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Radar, Airfield, and Weather Systems Airman maintains vital air traffic communications

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Christopher Kiebach, 325th Operations Support Squadron Radar, Airfield, and Weather Systems supervisor has a conversation at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, Nov. 26, 2019. Kiebach and his team maintain air traffic and control systems for Tyndall including all means of communication from air traffic controllers to aircraft operators via radio, as well as interagency communication via telephones. Kiebach is originally from Sierra Vista, Arizona, and has been in the service for ten years. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Magen M. Reeves)

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Christopher Kiebach, 325th Operations Support Squadron Radar, Airfield, and Weather Systems supervisor has a conversation at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, Nov. 26, 2019. Kiebach and his team maintain air traffic and control systems for Tyndall including all means of communication from air traffic controllers to aircraft operators via radio, as well as interagency communication via telephones. Kiebach is originally from Sierra Vista, Arizona, and has been in the service for ten years. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Magen M. Reeves)

U.S. Air Force Col. Brian Laidlaw, 325th Fighter Wing commander, left, talks to U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Christopher Kiebach, 325th Operations Support Squadron Radar, Airfield, and Weather Systems supervisor, canter, and U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Richard Oliver 325th OSS RAWS noncommissioned officer in charge at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, Nov. 26, 2019. Kiebach and his team maintain air traffic and control systems for Tyndall including all means of communication from air traffic controllers to aircraft operators via radio, as well as interagency communication via telephones. The unit uses transmitter towers, located at vantage points across the base's flight line. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Magen M. Reeves)

U.S. Air Force Col. Brian Laidlaw, 325th Fighter Wing commander, left, talks to U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Christopher Kiebach, 325th Operations Support Squadron Radar, Airfield, and Weather Systems supervisor, canter, and U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Richard Oliver 325th OSS RAWS noncommissioned officer in charge at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, Nov. 26, 2019. Kiebach and his team maintain air traffic and control systems for Tyndall including all means of communication from air traffic controllers to aircraft operators via radio, as well as interagency communication via telephones. The unit uses transmitter towers, located at vantage points across the base's flight line. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Magen M. Reeves)

U.S. Air Force Col. Brian Laidlaw, 325th Fighter Wing commander, left, talks to U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Christopher Kiebach, 325th Operations Support Squadron Radar, Airfield, and Weather Systems supervisor, right at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, Nov. 26, 2019. Kiebach and his team maintain air traffic and control systems for Tyndall including all means of communication from air traffic controllers to aircraft operators via radio, as well as interagency communication via telephones. Kiebach was selected to represent the 325th Operations Group during the month's Airman Shadow program, which embeds with wing commander into a unit to see how Airmen perform day-to-day duties in support of the 325th Fighter Wing mission. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Magen M. Reeves)

U.S. Air Force Col. Brian Laidlaw, 325th Fighter Wing commander, left, talks to U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Christopher Kiebach, 325th Operations Support Squadron Radar, Airfield, and Weather Systems supervisor, right at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, Nov. 26, 2019. Kiebach and his team maintain air traffic and control systems for Tyndall including all means of communication from air traffic controllers to aircraft operators via radio, as well as interagency communication via telephones. Kiebach was selected to represent the 325th Operations Group during the month's Airman Shadow program, which embeds with wing commander into a unit to see how Airmen perform day-to-day duties in support of the 325th Fighter Wing mission. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Magen M. Reeves)

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Christopher Kiebach, 325th Operations Support Squadron Radar, Airfield, and Weather Systems supervisor, locks up a critical resource at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, Nov. 26, 2019. Kiebach, originally from Sierra Vista, Arizona, was selected to represent the 325th Operations Group during the month's Airman Shadow program, which embeds with wing commander into a unit to see how Airmen perform day-to-day duties in support of the 325th Fighter Wing mission. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Magen M. Reeves)

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Christopher Kiebach, 325th Operations Support Squadron Radar, Airfield, and Weather Systems supervisor, locks up a critical resource at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, Nov. 26, 2019. Kiebach, originally from Sierra Vista, Arizona, was selected to represent the 325th Operations Group during the month's Airman Shadow program, which embeds with wing commander into a unit to see how Airmen perform day-to-day duties in support of the 325th Fighter Wing mission. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Magen M. Reeves)

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Christopher Kiebach, 325th Operations Support Squadron Radar, Airfield, and Weather supervisor, left, briefs U.S. Air Force Col, Brian Laidlaw, 325th Fighter Wing commander, center, and U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Richard Oliver, 325th OSS RAWS noncommissioned officer in charge at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, Nov. 26, 2019. Kiebach have a tour of the unit's work center to Laidlaw, discussed manning, operations, and the status for new and old equipment used for the base's mission. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Magen M. Reeves)

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Christopher Kiebach, 325th Operations Support Squadron Radar, Airfield, and Weather supervisor, left, briefs U.S. Air Force Col, Brian Laidlaw, 325th Fighter Wing commander, center, and U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Richard Oliver, 325th OSS RAWS noncommissioned officer in charge at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, Nov. 26, 2019. Kiebach have a tour of the unit's work center to Laidlaw, discussed manning, operations, and the status for new and old equipment used for the base's mission. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Magen M. Reeves)

U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Richard Oliver, 325th Operations Support Squadron Radar, Airfield, and Weather System noncommissioned in charge participates in a briefing at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, Nov. 26, 2019. Oliver and his team of Airmen maintain air traffic and control systems for Tyndall including all means of communication from air traffic controllers to aircraft operators via radio, as well as interagency communication via telephones. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Magen M. Reeves)

U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Richard Oliver, 325th Operations Support Squadron Radar, Airfield, and Weather System noncommissioned in charge participates in a briefing at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, Nov. 26, 2019. Oliver and his team of Airmen maintain air traffic and control systems for Tyndall including all means of communication from air traffic controllers to aircraft operators via radio, as well as interagency communication via telephones. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Magen M. Reeves)

U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Richard Oliver, 325th Operations Support Squadron Radar, Airfield and Weather Systems noncommissioned officer in charge, left, U.S. Air Force Col. Brian Laidlaw, 325th Fighter Wing commander, center, and U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Christopher Kiebach, 325th OSS RAWS supervisor, right, stand at the base of a transmitter tower at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, Nov. 26, 2019. Kiebach was selected to represent the 325th Operations Group during the month's Airman Shadow program, which embeds with wing commander into a unit to see how Airmen perform day-to-day duties in support of the 325th Fighter Wing mission. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Magen M. Reeves)

U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Richard Oliver, 325th Operations Support Squadron Radar, Airfield and Weather Systems noncommissioned officer in charge, left, U.S. Air Force Col. Brian Laidlaw, 325th Fighter Wing commander, center, and U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Christopher Kiebach, 325th OSS RAWS supervisor, right, stand at the base of a transmitter tower at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, Nov. 26, 2019. Kiebach was selected to represent the 325th Operations Group during the month's Airman Shadow program, which embeds with wing commander into a unit to see how Airmen perform day-to-day duties in support of the 325th Fighter Wing mission. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Magen M. Reeves)

U.S. Air Force Col. Brian Laidlaw, 325th Fighter Wing commander, left, points toward a location with U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Richard Oliver, 325th Operations Support Squadron Radar, Airfield, and Weather Systems noncommissioned officer in charge, center, and U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Christopher Kiebach, 325th OSS RAWS supervisor at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, Nov. 26, 2019. Kiebach had been selected by the 325th Operations Group to showcase his duty specialty to the wing commander as part of the wing's Airman Shadow program. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Magen M. Reeves)

U.S. Air Force Col. Brian Laidlaw, 325th Fighter Wing commander, left, points toward a location with U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Richard Oliver, 325th Operations Support Squadron Radar, Airfield, and Weather Systems noncommissioned officer in charge, center, and U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Christopher Kiebach, 325th OSS RAWS supervisor at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, Nov. 26, 2019. Kiebach had been selected by the 325th Operations Group to showcase his duty specialty to the wing commander as part of the wing's Airman Shadow program. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Magen M. Reeves)

U.S. Air Force Col. Brian Laidlaw, 325th Fighter Wing commander, left, talks to U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Christopher Kiebach, 325th Operations Support Squadron Radar, Airfield, and Weather Systems supervisor at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, Nov. 26, 2019. Kiebach and his team maintain air traffic and control systems for Tyndall including all means of communication from air traffic controllers to aircraft operators via radio, as well as interagency communication via telephones. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Magen M. Reeves)

U.S. Air Force Col. Brian Laidlaw, 325th Fighter Wing commander, left, talks to U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Christopher Kiebach, 325th Operations Support Squadron Radar, Airfield, and Weather Systems supervisor at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, Nov. 26, 2019. Kiebach and his team maintain air traffic and control systems for Tyndall including all means of communication from air traffic controllers to aircraft operators via radio, as well as interagency communication via telephones. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Magen M. Reeves)

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U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Christopher Kiebach, 325th Operations Support Squadron Radar, Airfield, and Weather Systems supervisor maintains air traffic and control systems including means of communication from air traffic controllers to aircraft operators via radio, as well as interagency communication via telephones. Kiebach is originally from Sierra Vista, Arizona, and has been in the service for ten years.