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  • 403rd Wing develops multi-capable Airmen during "Super UTA"

    On a spreadsheet akin to an unresolved game of Wordle, the 403rd Wing’s February Super Unit Training Assembly schedule was mapped out in blocks of routine appointments, briefings, and events, but it also included training geared toward supporting the Air Force’s push for multi-capable Airmen.As part

  • Let's Prove It!

    Col. Stuart M. Rubio, 403rd Wing commander at Keesler Air Force Base, Miss., addresses the wing about challenges ahead, how to face them and implements the "Let's Prove It" initiative, inviting the wing to fully embody the "Wing of Choice" slogan. (U.S. Air Force video by Staff Sgt. Kristen Pittman)

  • Air Force Inspection Program: An overview

    Airmen who are new to the Air Force Inspection System, and even those who have been working with it for a while, can get confused by all of its programs and acronyms. When people start talking about AFIS, CCIP, USAP, SAPM, WIT, MICT and IGEMS it starts sounding like alphabet soup. Lt. Col. Shane

  • 403rd Wing announces January enlisted promotions

    The 403rd Wing congratulates the following Reserve Citizen Airmen who were promoted for January 2022.AirmanEvonte F. Martin, 403rd Force Support SquadronKody D. Mitchell, 803rd Aircraft Maintenance SquadronGarrett M. Reaves, 403rd Maintenance Squadron Airman First ClassDohlan Brown, 53rd Weather

  • Reservist leaves life in Nigeria; fulfills dream of serving

    Senior Airman Adeola Shafe (Shuh-fee) is not the average senior airman in the United States Air Force.For starters, at age 42, he’s about 15-20 years older than the average senior airman.Then there’s his demeanor. Not to say the average senior airman isn’t an exemplary servicemember, but there is a

  • 403rd Wing 2021 Holiday message

    Wing and group leadership from the 403rd Wing share a message for the holiday season. (U.S. Air Force video by Staff Sgt. Kristen Pittman)

  • Hurricane Hunters wrap up 2021 season; brace for winter ops

    After a historically busy Atlantic hurricane season in 2020, the Air Force Reserve’s 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron Hurricane Hunters at Keesler Air Force Base, Miss., were gifted a relative reprieve, though still an above average hurricane season this year.Today marked the end of the Atlantic

  • Campanile assumes command of 403rd Operations Group

    Lt. Col. Kevin J. Campanile assumed command of the 403rd Operations Group in a ceremony at the Roberts Consolidated Aircraft Maintenance Facility auditorium Nov. 7.Overseeing the ceremony was 403rd Wing commander, Col. Stuart M. Rubio.Before introducing the new commander, Rubio first recognized Lt.

  • 403rd Wing leaders participate in Veterans Day Parade

    Leadership from the 403rd Wing at Keesler Air Force Base, Miss., participate in the Veterans Day Parade in Biloxi, Miss., Nov. 6, 2021. The event brought together active military, various veterans groups, local high school bands and Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps units to honor members of the

  • Hurricane Hunters testing new SATCOM capabilities

    For the Air Force Reserve's 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron Hurricane Hunters, the ability to transmit data in flight is tantamount to mission success.As one of their WC-130J Super Hercules aircraft powers through a hurricane, a loadmaster is in the back, preparing and launching dropsondes that