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  • Reserve tactical airlift unit uses upgraded night-vision devices

    Imagine a nearly pitch black space. The hand you can only faintly see in front of you rises to flip a battery pack towards your forehead and a faint hum of power buzzes incessantly like a mosquito in the summertime.White light emits from two electronically connected monocular devices.You thumb and

  • Leaders serve Airmen lunch

    Col. Stuart M. Rubio, 403rd Wing commander, smiles as he hands food to an Airman at the Azalea Dining facility, Keesler Air Force Base, Biloxi Mississippi, Dec. 4, 2021. 403rd Wing senior leaders served lunch to Airmen as a morale building event during the last 2021 UTA. (U.S. Air Force photo by

  • Welcome September Newcomers

    Newcomers to the 403rd Wing attended the welcome orientation briefing after joining the Wing of Choice for their first unit training assembly weekend, Sept 11, 2021. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Jessica Kendziorek)

  • 403rd Wing adds July UTA to schedule

    The 403rd Wing is having a Unit Training Assembly July 18-19 to provide an opportunity for Airmen to come to Keesler Air Force Base to conduct required training to maintain readiness and prepare for future missions.To mitigate the spread of COVID-19, the wing postponed the April and May UTAs and

  • Fabrication flight undergoes OSHA inspection, still in operation

    Occupational Safety and Health Administration inspectors extensively reviewed the 403rd Wing’s Fabrication Flight operations Sept. 25.This is the third time this year that the federal agency has inspected the flight, which is responsible for aircraft maintenance to include painting and sanding.OSHA

  • No off season: Hurricane Hunters fly winter storms too

    The United States Air Force Reserve 403rd Wing’s 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron, more affectionately known as the Hurricane Hunters, is most well-known for doing the unfathomable—flying at 10,000 feet, sometimes less, through major tropical systems, storms and hurricanes to collect useful