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  • March UTA is mission essential plus

    The 403rd Wing March 13-14 Unit Training Assembly has been designated as mission essential plus here.“Thanks to all of our Airmen adhering to the COVID protocols of mask wearing, screening, social distancing, sanitizing, and now getting immunized,” said Col. Jeffrey A. Van Dootingh, 403rd Wing

  • 5th & 12th Operational Weather Flights provide support from the ground

    The 5th and 12th Operational Weather Flights of the 403rd Wing are geographically separated units located at Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina, and Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, respectively. They train and maintain readiness to provide weather forecasting support for their roles locally,

  • 403rd Wing members, aircraft return from deployment

    Reserve Citizen Airmen and C-130J aircraft assigned to the Air Force Reserve’s 403rd Wing here returned after a deployment in Southwest Asia where they supported Operations Freedom Sentinel and Inherent Resolve.The deployment package consisted of aircrew and aircraft from the 815th Airlift Squadron

  • 403rd Wing announces February promotions

    KEESLER AIR FORCE BASE Miss.--  The 403rd Wing congratulates the following Reserve Citizen Airmen who were promoted for February 2021.AirmanJonae Mitchell, 403rd Logistics Readiness Squadron Airman 1st ClassMatthew Geis, 41st Aerial Port SquadronMacie Hanish, 36th Aeromedical Evacuation

  • Saving History: New wing historian maintains info for present, future

    Every wing has a story of events and accomplishments of Airmen’s bravery, courage and sacrifice, and new chapters of the wing’s legacy are added continuously.  Capturing those stories and archiving the history of the 403rd Wing and its Reserve Citizen Airmen’s role in national defense is the job of

  • Power of reading: maintain connections through story time via app

    Deployments, annual tour, exercises and training are a few military duties that can keep reservists away from their families for extended periods of time. This can be challenging for loved ones, but especially children.One way to maintain those connections, make family bonds stronger and make

  • Wing announces third quarter award winners

    The 403rd Wing announced its third quarter award winners for the July 1 through Sept. 30 period. Winners were chosen in the Airman, noncommissioned officer, senior NCO, company and field grade officer categories. Airman of the Quarter: Senior Airman Donny Arseneaux  Unit: 53rd Weather Reconnaissance

  • Hurricane Hunters hunt first winter storm of the season

    Hurricane season might be over, but that does not mean the 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron “Hurricane Hunters” are through providing pertinent weather reconnaissance services to those potentially impacted by severe weather. As of Nov. 1, the winter storm season began, and the 53rd took off for

  • Scobee highlights Reserve contributions, future priorities

    Lt. Gen. Richard Scobee, chief of the Air Force Reserve and commander of Air Force Reserve Command, highlighted the contributions of the more than 70,000 Reserve Citizen Airmen during an extremely busy 2020 and shared the Air Force Reserve future priorities during the Reserve Forces Policy Board’s

  • Mission Makers: 403rd Communications Flight

    Tech. Sgt. Regine Drake talks about her job as a knowledge operations manager with the 403rd Communication Flight in the Air Force Reserve's 403rd Wing at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi. A knowledge operations manager focuses on cyber support and managing all aspects of the information cycle.