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  • 403rd Wing members announced as major selects

    Col. Stuart M. Rubio, 403rd Wing commander at Keesler Air Force Base, Miss., released the names of the 11 Reserve Citizen Airman from the wing who were selected to pin on the rank of major, July 26.Congratulations to the following major selects: Mandatory Board SelectsJulie Fantaske, 403rd

  • Lt. Cols. Ord and Weiher retire

    Maj. Gen. Jay Jensen, Air Force Reserve Command Headquarters director of plans, programs and requirements, presided over the retirement ceremony of Lt. Cols. Walter Ord and Timothy Weiher, 815th Airlift Squadron director of operations and assistant DO, respectively, at the Roberts Consolidated

  • 815th AS kicking up dust; letting cargo, personnel drop

    Members of the 815th Airlift Squadron, or Flying Jennies, conduct an assault takeoff from a semi-prepared runway, or dirt runway, during some airdrop training missions at landing and drop zones near Pope Air Force Base, North Carolina, June 28-30. These formation airdrops consisted of dropping

  • Loadmaster wins AFRC award; competes for AF honors

    Tech. Sgt. Jonathan D. Parker, a loadmaster instructor for the 815th Airlift Squadron here, has been announced as the 2019 Outstanding Air Force Reserve Command Enlisted Aircrew Member of the Year in the non-commissioned officer category and will compete for the USAF Staff Sgt. Henry E. “Red” Erwin

  • 815th Flying Jennies deliver airlift ops in Cope North 20

    Broken bones, shards of glass and internal bleeding. When a school bus with no seatbelts rolls over, dozens are left injured, some with life-threatening injuries. The local hospital on a remote Pacific island isn’t equipped to handle the influx of critical patients this unforeseen tragedy has

  • PGA golfers visit Keesler

    The Golf Channel covers PGA golfers Esteban Toledo's and Rocco Mediate's visit to the 403rd Wing, Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi. The golfers flew aboard a WC-130J Super Hercules aircraft with an 815th Airlift Squadron crew March 30, 2106. The golfers, who are playing in the Mississippi Gulf