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Thomas Birchard, senior forcaster and hurricane expert for the Central Pacific Hurricane center, shows Maj. Jon Brady, a aerial reconnaissance weather officer, computer programs used to predict a hurricane model from the weather data collected by the 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron through hurricanes. The 53rd WRS "Hurricane Hunters" aircrew and 403rd Wing maintenance personnel deployed to Hickam Air Force Base, Hawaii to fly storm missions into Hurricanes Iselle and Julio. The "Hurricane Hunters" fly storm missions in both the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans during the hurricane season which offically starts June 1 and ends Nov. 30 yearly. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Jessica Kendziorek)

PHOTO BY: Jessica L. Kendziorek
VIRIN: 140810-F-HH123-001.JPG
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