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  • 403d Wing introduces new Yellow Ribbon Reintegration Program coordinator

    Tech. Sgt. Dishau JeanJacques, a member of the 403rd Force Support Squadron at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, became the 403rd Wing’s newest Yellow Ribbon Reintegration Program coordinator Aug.15, 2018.
  • Air Force Reserve accepting Mandatory Separation Date and High Year of Tenure extension requests

    Air Force Reserve announced a temporary initiative for Reserve Citizen Airmen to request to serve beyond their Mandatory Separation or High Year of Tenure Date.
  • U.S. Naval Academy tests waters with Hurricane Hunters

    When the subject of summer internships comes up, thoughts like fetching coffee and doing paperwork or answering phone calls comes to mind.What does not come to mind is working 10,000 feet in the air in an U.S. Air Force Reserve WC-130J flying through a hurricane for the sake of research.For the Oceanography Department at the United States Naval
  • Hurricane Florence edges closer to East Coast, Hurricane Hunters continue reconnaissance

    As the storm moves closer to the East Coast, members of the 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron continue to fly through Hurricane Florence from the Air Dominance Center, Combat Readiness Training Center, Savannah, Georgia.“The mission has gone very well, with 100 percent mission success," said Lt. Col. Thomas Moffatt, 53rd WRS navigator and
  • Hurricane Hunters fly Florence, conduct search and rescue

    Members of the U.S. Air Force Reserve’s 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron assisted the U.S. Coast Guard with a search and rescue mission today, locating a white 41-foot Bali sailing catamaran after completing their mission for Hurricane Florence. The vessel was making a trans-Atlantic voyage from Portugal to the Bahamas, and was not
  • AF Reserve to convene officer continuation board

    Air Force Reserve Command will convene an officer continuation board Jan. 28 to Feb. 2, 2019, in conjunction with the CY19 Majors selection board, to offer Reserve Citizen Airmen in critical career fields who are nearing separation the opportunity to continue serving.
  • 403rd Wing holds commanders calls

    On Saturday, Col. Jennie R. Johnson, 403rd Wing commander, held her first commander’s calls since she and other Air Force Reserve Citizen Airmen from the 815th Airlift Squadron, 803rd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron and other 403rd Wing personnel returned from their deployment to Southwest Asia in support of Operations Freedom Sentinel and Inherent
  • McCraine takes command of 403rd Mission Support Group

    Lt. Col. Rodney E. McCraine assumed command of the 403rd Mission Support Group during a ceremony presided over by Col. Jennie R. Johnson, 403rd Wing commander, at the Roberts Consolidated Aircraft Maintenance Facility at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Saturday. McCraine comes to the 403rd MSG from the Air War College at Air University,
  • Hurricane Hunters fly Hurricanes Florence, Olivia

    The Air Force Reserve’s 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron is flying missions into Hurricane Florence over the Atlantic Ocean and Hurricane Olivia over the Pacific Ocean this week. The 53rd WRS is the only Defense Department unit that flies reconnaissance missions into severe tropical weather during the hurricane season, June 1 through Nov. 30,
  • 403rd Wing evacuates aircraft, continues Tropical Storm Gordon reconnaissance

    The Air Force Reserve’s 403rd Wing relocated its aircraft, flown by both the Hurricane Hunters and the 815th Airlift Squadron, to Ellington Field, Texas, today as Tropical Storm Gordon makes its way toward the Gulf Coast. “We are moving aircraft as a precautionary measure ahead of Tropical Storm Gordon, and so we can continue the mission,” said
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