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U.S. Air Force Capt. Allen Thill, right, assists Senior Airman Timothy Wigton with finding information in an Air Force Instruction manual in Little Falls, Minn., June 12, 2014. Wigton is in the last phase of his upgrade skill training during which he was evaluated on his knowledge of weather. 

(U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Amy M. Lovgren/Released)

U.S. Air Force Capt. Allen Thill, right, assists Senior Airman Timothy Wigton with finding information in an Air Force Instruction manual in Little Falls, Minn., June 12, 2014. Wigton is in the last phase of his upgrade skill training during which he was evaluated on his knowledge of weather. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Amy M. Lovgren/Released)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Timothy Wigton, 208th Weather Flight, reviews weather conditions over the East Coast while in Little Falls, Minn., June 12, 2014. Wigton is in the last phase of his upgrade skill training during which he was evaluated on his knowledge of weather. 

(U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Amy M. Lovgren/Released)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Timothy Wigton, 208th Weather Flight, reviews weather conditions over the East Coast while in Little Falls, Minn., June 12, 2014. Wigton is in the last phase of his upgrade skill training during which he was evaluated on his knowledge of weather. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Amy M. Lovgren/Released)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Timothy Wigton, 208th Weather Flight, points out East Coast weather conditions while in Little Falls, Minn., June 12, 2014. Wigton is in the last phase of his upgrade skill training during which he was evaluated on his knowledge of weather. 


(U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Amy M. Lovgren/Released)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Timothy Wigton, 208th Weather Flight, points out East Coast weather conditions while in Little Falls, Minn., June 12, 2014. Wigton is in the last phase of his upgrade skill training during which he was evaluated on his knowledge of weather. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Amy M. Lovgren/Released)

U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. James Emery, right, and Senior Airman Timothy Wigton, both from the 208th Weather Flight, collect weather information in Little Falls, Minn., June 12, 2014. Emery and Wigton participated in a training exercise with the Minnesota Army National Guard, Charlie Company, 834th Aviation Support Battalion where they provide up to date weather conditions for the pilots. 

(U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Amy M. Lovgren/Released)

U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. James Emery, right, and Senior Airman Timothy Wigton, both from the 208th Weather Flight, collect weather information in Little Falls, Minn., June 12, 2014. Emery and Wigton participated in a training exercise with the Minnesota Army National Guard, Charlie Company, 834th Aviation Support Battalion where they provide up to date weather conditions for the pilots. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Amy M. Lovgren/Released)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Timothy Wigton, 208th Weather Flight, gazes through a Laser Range Finder (LRF) in Little Falls, Minn., June 12, 2014. Wigton operates the LRF to determine the distance of objects during periods of adverse weather conditions. This helps insure the safety of aircraft throughout landing and take-off.

(U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Amy M. Lovgren/Released)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Timothy Wigton, 208th Weather Flight, gazes through a Laser Range Finder (LRF) in Little Falls, Minn., June 12, 2014. Wigton operates the LRF to determine the distance of objects during periods of adverse weather conditions. This helps insure the safety of aircraft throughout landing and take-off. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Amy M. Lovgren/Released)

U.S. Air Force Capt. Allen Thill, right, assists Senior Airman Timothy Wigton with finding information in an Air Force Instruction manual in Little Falls, Minn., June 12, 2014. Wigton is in the last phase of his upgrade skill training during which he was evaluated on his knowledge of weather. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Amy M. Lovgren/Released)