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  • October Unit Training Assembly Update

    The 403rd Wing will have a Unit Training Assembly Oct. 3-4, 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 Condition Bravo. Per Department of Defense
  • Johnson brothers ARTs of maintenance missions

    They are your first best friend and your greatest rival. Your biggest annoyance and your closest confidante. Your own personal bodyguard and your live-in bully. You didn’t choose them, and you’re stuck with them for life. They’re your siblings. Siblings are around for pretty much every major part of life growing up, to the point of adulthood, then
  • 403rd Wing announces September promotions

    The 403rd Wing congratulates the following Reserve Citizen Airmen who were promoted for September 2020.Airman - Jhaven T. Fairley, 403rd Logistics Readiness Squadron - Rachel D. Roth, 41st Aerial Port Squadron Airman First Class - Emory A. Benoit, 403rd Force Support Squadron - Kelton D. Halsey, 403rd Security Forces Squadron - Jarvis E. Jackson,
  • Tracking Sally

    From tropical storm to hurricane, the 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron“ Hurricane Hunters,” flew nine missions into Sally to track the storm and gather data.­The 53rd WRS, an Air Force Reserve unit assigned to the 403rd Wing, started flying missions into then-Tropical Storm Sally from their home station, Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi,
  • Here we go again: 403rd Wing evacuates aircraft, continues to fly Tropical Storm Sally

    The Air Force Reserve’s 403rd Wing started relocating aircraft today as Tropical Storm Sally makes its way towards the Gulf Coast. The wing’s 815th Airlift Squadron, a tactical airlift unit, flew their C-130J Super Hercules to Joint Base San-Antonio, Texas, and the 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron, or Hurricane Hunters, relocated their WC-130Js
  • 53rd WRS Hurricane Hunters depart for St. Croix

    The Air Force Reserve Hurricane Hunters, a 403rd Wing unit at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, departed today for St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands, to start flying reconnaissance into Tropical Storm Paulette. The Hurricane Hunters provide weather data from the storm to improve National Hurricane Center forecasts. (U.S. Air Force photo/Lt. Col.
  • 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' Group Life Insurance is paid out to an ex-spouse
  • Base violence prevention integrator studies trends; educates Airmen

    In the middle of an office punctuated with pink accents, brimming with boxes of “swag” and an abundance of self-empowerment reading sits Tania Wiggins, her rosé hued hair contributing to the soft, welcoming tone of the room.While her presence and her surroundings and most of her life’s work scream delicate and inviting and safe, Wiggins suffered
  • 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 the UTA, and wing members who live in the local
  • Air Force seeks Airmen’s innovative ideas

    Most innovative ideas come from the belief that a certain process or an apparatus’ function can be improved upon.Some may think working in the military means strictly abiding by the uniform processes they were taught regardless of whether they are at their most efficient or not, but such is not the case.Wing of Choice members, do you have an
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