Operations must go on!

Operations must go on! The 552nd Air Control Wing doesn’t let the ice and snow hold up the mission. Crews are hard at work de-icing the jets and working to get the runways suitable for use. Photo courtesy of 1Lt. Kinder Blacke.

Operations must go on! The 552nd Air Control Wing doesn’t let the ice and snow hold up the mission. Crews are hard at work de-icing the jets and working to get the runways suitable for use. Photo courtesy of 1Lt. Kinder Blacke.

Operations must go on! The 552nd Air Control Wing doesn’t let the ice and snow hold up the mission. Crews are hard at work de-icing the jets and working to get the runways suitable for use. Photo courtesy of 1Lt. Kinder Blacke.

Operations must go on! The 552nd Air Control Wing doesn’t let the ice and snow hold up the mission. Crews are hard at work de-icing the jets and working to get the runways suitable for use. Photo courtesy of 1Lt. Kinder Blacke.

Operations must go on! The 552nd Air Control Wing doesn’t let the ice and snow hold up the mission. Crews are hard at work de-icing the jets and working to get the runways suitable for use. Photo courtesy of 1Lt. Kinder Blacke.

Operations must go on! The 552nd Air Control Wing doesn’t let the ice and snow hold up the mission. Crews are hard at work de-icing the jets and working to get the runways suitable for use. Photo courtesy of 1Lt. Kinder Blacke.

29 January 2009 -- Despite the freezing rain, sleet, snow and single-digit temperatures, the 552nd Air Control Wing is working hard to maintain operational capabilities. 

Crews are on duty, de-icing the jets and plowing the runways so that the wing will continue to fulfill its mission in the face of Oklahoma's State of Emergency.