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Maj.Sean Cross is a pilot with the Hurricane Hunters, the world famous Air Force unit that flies directly into hurricanes.This is the story of his amazing career.
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There’s no such thing as an “off” season for the Air Force’s Hurricane Hunters. When they aren’t chasing summer’s deadly cyclones, they’re gearing up for their cold, blizzardly cousins.
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DoDLive Bloggers Roundtable with United States Air Force Reserve Maj. John Brady, weather officer for the 532nd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron.
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As the Air Force Reserve’s 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron, better known as the “Hurricane Hunters,” wrap up their mission flying through Hurricane Isaac, one of the unit’s pilots provided an insight into who they are and some facts and figures …
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