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U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Christopher Hardy, from the 7th Weather Squadron, describes the radio transmitting capabilities of a Tactical Meteorological Observing System during Exercise Cadre Focus 17-1 at McCully Barracks, Germany, on Wednesday, June 14, 2017.
U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Christopher Hardy, from the 7th Weather Squadron, describes the radio transmitting capabilities of a Tactical Meteorological Observing System during Exercise Cadre Focus 17-1 at McCully Barracks, Germany, on Wednesday, June 14, 2017. (Michael B. Keller/Stars and Stripes)
U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Christopher Hardy, from the 7th Weather Squadron, describes the radio transmitting capabilities of a Tactical Meteorological Observing System during Exercise Cadre Focus 17-1 at McCully Barracks, Germany, on Wednesday, June 14, 2017.
U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Christopher Hardy, from the 7th Weather Squadron, describes the radio transmitting capabilities of a Tactical Meteorological Observing System during Exercise Cadre Focus 17-1 at McCully Barracks, Germany, on Wednesday, June 14, 2017. (Michael B. Keller/Stars and Stripes)
U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Andrew Boos, left, listens to Tech. Sgt. Christopher Hardy give instructions on configuring a Tactical Meteorological Observing System radio transmitter during Exercise Cadre Focus 17-1 at McCully Barracks, Germany, on Wednesday, June 14, 2017. Boos and Hardy are both from the 7th Weather Squadron.
U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Andrew Boos, left, listens to Tech. Sgt. Christopher Hardy give instructions on configuring a Tactical Meteorological Observing System radio transmitter during Exercise Cadre Focus 17-1 at McCully Barracks, Germany, on Wednesday, June 14, 2017. Boos and Hardy are both from the 7th Weather Squadron. (Michael B. Keller/Stars and Stripes)
Tech. Sgt. Christopher Hardy, from the 7th Weather Squadron, describes how to configure a Tactical Meteorological Observing System radio transmitter during Exercise Cadre Focus 17-1 at McCully Barracks, Germany, on Wednesday, June 14, 2017.
Tech. Sgt. Christopher Hardy, from the 7th Weather Squadron, describes how to configure a Tactical Meteorological Observing System radio transmitter during Exercise Cadre Focus 17-1 at McCully Barracks, Germany, on Wednesday, June 14, 2017. (Michael B. Keller/Stars and Stripes)
U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Athon Arant, right, observes Master Sgt. Steven Hollatz connecting a radio modem to a Tactical Meteorological Observing System during Exercise Cadre Focus 17-1 at McCully Barracks, Germany, on Wednesday, June 14, 2017.
U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Athon Arant, right, observes Master Sgt. Steven Hollatz connecting a radio modem to a Tactical Meteorological Observing System during Exercise Cadre Focus 17-1 at McCully Barracks, Germany, on Wednesday, June 14, 2017. (Michael B. Keller/Stars and Stripes)
Airman 1st Class Athon Arant demonstrates how to assemble a Tactical Meteorological Observing System for Polish and Hungarian weather troops during Exercise Cadre Focus 17-1 at McCully Barracks, Germany, on Wednesday, June 14, 2017.
Airman 1st Class Athon Arant demonstrates how to assemble a Tactical Meteorological Observing System for Polish and Hungarian weather troops during Exercise Cadre Focus 17-1 at McCully Barracks, Germany, on Wednesday, June 14, 2017. (Michael B. Keller/Stars and Stripes)
Airman 1st Class Andrew Boos assembles a Tactical Meteorological Observing System during a timed certification test at McCully Barracks, Germany, on Wednesday, June 14, 2017.
Airman 1st Class Andrew Boos assembles a Tactical Meteorological Observing System during a timed certification test at McCully Barracks, Germany, on Wednesday, June 14, 2017. (Michael B. Keller/Stars and Stripes)
U.S. airmen, Polish soldiers and Hungarian soldiers assemble a Tactical Meteorological Observing System during Exercise Cadre Focus 17-1 at McCully Barracks, Germany, on Wednesday, June 14, 2017.
U.S. airmen, Polish soldiers and Hungarian soldiers assemble a Tactical Meteorological Observing System during Exercise Cadre Focus 17-1 at McCully Barracks, Germany, on Wednesday, June 14, 2017. (Michael B. Keller/Stars and Stripes)

MCCULLY BARRACKS, Germany — German, Polish and Hungarian weather troops attended a training event hosted by the 7th Weather Squadron at McCully Barracks in Wackernheim.

Airmen from the squadron and their guests were given a briefing on Wednesday on the full capabilities of Tactical Meteorological Observing System and an assembly demonstration.

Several squadron members were also certified on configuring the system’s radio modem and given a timed assembly test.

The training event was part of the broader, multi-day Exercise Cadre Focus 17-1 that is designed to ensure 7th WS members are capable of performing army weather support duties.

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