ARMY - AR 115-10
Weather Support and Services for the U.S. Army
|Publication Date:||24 February 2017|
This regulation provides policy and states responsibilities for Air Force (AF) elements engaged in meteorological support of the Army's mission and provides guidance to the Army for supporting the AF in that role. Inter-Service and intra- Service cooperation and synchronization are imperative to the establishment and maintenance of effective and efficient weather support and services in support of the Army's mission. The policy contained in this regulation guides this mutually supporting relationship. This regulation describes responsibilities of the AF to provide weather support and services to enable the Army's mission, and the responsibilities of the Army to support the AF as they develop and execute weather operations and provide weather services. This regulation assigns the Army and AF general responsibilities in the areas of operations, communications, training, administration, budget, and logistics. It includes Army and AF responsibilities for the execution of installation, garrison, and deployed (combat or field) weather operations. This publication does not address special operations forces-peculiar weather-related requirements and/or relationships.
Applicability. This regulation applies to the Active Army, the Army National Guard/Army National Guard of the United States, and the U.S. Army Reserve, unless otherwise stated. This regulation also applies to the Active Air Force, the Air National Guard, and U.S. Air Force Reserve.
Proponent and exception authority. The proponent of this regulation is the Deputy Chief of Staff, G-2, and the Air Force Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations, Plans and Requirements (Headquarters, U.S. Air Force (A3). The proponent has the authority to approve exceptions or waivers to this regulation that are consistent with controlling law and regulations. The proponent may delegate this approval authority, in writing, to a division chief within the proponent agency or its direct reporting unit or field operating agency, in the grade of colonel or the civilian equivalent. Activities may request a waiver to this regulation by providing justification that includes a full analysis of the expected benefits and must include formal review by the activity's senior legal officer. All waiver requests will be endorsed by the commander or senior leader of the requesting activity and forwarded through their higher headquarters to the policy proponent. Refer to AR 25-30 for specific guidance.