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  • 403rd Wing Exercise: Operation Southern Comfort

    During Operation Southern Comfort held Jan 13-16, 2020, Reserve Citizen Airmen from the 403rd Wing shared living quarters, worked long hours wearing chemical protection gear and consumed brown bagged meals ready to eat called MRE’s, where you never know what you will get.
  • Leaving a legacy

    Lt. Col. David Price, 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron evaluator navigator, retires after 35 years of service.
  • New year, new 803rd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron commander

    Maj. Matthew Goldey took command of the 803rd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron during a change of command ceremony in the Roberts Consolidated Aircraft Maintenance Facility auditorium at Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. Jan. 11.
  • Sikkink leads Flying Jennies

    Taking command of a squadron comes with challenges, but to come into a Reserve squadron as an active-duty service member has its own unique opportunity.Lt. Col. Matthew Sikkink, who assumed command of the 815th Airlift Squadron, Flying Jennies, on June 6, 2019, said that he was pleasantly surprised at what he walked into when he arrived at the
  • 403rd Wing announces January promotions

    The 403rd Wing congratulates the following Reserve Citizen Airmen who were promoted for January 2020.
  • 2019: Year in Review

    This year was just as busy as the last, with 403rd Wing Reserve Citizen Airmen participating in numerous deployments, hurricane support and training exercises.“From multiple deployments to humanitarian aid to community service, the 403rd Wing’s list of accomplishments is truly astonishing,” said Col. Jeffrey A. Van Dootingh, 403rd Wing commander.
  • Reserve Citizen Airmen treat Honduran patients during medical readiness training exercise

    Twenty-one Air Force Reserve medics with the 403rd Wing took part of a Medical Readiness Training Exercise Dec. 4-18. Known as the 403rd MEDRETE 2019 Honduras, Airmen from the 403rd Aeromedical Staging Squadron and 36th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron here as well as reservists from around the country, worked with a team of doctors from the Joint Task Force-Bravo Surgeon’s Cell out of Soto Cano Air Base, to provide free medical care to the citizens of Tegucigalpa, Honduras.
  • Wing announce third quarter award winners

    The 403rd Wing announced its third quarter award winners for the July 1 through Sept. 30 period. The wing selected winners in the Airman, noncommissioned officer, senior NCO, company and field grade officer and civilian categories.
  • Mississippi resident 403rd Wing Pilot for a Day

    One local Mississippi resident received a holiday treat a little early this year. The 403rd Wing commissioned 14-year-old Charles “Payton” Burge, of Carriere, Mississippi, as an honorary Air Force Reserve second lieutenant today as part of their Pilot for a Day program. “The Gulf Coast is very supportive of the Air Force Reserve and Keesler Air
  • Family care plans ease deployment stress

    Deployments can be stressful, not only for the service members but for their families also. A family care plan can help.
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