J u a n   C a r l o s   ("Huracanero")
P r a d a s - B e r g n e s
Juan C. Pradas-Bergnes
Electronics Crew Chief
N49RF NOAA/OMAO/AOC/SED
The NOAA Hurricane Hunters
  

Born: 2/22/1959 Havana, Cuba
College: Glendale Community College, Glendale California
Florida Keys Community College, Key West, Florida (AA)
University: Florida International University, Miami, Florida
University Of South Florida, Tampa Florida

Service:
U.S. Air Force (1976-1984)

Stations:
1) Kirkland AFB, Albuquerque, New Mexico
2) Bergstrom AFB, Austin, Texas
3) Kadina AFB, Okinawa Japan

Duties:
1. Work Readiness Spares Kits (WRSK)
2. Aerial Photographer
3. Aircrew member C130, CH53, C141, F86,F4

Current Position:
Electronics Technician/Technical Crew Chief with the Engineering and Technical Support Branch (E&TSB), System Engineering Division (SED), Aircraft Operations Center (AOC), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), United States Department of Commerce (USDC). The AOC is located at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida.

Duties:
1. Hurricane Hunter (89 eye penetrations).
2. Electronics Tech.
3. NASR Safety Officer.
4. Electronic Crew Chief N49RF (GIV).
5. System Administrator (UNIX).


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