97 OSS makes history with first weather balloon launch

U.S. Air Force Col. Scott Linck, 97th Operations Group commander, signs a weather balloon parachute at the Sooner Drop Zone, June 15, 2023. Weather balloons are used throughout the Department of Defense, National Weather Service, and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to provide accurate readings of upper levels of the earth’s atmosphere. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Heidi Bucins)

PHOTO BY: Airman 1st Class Heidi Bucins
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