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  • COVID-19 Vaccine: What Airmen should know

    The delta variant of the coronavirus has spread across the Mississippi Gulf Coast causing a surge in cases and an increase in hospitalizations.The devastating effects of COVID-19 on patients is something Master Sgt. Felicia Johnson, an Air Force Reserve medic with the 403rd Aeromedical Staging Squadron, deals with daily in her civilian job as a
  • Wing announces August enlisted promotions

    The 403rd Wing congratulates the following Reserve Citizen Airmen who were promoted for August 2021.AirmanAaliyah A. Fisher, 403rd Force Support SquadronJacoby P. Mark, 403rd FSSXenia Monet Sam, 41st Aerial Port SquadronChristian D. Young, 403rd Mission Support Group Airman First ClassMatthew D. Devine, 36th Aeromedical Evacuation SquadronJenna M.
  • Not-So-Undercover Boss: Commander visits LRS

    Col. Stuart M. Rubio, 403rd Wing commander, assists Tech. Sgt. Melvin Tucker, 403rd Logistics Readiness Squadron fuels operator, in carrying a hose from a fuel truck to a C-130J Super Hercules aircraft at Keesler Air Force Base, Miss., Aug. 7, 2021. Rubio met with the Reserve Citizen Airmen of the petroleum, oils and lubricants shop, aka POL, as
  • 403rd ASTS receives new facility

    The 403rd Aeromedical Staging Squadron held a ribbon cutting ceremony for their new facility at Keesler Air Force Base, Miss., Aug. 6.“The squadron has been split between two buildings so bringing all members of the unit together under one roof, has been a goal of ASTS leadership for several years,” said Chief Master Sgt. Jessica McBride, 403rd
  • Fourth Wave: Wing Commander's August UTA Update

    Holding the 403rd Wing August Unit Training Assembly in the midst of the COVID-19 “Fourth Wave” is weighing heavily on my mind. We had some positive tests within the wing coming out of the July UTA and have had a few more in the weeks since.I’m worried by the fact that area hospitals have seen more than a 400% increase in COVID patients in the past
  • Back to school: Education benefits for reservists

    Serving in the Air Force Reserve comes with its fair share of challenges and sacrifices, but it also comes with crucial benefits, especially ones that can impact an Airman’s life far beyond their enlistment or commission.One of those benefit categories is education. Carrie Meyls of the 403rd Force Support Squadron’s Education and Training Office
  • 815th Airlift Squadron conducts training in Alaska

    The 815th Airlift Squadron participates in a training exercise at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, July 13-16, 2021. During the exercise, aircrew provided heavy-equipment airdrops, airlift for more than 1,300 paratroopers, and completed low-level flight training to challenge their tactical abilities. U.S. Army paratroopers from the 4th
  • Kendall sworn in as 26th Secretary of the Air Force

    Frank Kendall was administratively sworn in July 28 as the 26th Secretary of the Air Force.
  • 403rd ASTS participates in Delta Wellness Mission 2021

    Four Reserve Citizen Airmen from different career fields within the 403rd Wing’s Aeromedical Staging Squadron provided healthcare to three communities in three states as part of Delta Wellness Mission 2021, which ran from July 6 - 20.“Delta Wellness is a total-force mission spanning the ‘delta’ region of Mississippi, Arkansas, and Louisiana,” said
  • 403rd Wing members announced as major selects

    Col. Stuart M. Rubio, 403rd Wing commander at Keesler Air Force Base, Miss., released the names of the 11 Reserve Citizen Airman from the wing who were selected to pin on the rank of major, July 26.Congratulations to the following major selects: Mandatory Board SelectsJulie Fantaske, 403rd Operations Support SquadronForrest R. Heintz, 53rd Weather
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