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  • Celebrating family and 75 years of the Air Force Reserve

    Hundreds of members of the 403rd Wing and their families gathered at Keesler Air Force Base's Marina Park June 3 for the Wing’s annual Family Day. Coinciding with the 75th Anniversary of the Air Force Reserve, this event displays the camaraderie and family values that the Reserve represents.

  • Hitting the drop zone

    During the last week, Marines from the Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 263 were training out of the 403rd Wing and Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi.The 41st Aerial Port Squadron assisted with the VMM-263 training by preparing and building container delivery systems that could be dropped

  • Gulf Coast Hurricane Awareness Tour 2023

    The Hurricane Awareness Tour for 2023 returned to the Gulf Coast region during National Hurricane Preparedness Week.The HAT and National Hurricane Preparedness Week is important for getting information out to the public in order to gain preparedness tips and learn what to do to before storms happen.

  • Sparks fly during Not-so-Undercover Boss

    The 403rd Wing leadership head to the 403rd Maintenance Squadron’s fabrication flight and go to "work" in the fabrication flight to get acquainted with the sheet metals and welding aspects of the job.

  • Back pedaling: Command Chief's road to recovery after tragedy

    “No one is immune to the challenges of life,” said Chief Master Sgt. Barbara J. Gilmore, 403rd Wing command chief. “And those challenges will most often come unexpectedly.”Gilmore knows all too well the rigors of overcoming challenges; she has endured plenty over her 30-year career in the Air Force

  • 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

  • 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

  • Wing welcomes new secretary

    Some people in this world like to help people and do so with a joyful spirit.Heather Shaw, the 403rd Wing commander’s new secretary is one of those shiny happy people, assisting unit members and guests all with a cheerful attitude and a big smile.“I am passionate about helping people and love making