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  • Mission Support Group leaders visit Civil Rights battlefield

    So, Col. Reginald Trujillo, 403rd Mission Support Group commander, decided to try a new tactic in training. He gathered his MSG leadership together April 9 and took them on a staff ride, but not a traditional staff ride.
  • Recruiter spotlight: Master Sgt. Young Chambers

    This graphic is part four of a series. Master Sgt. Young Chambers is a line recruiter with the Air Force Reserve 403rd Wing. Chambers started his military career in the Marine Corps before switching to the Air Force Reserve where he has experience in many roles, but said being a first sergeant was one of his most rewarding. (U.S. Air Force graphic
  • 403rd AGE Flight’s far-reach affects mission readiness

    From an aircraft maintainer turning on a generator, climbing a stand to fix a prop, or even changing out the hydraulic fluid on an aircraft, the 403rd Maintenance Squadron’s Aerospace Ground Equipment Flight affects every C-130J Super Hercules flown by the 403rd Wing pilots—and they do this without ever touching the aircraft.They are the ones in
  • "Fighting 5th" OWF gets new commander

    The 5th Operational Weather Flight at Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina held an assumption of command ceremony for Capt. Grant J. Talkington April 9 at the 28th Operational Weather Squadron pavilion. In attendance were Col. Leslie Hadley, 403rd Wing vice commander, and Col. Stuart M. Rubio, 403rd Operations Group commander, who oversaw
  • 403rd Wing announces enlisted promotions for April

    The 403rd Wing congratulates the following Reserve Citizen Airmen who were promoted for April 2021. Airman - James R. Brown, 403rd Maintenance Squadron Airman First Class - Tajane A. Butler, 36th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron - Geovontey J. Fairley Jr., 403rd Maintenance Squadron - Jakiria M. Mosley, 403rd Communications Flight - Axel J. Ramos
  • Reserve Component receives exception to uniform policy

    The Air Force has authorized an exception to policy for the Air Reserve Component regarding the April 1 mandatory wear date of Operational Camouflage Pattern uniforms.In a memo signed on March 28 by Lt. Gen. Brian Kelly, Air Force deputy chief of staff for manpower, personnel and services, the Air Force cited funding challenges and stresses in the
  • Women around the Wing: Senior Airman Jessica Stephens

    Women are always making history within the 403rd Wing on Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi.Whether it is in a military or federal civil service capacity, the Reserve Citizen Airmen from the ‘Wing of Choice,’ bring their unique capabilities to perform, execute and maintain the mission.In recognition of Women’s History month the 403rd is
  • 403rd Wing maintainers earn awards for 2020 accomplishments

    Congratulations are in order for Senior Master Sgt. Justin Moses, production superintendent for the 403rd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, and Tech. Sgt. Hector Rodriguez, aerospace propulsion technician for the 803rd AMXS, as they were both recognized as recipients of 2020 Air Force Reserve Command Lt. Gen. Leo Marquez and Maintenance Effectiveness
  • Hurricane Hunters wrap up atmospheric river season

    Three WC-130J Super Hercules aircraft from the 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron “Hurricane Hunters” returned from the West Coast to Keesler Air Force Base, Miss., March 25, 2021. The 403rd Wing’s Hurricane Hunters wrapped up the atmospheric river season in partnership with National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Aircraft Operations,
  • Senior leaders discuss Total Force Integration

    The Space Force, COVID-19, diversity and transitioning between the various Air Force components were among the hot topics when Lt. Gen. Richard Scobee, chief of the Air Force Reserve and commander of Air Force Reserve Command, joined the director of the Air National Guard and the Air Force director of staff for a roundtable discussion during the all-virtual Total Force Integration Symposium March 23.