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NOAA Corps Officer Profile: Commander Danielle Varwig

NOAA Commissioned Officer Corps officers pilot and navigate NOAA's highly specialized environmental data-gathering aircraft, including the agency's fleet of "hurricane hunter" planes. In this NOAA Corps officer profile, we hear from pilot Cmdr. Danielle Varwig.

A NOAA Corps officer in a blue flightsuit standing on the stairs to a NOAA jet

Officer Profile: Lieutenant John Katchenago

Where did you grow up? 

I grew up in Wisconsin. I spent the first six years of my life in Keshena, Wisconsin, before moving with my family to Green Bay, Wisconsin. 

Where did you go to school and in what subject did you get your degree(s)? 

NOAA Corps Officer Lieutenant John Katchenago