactical ability and readiness to provide the U.S. Army with full spectrum environmental support to the Joint Task Force (JTF) fight. The CFX immersed Airmen into all the aspects of what could come with a deployment such as Land Navigation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Eugene Oliver)

Staff Weather Officers from the 3d Weather Squadron, discuss strategy during a certification field exercise (CFX), July 31, 2019, at Camp Bowie Training Center, Texas. The CFX was designed to evaluate the squadron’s overall tactical ability and readiness to provide the U.S. Army with full spectrum environmental support to the Joint Task Force (JTF) fight. The CFX immersed Airmen into all the aspects of what could come with a deployment such as Land Navigation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Eugene Oliver)

Staff Weather Officers from the 3d Weather Squadron, discuss strategy during a certification field exercise (CFX), July 31, 2019, at Camp Bowie Training Center, Texas. The CFX was designed to evaluate the squadron’s overall tactical ability and readiness to provide the U.S. Army with full spectrum environmental support to the Joint Task Force (JTF) fight. The CFX immersed Airmen into all the aspects of what could come with a deployment such as Land Navigation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Eugene Oliver)

A Staff Weather Officer from 3d Weather Squadron, locates a checkpoint during a certification field exercise (CFX), July 31, 2019, at Camp Bowie Training Center, Texas. The CFX was designed to evaluate the squadron’s overall tactical ability and readiness to provide the U.S. Army with full spectrum environmental support to the Joint Task Force (JTF) fight. The CFX immersed Airmen into all the aspects of what could come with a deployment such as Land Navigation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Eugene Oliver)

A Staff Weather Officer from 3d Weather Squadron, locates a checkpoint during a certification field exercise (CFX), July 31, 2019, at Camp Bowie Training Center, Texas. The CFX was designed to evaluate the squadron’s overall tactical ability and readiness to provide the U.S. Army with full spectrum environmental support to the Joint Task Force (JTF) fight. The CFX immersed Airmen into all the aspects of what could come with a deployment such as Land Navigation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Eugene Oliver)

Master Sgt. Ryan Kegler, 3d Weather Squadron Det 1 section chief of division weather operations, reads a defense advanced GPS receiver during a certification field exercise (CFX), July 31, 2019, at Camp Bowie Training Center, Texas. The CFX was designed to evaluate the squadron’s overall tactical ability and readiness to provide the U.S. Army with full spectrum environmental support to the Joint Task Force (JTF) fight. The CFX immersed Airmen into all the aspects of what could come with a deployment such as Land Navigation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Eugene Oliver)

Master Sgt. Ryan Kegler, 3d Weather Squadron Det 1 section chief of division weather operations, reads a defense advanced GPS receiver during a certification field exercise (CFX), July 31, 2019, at Camp Bowie Training Center, Texas. The CFX was designed to evaluate the squadron’s overall tactical ability and readiness to provide the U.S. Army with full spectrum environmental support to the Joint Task Force (JTF) fight. The CFX immersed Airmen into all the aspects of what could come with a deployment such as Land Navigation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Eugene Oliver)

Staff Weather Officers from the 3d Weather Squadron, attempt to locate a check point during a certification field exercise (CFX), July 31, 2019, at Camp Bowie Training Center, Texas. The CFX was designed to evaluate the squadron’s overall tactical ability and readiness to provide the U.S. Army with full spectrum environmental support to the Joint Task Force (JTF) fight. The CFX immersed Airmen into all the aspects of what could come with a deployment such as Land Navigation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Eugene Oliver)

Staff Weather Officers from the 3d Weather Squadron, attempt to locate a check point during a certification field exercise (CFX), July 31, 2019, at Camp Bowie Training Center, Texas. The CFX was designed to evaluate the squadron’s overall tactical ability and readiness to provide the U.S. Army with full spectrum environmental support to the Joint Task Force (JTF) fight. The CFX immersed Airmen into all the aspects of what could come with a deployment such as Land Navigation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Eugene Oliver)

A Staff Weather Officer from the 3d Weather Squadron, plots out coordinates during a certification field exercise (CFX), July 31, 2019, at Camp Bowie Training Center, Texas. The CFX was designed to evaluate the squadron’s overall tactical ability and readiness to provide the U.S. Army with full spectrum environmental support to the Joint Task Force (JTF) fight. The CFX immersed Airmen into all the aspects of what could come with a deployment such as Land Navigation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Eugene Oliver)
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A Staff Weather Officer from the 3d Weather Squadron, plots out coordinates during a certification field exercise (CFX), July 31, 2019, at Camp Bowie Training Center, Texas. The CFX was designed to evaluate the squadron’s overall tactical ability and readiness to provide the U.S. Army with full spectrum environmental support to the Joint Task Force (JTF) fight. The CFX immersed Airmen into all the aspects of what could come with a deployment such as Land Navigation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Eugene Oliver)

Airman Brooke Brown, 3d Weather Squadron weather forecaster, reads a kestrel meter during a certification field exercise (CFX), July 31, 2019, at Camp Bowie Training Center, Texas. The CFX was designed to evaluate the squadron’s overall tactical ability and readiness to provide the U.S. Army with full spectrum environmental support to the Joint Task Force (JTF) fight. The CFX immersed Airmen into all the aspects of what could come with a deployment such as Land Navigation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Eugene Oliver)
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Airman Brooke Brown, 3d Weather Squadron weather forecaster, reads a kestrel meter during a certification field exercise (CFX), July 31, 2019, at Camp Bowie Training Center, Texas. The CFX was designed to evaluate the squadron’s overall tactical ability and readiness to provide the U.S. Army with full spectrum environmental support to the Joint Task Force (JTF) fight. The CFX immersed Airmen into all the aspects of what could come with a deployment such as Land Navigation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Eugene Oliver)

Staff Weather Officers from the 3d Weather Squadron plot out coordinates during a certification field exercise (CFX), July 31, 2019, at Camp Bowie Training Center, Texas. The CFX was designed to evaluate the squadron’s overall tactical ability and readiness to provide the U.S. Army with full spectrum environmental support to the Joint Task Force (JTF) fight. The CFX immersed Airmen into all the aspects of what could come with a deployment such as Land Navigation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Eugene Oliver)
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Staff Weather Officers from the 3d Weather Squadron plot out coordinates during a certification field exercise (CFX), July 31, 2019, at Camp Bowie Training Center, Texas. The CFX was designed to evaluate the squadron’s overall tactical ability and readiness to provide the U.S. Army with full spectrum environmental support to the Joint Task Force (JTF) fight. The CFX immersed Airmen into all the aspects of what could come with a deployment such as Land Navigation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Eugene Oliver)

Airman 1st Class Joshua Roberts, 3d Weather Squadron weather forecaster, attempts to treat a simulated victim during a certification field exercise (CFX), July 31, 2019, at Camp Bowie Training Center, Texas. The CFX was designed to evaluate the squadron’s overall tactical ability and readiness to provide the U.S. Army with full spectrum environmental support to the Joint Task Force (JTF) fight. The CFX immersed Airmen into all the aspects of what could come with a deployment such as self-aid buddy care. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Eugene Oliver)
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Airman 1st Class Joshua Roberts, 3d Weather Squadron weather forecaster, attempts to treat a simulated victim during a certification field exercise (CFX), July 31, 2019, at Camp Bowie Training Center, Texas. The CFX was designed to evaluate the squadron’s overall tactical ability and readiness to provide the U.S. Army with full spectrum environmental support to the Joint Task Force (JTF) fight. The CFX immersed Airmen into all the aspects of what could come with a deployment such as self-aid buddy care. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Eugene Oliver)

Staff Sgt. Austin Buckhalter, right, 3d Weather Squadron weather forecaster, and Tech Sgt. Nicolas Graham, 3 WS Det 2 NCO in charge of Brigade Combat Team weather operations, plot out coordinates during a certification field exercise (CFX), July 31, 2019, at Camp Bowie Training Center, Texas. The CFX was designed to evaluate the squadron’s overall tactical ability and readiness to provide the U.S. Army with full spectrum environmental support to the Joint Task Force (JTF) fight. The CFX immersed Airmen into all the aspects of what could come with a deployment such as Land Navigation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Eugene Oliver)
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Staff Sgt. Austin Buckhalter, right, 3d Weather Squadron weather forecaster, and Tech Sgt. Nicolas Graham, 3 WS Det 2 NCO in charge of Brigade Combat Team weather operations, plot out coordinates during a certification field exercise (CFX), July 31, 2019, at Camp Bowie Training Center, Texas. The CFX was designed to evaluate the squadron’s overall tactical ability and readiness to provide the U.S. Army with full spectrum environmental support to the Joint Task Force (JTF) fight. The CFX immersed Airmen into all the aspects of what could come with a deployment such as Land Navigation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Eugene Oliver)

Staff Weather Officers from the 3d Weather Squadron, discuss strategy during a certification field exercise (CFX), July 31, 2019, at Camp Bowie Training Center, Texas. The CFX was designed to evaluate the squadron’s overall tactical ability and readiness to provide the U.S. Army with full spectrum environmental support to the Joint Task Force (JTF) fight. The CFX immersed Airmen into all the aspects of what could come with a deployment such as Land Navigation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Eugene Oliver)
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Staff Weather Officers from the 3d Weather Squadron, discuss strategy during a certification field exercise (CFX), July 31, 2019, at Camp Bowie Training Center, Texas. The CFX was designed to evaluate the squadron’s overall tactical ability and readiness to provide the U.S. Army with full spectrum environmental support to the Joint Task Force (JTF) fight. The CFX immersed Airmen into all the aspects of what could come with a deployment such as Land Navigation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Eugene Oliver)

Airman 1st Class Mark Dunlop, 3d Weather Squadron weather forecaster, looks down the sight of his M4 Carbine during a certification field exercise (CFX), July 31, 2019, at Camp Bowie Training Center, Texas. The CFX was designed to evaluate the squadron’s overall tactical ability and readiness to provide the U.S. Army with full spectrum environmental support to the Joint Task Force (JTF) fight. The CFX immersed Airmen into all the aspects of what could come with a deployment such as Land Navigation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Eugene Oliver)
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Airman 1st Class Mark Dunlop, 3d Weather Squadron weather forecaster, looks down the sight of his M4 Carbine during a certification field exercise (CFX), July 31, 2019, at Camp Bowie Training Center, Texas. The CFX was designed to evaluate the squadron’s overall tactical ability and readiness to provide the U.S. Army with full spectrum environmental support to the Joint Task Force (JTF) fight. The CFX immersed Airmen into all the aspects of what could come with a deployment such as Land Navigation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Eugene Oliver)

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