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  • 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.
  • CSAF Goldfein: Fight's on

    Nine members of the 403rd Wing attended the Air Force Association’s 2018 Air, Space & Cyber Conference, Sept. 17-19 in Maryland, where they learned about new Air Force and Air Force Reserve Command priorities.
  • New command chief wants to help Airmen prepare for their future

    The 403rd Wing selected a new command chief master sergeant to begin serving the wing. Chief Master Sgt. Amanda Stift was chosen in April 2018 to take up the mantle of the wing’s new command chief master sergeant, and she is scheduled to begin serving officially in that role Nov. 1, 2018.
  • 403d Wing introduces new Yellow Ribbon Reintegration Program coordinator

    Tech. Sgt. Dishau JeanJacques, a member of the 403rd Force Support Squadron at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, became the 403rd Wing’s newest Yellow Ribbon Reintegration Program coordinator Aug.15, 2018.
  • Air Force Reserve accepting Mandatory Separation Date and High Year of Tenure extension requests

    Air Force Reserve announced a temporary initiative for Reserve Citizen Airmen to request to serve beyond their Mandatory Separation or High Year of Tenure Date.
  • U.S. Naval Academy tests waters with Hurricane Hunters

    When the subject of summer internships comes up, thoughts like fetching coffee and doing paperwork or answering phone calls comes to mind.What does not come to mind is working 10,000 feet in the air in an U.S. Air Force Reserve WC-130J flying through a hurricane for the sake of research.For the Oceanography Department at the United States Naval
  • Hurricane Florence edges closer to East Coast, Hurricane Hunters continue reconnaissance

    As the storm moves closer to the East Coast, members of the 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron continue to fly through Hurricane Florence from the Air Dominance Center, Combat Readiness Training Center, Savannah, Georgia.“The mission has gone very well, with 100 percent mission success," said Lt. Col. Thomas Moffatt, 53rd WRS navigator and
  • Hurricane Hunters fly Florence, conduct search and rescue

    Members of the U.S. Air Force Reserve’s 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron assisted the U.S. Coast Guard with a search and rescue mission today, locating a white 41-foot Bali sailing catamaran after completing their mission for Hurricane Florence. The vessel was making a trans-Atlantic voyage from Portugal to the Bahamas, and was not
  • 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.
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