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  • Family Care Plans Ensure Military Readiness

    The U.S. Air Force understands that each military family is unique, with its own set of challenges and dynamics, which is why Airmen are required to complete a Family Care Plan.

  • Wing of Choice: Year in Review

    Training, exercises, weather taskings, deployments and supporting combatant commanders around the globe kept 403rd Wing Reserve Citizen Airmen busy in 2023. These are a few of the milestones that demonstrated the wing’s commitment to mission readiness, modernization, community partnerships, and

  • Roldan assumes command of 403rd Force Support Squadron

    Lt. Col. Lisa Breal, 403rd Mission Support Group Commander, Lt. Col. Norberto Roldan, 403rd Force Support Squadron commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Latoya Patterson, 403rd FSS senior enlisted leader, listen during an assumption of command ceremony at Keesler Air Force Base, Miss., Dec. 2, 2023.

  • Loadmaster to compete in Miss Mississippi

    An 815th Airlift Squadron loadmaster was crowned Miss New South in the Miss Meridian pageant in Vicksburg, Mississippi, Oct. 22, qualifying her to compete in Miss Mississippi June 2-8, 2024.If successful there, Senior Airman Baylee Beightol, a Hattiesburg, Mississippi native, would qualify to

  • Hurricane Hunters support transitioning U.S. Navy research program

    For more than a decade, U.S. Navy Capt. (ret.) Beth Sanabia, Dr. Steve Jayne and over 40 U.S. Naval Academy and Woods Hole Oceanography Institute interns have spent part of their summers in places such as the Mississippi Gulf Coast, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and Hawaii.

  • Low-cost, low-altitude airdrop training

    An 815th Airlift Squadron C-130J Super Hercules aircraft conducts a low-cost low-altitude (LCLA) airdrop July 18, 2023, at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi. The LCLA airdrop is accomplished by dropping bundles weighing 80-500 pounds with pre-packed expendable parachutes. This is routine training

  • Granderson promotes to Colonel

    Retired Lt. Col. Larry Hill poses with his twin daughters Col. Leslie Davidson, 157th Air Operations Group chief of combat plans, (left) and Col. Elissa Granderson, 403rd Operations Group commander, (right) during Granderson’s promotion ceremony June 3 at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi. Hill is

  • 403rd Operations Group Change of Command

    Lt. Col. Elissa D. Granderson assumed command of the 403rd Operations Group from Col. Kevin J. Campanile, during a change of command ceremony at the Roberts Consolidated Aircraft Maintenance Facility auditorium June 3.

  • Retiring with 32 years of service

    Retired Col. Benton Busbee, a former 403rd Aeromedical Staging Squadron commander, presents Lt. Col. Rosalind Johnson, 36th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron director of operations, with her certificate of appreciation from the President of the United States during her retirement ceremony June 4 in