Forward Area Limited Observing Program training
Photo Credit: Sgt. Karl Williams 25th Combat Aviation Brigade Public Affairs
Sergeant A.J. Billups, an OH-58D Armament/Electrical/Avionics Systems repairer, assigned to D Troop, 2nd Squadron, 6th Cavalry Regiment, 25th Combat Aviation Brigade, uses a Kestrel pocket weather meter to measure the wind speed, altitude, humidity, and temperature during a Forward Area Limited Observing Program (FALOP) class, as Technical Sergeant Brian Fewell, a weather forecaster, assigned to Detachment 2, 1st Weather Squadron, (SWO), looks on at the Battlefield Weather Station (BWS), on Wheeler Army Airfield (WAAF), Dec 16. FALOP is a G-2 directed program designed to obtain timely weather observation in the forward areas of the battlefield. (Photo by Sgt. Karl Williams 25th Combat Aviation Brigade Public Affairs)
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