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  • Cube members, six sides of readiness

    The newest weapon of the Air Force Reserve Command rolled out in 2018; however, this isn’t a physical weapon. This weapon is an ongoing effort to increase and positively impact manning challenges, both military and civilian. It is called the Cube. The members of this team, who work together to positively impact our manning and that make up four sides of the Cube consist of the Force Support Officer, the Recruiting Service Flight Chief, the Wing Career Assistance Advisor, and the Civilian Personnel Liaison, while the other two sides are made up of leadership and the current 403rd Wing members.
  • Yellow Ribbon Program aids Airmen

    The 403rd Wing Yellow Ribbon Reintegration program, part of a Department of Defense effort, is designed to promote the well-being of National Guard and Reserve members, their families and communities. It also teaches Airmen and their families how to prepare for all phases of the deployment experience by providing them with knowledge that can make a long term difference in their lives.
  • Middle school students tour C-130J aircraft

    Students from the St. Martin Middle School were given a tour of the C-130J aircraft by 2nd Lt. Korey Papa, 815th Airlift Squadron pilot, today at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi. Tech. Sgt. Ronald Patton, 403rd Operations Support Squadron life support specialist, showed them some of the equipment used by the aircrew during their flights. They
  • 403rd Security Forces return home

    The 403rd Wing welcomed back more than 30 members of its Security Forces Squadron in the past few weeks from a 180-day deployment to the United Arab Emirates, where they provided security to the Al Dhafra Air Base from October 2018 to May 2019. Master Sgt. Philip Scott Weatherford, 403rd Security Forces Squadron flight sergeant, said their training had prepared them to succeed on the deployment mission.
  • Building weather-ready nation

    The purpose of the Hurricane Awareness Tour is to help create a weather-ready nation by raising awareness for the upcoming hurricane season occurring June 1 – Nov. 30, with an emphasis this year on raising awareness about inland flooding.
  • Keesler Defenders celebrate National Police Week

    The 81st SFS have a number of events scheduled throughout the week to celebrate and honor law enforcement officers, especially those who have paid the ultimate price.
  • "Fini Flight" for 403d Operations Group commander

    Col. Brian May, 403rd Operations Group commander, completed his "fini flight" in a WC-130J Super Hercules today May 10, 2019, and received the first soaking from his youngest son, Dario, who got paid back when dad grabbed him up to get soaked as they both ended up drenched by May's wife, Kathy. He has been the 403rd OG commander since August 2016
  • 403d Wing members deploy, Theater Security Package

    Members of the U.S. Air Force Reserve’s 403rd Wing deployed to Campia Turzii, Romania, as a part of a Theater Security Package in support of Operation Atlantic Resolve.
  • 815th Loadmaster back in action

    Senior Airman John Boudreaux, 815th Airlift Squadron loadmaster, recalls the night that changed his life. “I remember the headlights from the other car when it came into my lane in a curve,” said Boudreaux. He avoided a collision but his vehicle went off the road.
  • 815th Airlift Squadron supports Black Daggers' jump

    The U.S. Army Special Operations Command Parachute Demonstration Team prepares to jump out of a C-130J Super Hercules from the 815th Airlift Squadron at Keesler Air Force Base, Miss., May 3, 2019. The Black Daggers practiced their demonstration in preparation for the Thunder Over the Sound Air and Space Show May 4-5, 2019. (U.S. Air Force photo by
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