Now you can find out in season one of The Weather Channel's new character-driven documentary series that takes you up close and personal with the 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron "Hurricane Hunters" of Air Force Reserve Command's 403rd Wing, Keesler Air Force Base, Miss.
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WRS stands for Weather Reconnaissance Squadron (USAF)
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Samples in periodicals archive:
Hurricane Hunters" follows the Air Force's 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron based in Biloxi, MS, whose mission is to fly planes into hurricanes to better understand them and gather key meteorological data that can only be captured by flying into the eye of the storm.
On 17 May 1946, Atlantic hurricane reconnaissance was furthered by the establishment of Weather Reconnaissance Squadron (VPW) 3 at NAS Miami flying PB4Y-2M Privateers.
Ride with the Air Force Reserve's 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron on a virtual trip into the eye of a hurricane.
Justin James, a weather reconnaissance loadmaster with the 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron, Keesler Air Force Base, Miss.
Roy Deatherage of the 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron.
Matt Couch, a loadmaster with the 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron, communicates with the pilot as they prepare for a 10-hour mission into the remnant of Hurricane Felicia at Hickam Air Force Base, Hawaii, in August.
Keesler AFB is also home to the 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron.