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  • 403d leadership partner with civic leaders

    As part of a greater Gulf Coast community outreach initiative, 403rd Wing leadership partnered with local civic leaders during a joint induction ceremony here Feb. 9.
  • Wing holds commanders calls, announces award winners

    Col. Jennie Johnson, 403rd Wing commander held the first commander’s calls for 2019 during the February Unit Training Assembly Feb. 9, 2019, announcing Air Force Reserve Command and 403rd Wing award winners.The two AFRC awards announced were the Weather Squadron of the Year for 2018, going to the 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron and the Weather
  • Hurricane Hunters fly Atmospheric Rivers

    The Hurricane Hunters are working with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California to conduct operational and research weather reconnaissance drops into the Atmospheric Rivers.
  • Development and Training Flight prepares new recruits

    The Development and Training Flight program is specifically designed to prepare new recruits for the rigors of basic training as well as ensure that they remain within military standards during their time in the delayed enlistment program.
  • Attitude of gratitude key to resiliency for disabled civil servant

    It is Friday, March 21, 1997 in Yucaipa, California. The final Spring Break of high school has commenced. What better way to celebrate than with the clamor of conversation and laughter amongst good friends. The boyish compulsion to impress girls at any cost and the youthful mindset of invincibility included riding in the back of a truck on a
  • Share Your Adventure

    Many Air Force reservists chat about their duty weekends with others, but that talk can be part of the “Get 1 Now” program to keep the Air Force Reserve strong by reaching new potential recruits. “Get1Now” encourages Reserve Citizen Airmen to refer people they think would be a good Airman in the Reserve, in a peer-to-peer referral program.
  • Automated system combats Guard and Reserve evaluation backlog

    Headquarters Air Reserve Personnel Center, Buckley Air Force Base, Colo., has implemented an innovative new system to reduce the processing time for officer and enlisted performance reports.
  • Deja assumes command, 36th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron

    Lt. Col. Deborah S. Deja assumed command of the 36th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron during a ceremony held at the Keesler Medical Center Jan. 13.
  • No off season: Hurricane Hunters fly winter storms too

    The United States Air Force Reserve 403rd Wing’s 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron, more affectionately known as the Hurricane Hunters, is most well-known for doing the unfathomable—flying at 10,000 feet, sometimes less, through major tropical systems, storms and hurricanes to collect useful data. These storms generally occur during the
  • 2018: The Year in Review

    Deployments, hurricanes, and training exercises were just a few events that kept the Reserve Citizen Airmen of the 403rd Wing busy in 2018.