Tech. Sgt. Omar Nurse uses a kestrel meter to check if current weather conditions match the main weather sensor data at Forward Operating Base Shank, Afghanistan, Oct. 7, 2012. The 19th Expeditionary Weather Squadron provides Army ground commanders with accurate and real-time weather conditions and offers alternative options to help commanders make informed decisions on combat operations. Nurse is a battlefield weather forecaster with the 19th EWS. A kestrel is a hand held wind and weather meter capable of monitoring and reporting an exhaustive list of environmental parameters. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Jonathan Snyder)
11/2/2012 - FORT GEORGE G. MEADE, Md. (AFNS) -- This week's photos feature Airmen around the globe involved in activities supporting expeditionary operations and defending America. This weekly feature showcases the men and women of the Air Force.