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  • Airmen help one another after Louisiana flooding

    “The water started seeping in through the walls. We woke up our son, put on his little boots, and put him up on the table.” Callie Lips, children’s book illustrator, her husband Tech. Sgt. Ricky Lips, 403rd Maintenance Group, and their two-year-old son were one of the 403rd Wing families affected by the flash floods that swept through Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Aug. 12. Tech. Sgt. Lips said that all the roads were closed, so they sheltered across the street with their friends who have a generator. When the power eventually came back on, they went home and went to sleep. They said something woke them up around 5 a.m. and they saw that the water outside was starting to rise, but they let their son sleep until it started seeping in through the doors and down the hall.
  • Nominate boss for Employer Appreciation Day Nov. 5

    The 403rd Wing Employer Appreciation Day is Nov. 5 and the deadline for reservists to nominate their employers is Sept. 23.The event, cosponsored by the Mississippi Committee of the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve, is designed to give employers a taste of what it's like to be a Citizen Airman.403rd Wing Commander Col. Frank L. Amodeo
  • Public Service Recognition Week

    It’s Public Service Recognition Week, and the 403rd Wing at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, thanks its civil service employees such as Wanda Bowman, secretary to the wing commander, for their service. Bowman has been with the wing for 20 years and has been a federal civil service employee for 33.5 years. Public Service Recognition Week has