|Robert E. Birdd, Jr., of Hillsboro, WI, receives his 20 Year Service Award. The award was presented by Tom Stangeland, La Crosse, WI.||Bobby Zawacki, Cooperative Observer, Bolivar Waterworks, Bolivar, TN, receives an award recognizing his 20 plus years of unbroken service. The Award was presented by Zwemer Ingram, DAPM, NWS Memphis, TN.||Jim Bradshaw, right, of Shawnee, OK, received a 20 Year Length of Service Award. Jim is retiring but his daughter, Nancy Antosh, has agreed to carry on the family tradition and be the new Shawnee observer.|
|NWS Portland, ME,
staff James F. Brown and DAPM James R. Mansfield, presented the 20 Year
Length of Service Award to Alden C. Brown, center, at the Powder
Mill Fish Hatchery, in New Durham, NH.
||A 20 Year Length of Service Award was presented to Jay Bunyard, left, of De Queen, AR, by Marion Kuykendall, DAPM, NWS Shreveport, LA.||Observer Anna Cole was presented a 20 Year Length of Service Award for the Chanute, KS, area. Presenting the award was Leon Wasinger, Cooperative Program Manager (CPM) at NWS Wichita, KS.|
Crabb of Ridgway, CO, received a
20 Year Length of Service award from NWS Grand Junction, CO. Photo by John Kyle, DAPM from Grand Junction.
David Croy, right, was presented a
20 Year Length of Service Award for the Cottonwood Falls, KS, area. Presenting the award was Leon Wasinger, CPM, NWS Wichita, KS. Photo by Janet Spurgeon, NWS Service Hydrologist.
|Jim DeWitt of the Rangely Water Treatment Plant receives a 20 Year Length of Service award from CPM Becky Klenk of the NWS office in Grand Junction, CO. DAPM John Kyle also attended the presentation.|
|NWS Indianapolis honored Shelley Edwards of Spencer with a 20 Year Service Award. Shelley’s station in Spencer is a critical river site. He records and reports daily precipitation and river readings. Shelley’s father Thomas was the previous observer for 13 years. Pictured are Al Shipe, Service Hydrologist, Shelly Edwards, observer and Phillip Gray, HMT.||Observer Tom Francis, center, Grounds Supervisor of Mother Cabrini Shrine, Golden, CO, was presented a 20 Year Length of Service Award. Tom’s father, Carl Francis, was the previous observer from 1983 through 1988 when Tom took over the program. The award was presented by William Ray, left, HMT, and Kyle Fredin, Intern.||Rose Ann Kinard, Cooperative Observer at Grubbs, AR, received a 20 Year Length of Service Award from Mike Reid, HMT, Little Rock, AR; Jimmy Russell, DAPM, Little Rock and Zwemer Ingram, DAPM, Memphis, TN.|
|Don Harvey, center, was presented with a 20 Year Length of Service Award and Brad Harvey, left, with a 15 Year Length of Service Award for their observations at Collyer, KS. The awards were presented by John Orgler, DAPM, NWS Dodge City, KS.|| Jess
Jackson receives his 20 Year Length of Service award. Pictured with Jess
is his wife Jaunita.
||Sam Keach, left, observer at Robstown, TX, received his 20 Year Length of Service Award from Jim Purpura, Meteorologist in Charge (MIC), at NWS Corpus Christi, TX. Sam is a third generation weather observer. Observations have been taken by his family since 1922.|
|Seridan Magnani, left, of Benkelman, NE, received his 20 Year Length of Service Award from Larry Boyd, CPM, NWS Goodland, KS.||A 20 Year Length of Service Award was presented to Don Nelson, center, of Broaddus, TX, and his spouse, Namona, by Steve Griffin, HMT, NWS Shreveport, LA. Photo by Lisa Farrar, NWS Shreveport.||J.C. Pennington, right, observer at Cross, TX, received his 20 Year Length of Service Award from Dave Davenport, DAPM, Corpus Christi, TX.|
|Jim Duke, left, MIC, NWS Memphis, TN, presented a 20 Year Length of Service Award to Thad Riley of Mississippi State University, Holly Springs Research station. Thad's "assistants" are Ethan and Evan Riley.|| Lyle Sienknecht
shows off his
20 Year Length of Service award presented by Brad Fillbach, HMT, Des Moines, IA.
|NWS Aberdeen, SD, was honored to present Milton and Phyllis Stiegelmeier of Selby, SD, with a 20 Year Service Award at their retirement from the Cooperative Observing Program. Their commitment to the observer program will be missed.|
|Patrick and Diane Thelander, center and back, of Oshkosh, NE, received a 20 Year Length of Service Award. Their three kids look ready to help out!||Dr. Sidney D. Thibodeaux receiving his 20 Year Length of Service Award as a coop observer from Thibodaux, LA.||Louise Vance of Eckley, CO, was presented her 20 Year Award and pin by Vic Stegemiller, Intern, NWS Goodland, KS.|
|Annie Weems receives her 20 Year Length of Service Award. Pictured with Annie is her husband, Virgil.||Layne Wells, right, receives his 20 Year Length of Service award from Jim Klucas, NWS San Angelo, TX.|| Observer
Randy Wheatley, Adair, IA,
receives his 20 Year Length of Service award from
Marc Russell, Intern, Des Moines, IA.
|A 20 Year Length of Service Award was presented to Clifton Winkle, left of Cotton Valley, LA, by Marion Kuykendall, DAPM, NWS Shreveport, LA.|