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  • Operation Hero returns March 4

    The Keesler Military and Family Readiness Center is planning Operation Hero, a deployment simulation event for children of military members, March 4. The experience allows military families to better understand the deployment process and gain knowledge about agencies and other resources available to

  • Mission Makers: POL fuels mission

    Staff Sgt. Scott Simon, petroleum, oil and lubricants fuels craftsman, 403rd Logistics Readiness Squadron briefly describes his duties related to handling liquid oxygen and his pride within the 403rd Wing at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi. POL team members handle, store, test, and distribute

  • Beware of Fake Social Media Accounts

    As Air Force Reserve Command’s social media manager, Senior Airman Erica Webster is constantly on the lookout for bogus accounts claiming affiliation with AFRC. Unfortunately, she usually doesn’t have to look too hard to find a fake page or two.

  • Director of Psychological Health provides mental health support for wing

    Life can provide an array of stressors whether in the realm of relationships, finances, employment, or any other factors. Often, Reservists face these types of stressors on top of their military responsibilities.  To combat the mental strife that comes with everyday life and life in the military,

  • Development and Training Flight leader prepares future force

    The 403rd Wing’s Development and Training Flight exists to prepare trainees for Basic Military Training, introduce them to the battle rhythm of a Unit Training Assembly, and educate them about Air Force Reserve life in general while they await their BMT ship date.As the new Development and Training

  • 2022: 403rd Wing Year in Review

    Training, exercises and deployments were common themes in 2022, all in efforts to ensure 403rd Wing Reserve Citizen Airmen were Ready Now.“The men and women of this wing have done an outstanding job preparing for and in the execution of our mission,” said Col. Stuart M. Rubio, 403rd Wing commander.

  • 403rd Wing welcomes new chaplains

    The 403rd Wing recently welcomed two new chaplains to help ensure the spiritual well-being of the nearly 1,500 Reserve Citizen Airmen that serve in the unit.The wing’s new head chaplain, Chaplain (Maj.) Torrey Garrison, spent his first Unit Training Assembly weekend with the wing Nov. 5-6. Prior to

  • 12th Operational Weather Flight holds change of command

    Col. Kevin J. Campanile, 403rd Operations Group commander, passes the guidon to Lt. Col. Lindsey Fennewald, 12th Operational Weather Flight commander, during a Change of Command Ceremony at Scott Air Force Base, Ill., Dec. 3, 2022. The 12th OWF is a geographically separated unit assigned to the Air

  • Hurricane Season wraps up, 53rd WRS shifts focus

    The 2022 Atlantic and Pacific hurricane seasons came to an official end Nov. 30, marking another destructive season of tropical weather for the continental United States’ Gulf Coast and eastern seaboard and Puerto Rico. The season also marked another busy season for the 53rd Weather Reconnaissance