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  • Maintenance trains for crash, damaged, disabled aircraft recovery

    During the March Unit Training Assembly, members from all sections within the 403rd Maintenance Group participated in CDDAR training, whose unofficial motto is ‘hope for the best, but prepare for the worst.’
  • Care in the Air: Active, Reserve exercise enhances medical transit

    The C-130J Super Hercules flight had one reality for the flight crew and a completely different training reality for the military medical professionals in the cargo hold of the same aircraft March 10.The 815th Airlift Squadron flight crew took off from Keesler Air Force Base flew to Lakeland, Florida, then to Pope Army Airfield in Fayetteville,
  • Maintenance member a witness to 403rd Wing History

    Senior Master Sgt. Charles Moore, 803rd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron production superintendent, has seen his own personal share of the history of the 403rd Wing during his 33 years of military service at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi.“The 403rd Wing has always been in transition,” said Moore adding, “It’s never been the ‘same old 403rd’ to
  • Mission Accomplished; Chief retires after 33 years

    Airmen from the 403rd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron bid farewell to their superintendent, Chief Master Sgt. Michael Herbert, March 9 during his retirement ceremony at the Roberts Aircraft Maintenance Facility Auditorium.
  • Wing provides civic leaders insight into Air Force Reserve mission

    The 403rd Wing hosted 20 Keesler Air Force Base honorary commanders for a tour March 8 educating local civic leaders about the Air Force Reserve and its mission.The wing’s mission includes the only weather reconnaissance unit in the Department of Defense as well as tactical airlift and airdrop, aeromedical evacuation and agile combat support.Col.
  • Wing now on USAF Connect, official app of Air Force

    The 403rd Wing now has its own mobile application in U.S. Air Force Connect, the official app of the U.S. Air Force.U.S. Air Force Connect is an Air Force-wide mobile app that centralizes and increases access to information Airmen need for their careers.“The Common Access Card-enabled application can be used on the go from a personal mobile device
  • Keesler honors fallen in Special Tactics Memorial March

    U.S. Air Force Special Tactics Airmen are making the journey to pay tribute to Staff Sgt. Dylan J. Elchin, a combat controller, and 19 other Special Tactics Airmen who were killed in action after 9/11.
  • ISO Docks keep C-130J fleet flying

    To maintain standards and keep aircraft for the 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron Hurricane Hunters and the 815th Airlift Squadron Flying Jennies mission ready, the 403rd Maintenance Group employs the use of their isochronal maintenance docks.
  • 403rd Wing holds NCO; Senior NCO induction

    The induction ceremony recognized those transitioning from the Airman to the NCO tier, senior airman to staff sergeant, and from NCO to the senior NCO tier, technical sergeant to master sergeant.
  • Social media imposters: awareness, defense

    What to know about the newest social media threat: imposter accounts