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  • Eight 403rd Wing members earn lieutenant colonel promotion

    Col. Stuart M. Rubio, 403rd Wing commander at Keesler Air Force Base, Miss., released the names of the eight Reserve Citizen Airmen from the wing who were selected to pin on the rank of lieutenant colonel.Congratulations to the following:Mandatory Board SelectsLt. Col. Tobi M. Baker, 53rd Weather Reconnaissance SquadronLt. Col. (S) Jeremy A.
  • Honorary Commanders inducted into 403rd Wing

    The Air Force Reserve’s 403rd Wing took part in an Honorary Commander induction ceremony alongside the 81st Training Wing and 2nd Air Force at the Bay Breeze Event Center here, today.The Honorary Commander program pairs Mississippi Gulf Coast civic and business leaders with base leadership in an effort to build partnerships and cohesion between
  • Family Care Plan: What you need to know

    As any Airman knows, a situation could arise at any time that would require them to leave their homes and their families, whether it be for a short or extended period of time.In order to ensure an available, ready force, the Air Force encourages and, in some instances, requires Airmen to have a family care plan.“As a servicemember whose spouse also
  • October enlisted promotions announced

    The 403rd Wing congratulates the following Reserve Citizen Airmen who were promoted for October 2021. Airman- Reyes A. Isham, 403rd Operations Support Squadron- Tia M. Plant, 403rd Force Support Squadron- Erick J. Pless, 403rd Maintenance Squadron Senior Airman- Daisy M. Carrillo, 403rd Security Forces Squadron- Jessica A. Crenshaw, 403rd MXS-
  • Not-So-Undercover Boss: Commander visits ISO dock

    Master Sgt. Cody Seymour, 403rd Maintenance Squadron structural shop craftsman, observes Col. Stuart M. Rubio, 403rd Wing commander, while he assists in changing out an aft bulkhead, the firewall between the engine and the aircraft's wing, at the Isochronal Inspection Dock at Keesler Air Force Base, Miss., Oct. 3, 2021. Rubio, a C-130J pilot, is
  • 41st APS Port Dawg Challenge: Team Top Dawgz takes title

    The 41st Aerial Port Squadron’s annual Port Dawg Challenge took place over the Oct. 2-3 Unit Training Assembly here with around 50  Reserve Citizen Airmen competing to win.Organizing this year’s event was Master Sgt. Taylor Landry, noncommissioned officer in charge of special handling and acting first sergeant of the 41st APS. “This is a great way
  • Hurricane Hunters wrap up Hurricane Sam missions

    Air Force Reserve’s 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron Hurricane Hunters completed their final flight into the then category 4 storm, Oct. 2.
  • 403rd Wing to beta test new UTA schedule

    The 403rd Wing is one of three units in the Air Force Reserve Command selected for a tailored training and participation beta test, which means creating and conducting a revamped Unit Training Assembly scheduled for fiscal year 2022.The other two units selected are the 315th Airlift Wing, Joint Base Charleston, South Carolina and 477th Fighter
  • AF Connect App provides reservists with information, opportunity to provide feedback

    The 403rd Wing is always looking for innovative ideas and feedback.To make it easier for Reserve Citizen Airmen, the Wing of Choice has added some new features to its mobile application in U.S. Air Force Connect, the official app of the U.S. Air Force.The wing has been part of Air Force Connect since March 2019. The Air Force-wide mobile app
  • Hurricane Hunters fly Hurricane Sam

    The Air Force Reserve’s 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron, better known as the Hurricane Hunters, flew their first mission into Hurricane Sam out of St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands, Sept. 27.First recognized as Tropical Depression 18 Sept. 22, the National Hurricane Center began monitoring the weather system located in the Atlantic Ocean, and