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  • Fourth evacuation; 403rd moving aircraft for Zeta

    The Air Force Reserve’s 403rd Wing started flying Tropical Storm Zeta today and will be relocating its aircraft once again, but now to move out of the path of Zeta as it makes its way toward the U.S. Gulf Coast.
  • 36th AES flight nurse back after doing her part in COVID fight

    This spring, as the pandemic continued to spread from Wuhan, China to the rest of the world, members from the 36th and other AE units around the Air Force were put on notice that mobilization was possible.
  • Combating heat on the flightline

    The cool, new clothing item on the flightline are shorts authorized as an option for 403rd Maintenance Group and 41st Aerial Port Squadron members to wear instead of the Airman Battle Uniform or Operational Camouflage Pattern trousers.“Everyone who works outside, loves it,” said Senior Airman Robert Koltas, 403rd Maintenance Squadron propulsion
  • Hurricane Hunters take part in online National Tropical Weather Conference

    The 2020 National Tropical Weather Conference, originally scheduled for April, was postponed due to COVID-19, however, the pandemic didn’t stop emergency managers, meteorologist, and the Air Force Reserve Hurricane Hunters from going live online this week to talk about their mission and educate the public. The event is a national forum where
  • Keesler reservists serve at Dover AFB, key hub in COVID-19 fight

    In the ongoing fight against COVID-19, two Transport Isolation Systems, along with trained medical Airmen, arrived at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware, April 30, 2020.
  • Keesler enters HPCON Charlie, Wing UTA postponed

    The 403rd Wing postponed the March 28-29 Unit Training Assembly as part of COVID-19 mitigation efforts.The 81st Training Wing implemented Health Protection Condition (HPCON) Charlie for Keesler Air Force Base March 23, which restricts base access to mission essential personnel and activities only.“These measures are required to ensure the health
  • 815th Flying Jennies deliver airlift ops in Cope North 20

    Broken bones, shards of glass and internal bleeding. When a school bus with no seatbelts rolls over, dozens are left injured, some with life-threatening injuries. The local hospital on a remote Pacific island isn’t equipped to handle the influx of critical patients this unforeseen tragedy has created. Fortunately, help is already on the way. That was the scenario the 815th Airlift Squadron, from the 403rd Wing, Keesler Air Force Base, Miss., faced while leading airlift operations during exercise Cope North (CN20) at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, Feb. 12-28, 2020.
  • 815th Airlift Squadron supports Bahama relief efforts following Dorian

    The 815th Airlift Squadron “Flying Jennies” Airmen returned Sept. 17 from a humanitarian mission supporting Hurricane Dorian relief efforts in the Bahamas for a week.During the response to Hurricane Dorian, Department of Defense forces supported U.S. Agency for International Development and the Governor of The Bahamas with military unique
  • 403rd Fabrication Flight complies with OSHA standards

    Recent 81st Training Wing Bioenvironmental Engineering 2019 reports determined that the 403rd Wing’s Fabrication Flight, responsible for aircraft maintenance to include painting and sanding, complies with Occupational Safety and Health Administration standards. OSHA inspectors have been on site and have not shut the operation down, nor placed any
  • Gibson says goodbye to 403rd family

    Lt. Col. Keith M. Gibson, 403rd Operations Group deputy commander retires after 29 years.
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