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  • CAA: One-stop shop for career advice

    A career assistance advisor has many roles and responsibilities. They are first and foremost a counselor to all Airmen with regards to career paths, re-enlistments, retraining opportunities and are a one-stop-shop for career guidance. CAA’s also provide numerous courses that assist Airmen with benefits and entitlements, career opportunities and
  • Hooks youth baseball team tours WC-130J

    Lt. Col. Shane Devlin, 53rd Weather Reconnaissance pilot instructor, gives the Crescent City Hooks youth baseball team a tour of a WC-130J at Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. today. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Jessica Kendziorek)
  • Chief Master Sgt. McDowell retires after 33 years of service

    Chief Master Sgt. Sybil McDowell, 403rd Force Support Squadron superintendent, retirement ceremony was held June 2, 2018, in the Roberts building at Keesler Air Force Base. She serves as the top enlisted advisor to the commander for more than 70 Airmen assigned to the 403rd FSS, who provides peacetime and wartime mission readiness support to the
  • 403rd Wing gives employers glimpse of Reserve life

    Civilian employers got a first-hand look at what their Reserve Citizen Airmen employees and others in the U.S. Air Force Reserve do on a unit training assembly weekend during a tour of the 403rd Wing, June 2, 2018, for Employer Appreciation Day.“This is a great opportunity for employers to see what their employees contribute to our wing,” said Col.
  • Applewhite retires after 21 years in security forces

    Master Sgt. Lucas Applewhite, 403rd Security Forces Squadron senior active reservist and security forces action officer, retired from the U.S. Air Force Reserve June 2, 2018, after serving in the military for 21 years, all of which were with the Air Force and security forces.
  • Meet the 403rd Wing Career Assistance Advisor

    Master Sgt. Tracey Riley is the 403rd Wing career assistance advisor. She is the focal point of the career retention program for the wing and principal advisor to commanders and supervisors on force management and professional enhancement. The wing career assistance advisor is the base-level office of primary responsibility for the reenlistment
  • Flying Jennies, wing members return from deployment

    Air Force Reserve Citizen Airmen and several C-130J Super Hercules aircraft from the 403rd Wing have returned from a deployment to Southwest Asia in support of Operations Freedom Sentinel and Inherent Resolve.   Aircrew from the 815th Airlift Squadron, maintainers from the 803rd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron and support personnel from throughout
  • Air Force transitions to a single combat uniform

    Air Force leaders announced the service will move to a single combat utility uniform, adopting the Operational Camouflage Pattern, or OCP, already in use by the Army and Airmen in combat zones and in certain jobs across the Air Force.
  • Prepare now for hurricane season

    Hurricane season starts June 1 and now is the time to prepare. To promote this message, an Air Force Reserve Hurricane Hunter aircrew with their WC-130J Super Hercules and a team of National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration hurricane experts visited five Gulf Coast cities as part of this year’s Hurricane Awareness Tour May 7-11, 2018.   The
  • OPSEC, social media: Be aware of the risks

    With social media becoming more and more popular and with massive amounts of content online and so many life events to share, it is easy to forget that unwanted eyes may be watching. Without realizing it, Airmen may unknowingly jeopardize the safety of themselves, their family, their friends or fellow military members.