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  • Rally in the Swamp

    This year’s 22nd Air Force week-long exercise, Rally in the Swamp, was held in Florida to test Reserve Citizen Airmen on agile combat support by challenging them with realistic scenarios that support a full spectrum of operations.

  • Learning the language

    Moving can be a difficult experience for a child—leaving behind friends and family and starting over somewhere else isn’t easy … just ask Airman Zuri Vargas.At age 11, the 41st Aerial Port Squadron commander support staff personnel specialist, moved to Mississippi with her family from her native

  • 403rd Wing announces June 2022 enlisted promotions

    The 403rd Wing congratulates the following Reserve Citizen Airmen who were promoted for June 2022.Airman 1st ClassKennedy S. Brooks, 403rd Security Forces SquadronEvonte F. Martin, 403rd Force Support SquadronGarrett M. Reaves, 403rd Aircraft Maintenance SquadronSharissa M. Tittle, 36th Aeromedical

  • Not-So-Undercover Boss: 36th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron

    Col. Stuart M. Rubio (standing right), 403rd Wing commander at Keesler Air Force Base, Miss., and Col. LaDonna K. Schreffler (standing left), 36th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron commander, listen as 1st Lt. Caleb Hathorn, 36th AES, provides training for mechanical ventilation June 4, 2022. The 36th

  • 41st APS honors fallen; holds Port Dawg Memorial Run

    The 41st Aerial Port Squadron at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, held their second annual Port Dawg Memorial Run June 4.“This tradition started in 2011 when the Port Dawg community experienced the tragic loss of one of our brothers, Tech. Sgt. Curtis E. Eccleston,” said Senior Master Sgt.

  • 53rd WRS flies first Pacific, Atlantic missions of the season

    The Air Force Reserve 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron’s 2022 hurricane season got off to a timely start as they flew their first fix missions of both the Pacific and Atlantic seasons this week.As a suspect area developed in the Eastern Pacific, just west of southern Mexico, the National

  • Schreffler promoted to colonel

    Col. Ladonna Schreffler, 36th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron commander, promoted to colonel June 2 in the 36th AES heritage room prior to the June Unit Training Assembly.

  • Atlantic hurricane season begins; preparedness key

    Hurricane season officially starts today. Are you ready?As children are being released from school and parents are getting busy with summer plans, don’t forget about being prepared for the hurricane storm season.The 403rd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron wants to remind people that planning and

  • 403rd defenders complete two week Integrated Defense Leadership Course

    Defenders from the 403rd Security Forces Squadron at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, traveled to Youngstown Air Reserve Station, Ohio, to participate in the Integrated Defense Leadership Course May 9-23.The IDLC, a relatively new training course offered to Air Force Reserve defenders, lasts two