1950 - Part 1
Display at Reserve Armory, Oklahoma City ~ Jan - Feb 1950
Purpose: To provide a weather equipment display for Army Reserve Units.
AN/GMD-1 and SCR-658 display
M/Sgt Plomb explaining facsimile operations to reserve officers
Cpt Knebel explaining the SCR-658 to reserve officers
Reserve officers inspecting the AN/GMD-1
Exercise "Portrex", Viques Island, Puerto Rico ~ March - April 1950
Purpose: Establish a weather station for 24 hour forecasting and observations in support of Exercise Portrex.
Weather station, inflation shelter and wind equipment
Ready to take a pibal
Display board in weather station
1st Lt Jack McDonald, weather officer
Inside weather station
Exercise "Swarmer", Congaree Air Base, SC - Maxton Airfield, NC and Camp Mackall, NC ~ Apr - May 1950
Purpose: Provide 24 hour forecasting and weather support to joint Air Force and Army maneuvers in Exercise "Swarmer"
Sequence display board
Camp Mackall Airstrip weather display board
Facsimile machine in JOC weather central
MATS Birthday Celebration, Andrews AFB, MD ~ Jun 1950
Purpose: To provide a type "G" weather station and a type "R" weather section display at the MATS birthday celebration.
Radio set SCR-658 on display
Inflation shelter and balloon on display
Mobile weather squadron vans on display
Theodolite ML-47 on display
AN/CRD1 on display
Head -on accident with lumber truck near Chattanooga, TN on return from MASTS Birthday display
Dow AFB, ME ~ Jul 1950
Purpose: Provide weather support to the 101st ANG Group in transport of F-84s to from Dow AFB and Otis AFB to Goose Bay, Labrador.
Briefing of jet pilots
F-84s on take off at Dow AFB
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