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  • 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.

  • First official ARWO winging ceremony

    The 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron held its first official winging ceremony for their newest aircrew qualified Aerial Reconnaissance Weather Officers Dec. 6, 2020 at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi.A winging ceremony is a tradition in the armed forces, where, after completing and passing

  • 403rd Wing announces December promotions

    The 403rd Wing congratulates the following Reserve Citizen Airmen who were promoted for December 2020. AirmanKaitlyn M. Billiot, 36th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron Airman First ClassFabian Leyva, Jr., 403rd Maintenance SquadronAngelle S. Weicks, 36th AES Senior AirmanColby B. Bellais, 403rd

  • 403rd Security Forces Squadron change of command

    The 403rd Security Forces Squadron received a new commander as Lt. Col. Charles Edward Gates Jr. relinquished command of the squadron to Lt. Col. James A. Coleman during a change of command ceremony, Dec. 5, 2020 at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi.The change of command ceremony was presided over

  • December UTA information

    The 403rd Wing Unit Training Assembly is Dec. 5-6, with COVID-19 mitigation measures in place.Col. Jeffrey A. Van Dootingh, 403rd Wing commander, reminds Airmen who attend the UTA that they must comply with base security and health protection requirements.Keesler is currently in Health Protection

  • Maintenance Monday

    Senior Airman Ebony McKenzie-Bolton, 403rd Fabrication Flight metals technology apprentice, grinds a piece of aluminum Nov. 30, 2020 at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi. The Fabrication Flight is responsible for aircraft structural maintenance to include painting and sanding of aircraft parts.

  • 403rd Wing announces November promotions

    The 403rd Wing congratulates the following Reserve Citizen Airmen who were promoted for November 2020. AirmanTajane A. Butler, 36th Aeromedical Evacuation SquadronJakiria M. Mosley, 403rd Communications FlightAxel J. Ramos Caro, 403rd CF Airman 1st ClassTorry S. Johnson, 403rd Wing Senior AirmanLane

  • Honoring local Veterans with Drive Thru Parade

    Col. Jeffrey A. Van Dootingh, 403rd Wing commander, waves at veterans and staff gathered for the Gulf Coast Veterans Day Roll-Thru and Wave event at the Armed Forces Retirement Home, Gulfport, Mississippi, Nov. 7, 2020. The celebration featured a parade of vintage automobiles, first responder

  • What Airmen need to know about Servicemembers' Group Life Insurance

    Death; it’s the one certainty in this life that eventually happen to all of us, but few of us like to think about. But, we should.  Lt. Col. Maurleen Cobb, 403rd Wing Judge Advocate, has seen what can happen when people don’t think about it and don’t plan, such as when an Airman’s Servicemembers'

  • September UTA update: COVID’s not over

    The 403rd Wing will have a Unit Training Assembly Sept. 12-13, which will be mandatory for mission essential Airmen and optional for others based on commanders’ discretion.Airmen should coordinate with their unit supervisors and commanders to inquire about telework options or to reschedule or excuse