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  • Air Force Reserve takes center stage at AFA conference

    AFRC leaders played a prominent role during the conference as Lt. Gen. Richard Scobee, chief of the Air Force Reserve and AFRC commander, led discussions on “Using the Competitive Edge to Train How We Fight,” and Chief Master Sgt. Timothy White Jr., AFRC command chief master sergeant, joined a panel on “Building Enlisted Leaders.”
  • Air Force Reserve, Navy hunt hurricanes

    The U.S. Air Force Reserve 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron "Hurricane Hunters" work with the U.S. Naval Academy to "hunt" hurricanes, collecting pertinent data for the National Hurricane Center to use in their forecast models.The Hurricane Hunters fly through tropical storms that present a threat from the 55 longitude line in the Atlantic to
  • 403rd Fabrication Flight complies with OSHA standards

    Recent 81st Training Wing Bioenvironmental Engineering 2019 reports determined that the 403rd Wing’s Fabrication Flight, responsible for aircraft maintenance to include painting and sanding, complies with Occupational Safety and Health Administration standards. OSHA inspectors have been on site and have not shut the operation down, nor placed any
  • Wing announces second quarter award winners

    The 403rd Wing announced its second quarter award winners for the April. 1 through June 30 period. Winners were chosen in the Airman, noncommissioned officer, senior NCO, first sergeant, company grade officer and civilian categories.
  • Wing pauses to talk resilience: Guest speaker shares her story

    The Air Force Reserve 403rd Wing held its tactical pause during their September Unit Training Assembly as they hosted Kristen Christy, the 2018 Air Force Spouse of the Year, during their commander’s calls here Sunday.
  • Ribbon-cutting ceremony for new 36th AES building

    The Air Force Reserve 403rd Wing’s 36th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron celebrated the completion of their new facility with a ribbon-cutting ceremony Sept. 7.
  • Hurricane Hunters finish flying Dorian

    Over the last two weeks the Air Force Reserve’s 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron, aka Hurricane Hunters, have flown 25 missions in support of Hurricane Dorian.
  • 75 years, hunting hurricanes

    Hurricane stories vary from person-to-person and squadron-to-squadron, but they all seem to have one thing in common: the capability of their aircraft and the use of instruments for navigation and data collection, proving the hurricane hunters of yesterday, today and tomorrow keep the mission going.
  • Knowing Hurricane Safety

    KEESLER AIR FORCE BASE, Miss. --  Hurricane season is right around the corner occurring June 1 - November 30. Staying prepared and having a plan for the season is pertinent to surviving a potential disaster.During the 2019 Hurricane Awareness Tour, different organizations shared incites on how to prepare and stay aware of tropical weather systems
  • Flying Tropical Storm Dorian

    Three WC-130J’s and one C-130J Super Hercules aircraft from the 403rd Wing departed Keesler Air Force Base Monday for Curaçao to provide weather reconnaissance support for Tropical Storm Dorian.
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