Vision
Unrivaled wing responding decisively to defend freedom and continuously protect our homeland. 

Mission

Deliver diverse global capabilities by empowered Airmen serving with pride, agility and teamwork.

Units

The 403rd Wing provides command and staff supervision to assigned squadrons and flights that support tactical airlift missions. These missions include airlift of personnel, equipment and supplies. Additionally, the wing is the only unit in the Department of Defense tasked to organize, equip, train and perform all hurricane weather reconnaissance in support of the Department of Commerce. The 403rd Wing is located at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi.

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36th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron
403rd Operations Support Flight
5th Operational Weather Flight
53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron "Hurricane Hunters"
815th Airlift Squadron "Flying Jennies"

403rd Maintenance Squadron
403rd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron
Detachment 1
403rd Logistics Readiness Squadron
403rd Security Forces Squadron
403rd Force Support Squadron
41st Aerial Port Squadron
403rd Communications Flight


Employer Resources

CIVILIAN EMPLOYER RESOURCES
ESGR

(Employer Support of Guard and Reserve)

Volunteers
CIVILIAN EMPLOYER INFORMATION (CEI)
Registration

(Annual IR requirement)

Group and Squadron

Operations Group Lt. Col. Brian A. May
Mission Support Group Col. Edward C. Segura
Maintenance Group Col. Jay D. Johnson
Aeromedical Staging Sq
Col. John E. Buterbaugh

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Fact Sheets

Air Force Reserve Command
Air Force Reserve Command  |  Units by State
Headquarters AFRC
Units
403d Wing  |  815th Airlift Squadron "Flying Jennies"
53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron "Hurricane Hunters"
Weapon Systems
C-130J Hercules  |   WC-130J Hercules

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Employment

Join the AF Reserve  |  Chaplain Program 

Phone Directory

Keesler AFB, Biloxi and Gulfport area code: (228)  |  DSN: 597

Base Information 228-377-1110 Billeting 228-377-4900
Chaplain, Reserve
228-377-0400 Child Development Center 228-377-2211
Civilian Personnel 228-377-3142 Customer Service 228-377-4363
Finance, Reserve 228-377-4154  Family Readiness, Reserve 228-377-0557
Finance, 81st TRW 228-376-8225 Honor Guard 228-377-1986
Legal, 81st TRW 228-377-3510  Legal, Reserve  228-377-9073 
Public Affairs, 81st TRW 228-377-2783 Public Affairs, Reserve 228-377-2056
Protocol, 81st TRW 228-377-3359 Recruiting, Reserve 228-377-5236
Security Forces, Front Desk 228-377-3040 Shoppette 228-432-2367
Visitor Center 228-377-3844  Wall Studio 228-377-4378