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A Tyndall Airman received the 2013 Headquarters United States Air Force Battlefield Weather company grade officer of the year.
1st Lt. Melissa Emely, 325th Operational Support Squadron weather flight, flight commander, showed boundless leadership while deployed in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.
"As the Combat Aviation Brigade officer in charge, I was responsible for leading 18 Airmen across four forward operating bases," said Emely. "I secured NATO approval for a critical weather radar, which increased situational awareness and