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  • Weather units earn command honors

    The Air Force Reserve Command recognized two 403rd Wing units for excellence in the weather career field. The 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron is the Weather Squadron of the Year and the 5th Operational Weather Flight is the Weather Organization of the Year. Also known as the Air Force Reserve Hurricane Hunters, the 53rd WRS is the only
  • Reservists have until Dec. 31 to opt into Blended Retirement System

    Reserve Citizen Airmen eligible to opt in to the Blended Retirement System have unitl Dec. 31 to make the election in myPay.
  • Exercise tests wing’s ability to survive and operate

    Members of the 403rd Wing participated in an exercise here Saturday of the November 2018 Unit Training Assembly to test their ability to survive and operate in a deployed environment.
  • 403rd Wing conducting readiness exercise Saturday

    Base and Biloxi residents may hear an increase in noise over the weekend as the Air Force Reserve’s 403rd Wing will be conducting a readiness exercise Saturday from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. during the November Unit Training Assembly.
  • Hurricane Willa strikes Mexico

    The Air Force Reserve 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron, or Hurricane Hunters, geared up and flew into Hurricane Willa to gather important weather data.
  • First deployment: 803rd AMXS proves up to task in first two years

    Since its September 2016 induction into the 403rd Maintenance Group, flexibility has been a strong component in the function and success of the 803rd AMXS. For a new squadron still in the process of recruiting members, the 803rd AMXS had to find a way to fulfill its first deployment mission, where they were tasked to maintain the C-130Js of the 815th Airlift Squadron, the “Flying Jennies”
  • Jump Time!

    One 815th Airlift Squadron aircrew completed multiple flights, Oct. 3-5, 2018, as part of a joint forces training opportunity with the U.S. Army John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center and School, the Military Freefall School, which covers all aspects of military freefall parachuting.
  • New commander takes reigns at 403rd AMXS

    Maj. Kelly Soich (right) takes the 403rd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron guidon from Col. Jay Johnson, 403rd Maintenance Group commander, during a change of command ceremony held Oct. 14, 2018, at the Roberts Consolidated Aircraft Maintenance Facility, Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi. Soich took command of the 403rd AMXS after the previous
  • Hurricane Hunters inside eye as Michael makes landfall

    The 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron started flying into Hurricane Michael Sunday and over the next four days observed it intensify from a possible tropical depression to a Category 4 storm, which made landfall near Mexico Beach, Florida at 12:30 p.m. today.
  • 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.