by Debbie Gildea
Air Force Personnel Center Public Affairs
8/31/2012 - JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO - RANDOLPH,Texas (AFNS) -- The Weather Officer Squadron Commander Candidate Selection Board, which convened here in July, named 21 lieutenant colonels, lieutenant colonel-selects and majors as command candidates, said Air Force Personnel Center officials.
"Those selected will compete for 12 projected weather squadron command vacancies in 2013," said Capt. Jimmy Odom, weather officer assignment chief. "It was a very competitive process, and although some candidates will not be selected for weather command opportunities, they remain eligible for other command opportunities throughout the calendar year."
Possible command opportunities available for those who are not selected to lead a weather squadron include 365-day extended deployment squadron command, Air Education and Training Command recruiting and training squadron command and Reserve Office Training Corps requirements.
Command matches are expected to be announced the end of October, Odom said.
To see the list of candidates, go to the myPers website at https://mypers.af.mil, select the "search all components option" and enter "weather command candidates" in the search window.