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  • More than 770 AF Reservists called up providing medical support

    More than 150 additional Air Force Reserve medical specialists were mobilized in the latest Air Force Reserve call-up in support of COVID-19 relief efforts with most Reservists set to assist medical staff in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut.

  • Keesler Heritage: Air Force reservists serve Mississippi Gulf Coast

    The United State Air Force has a long legacy of service in the Gulf Coast region. Keesler Air Force Base itself is celebrating its 75th anniversary this year, marking a long tradition of keeping the skies above the Mississippi Gulf Coast safe for its citizens. The U.S. Air Force Reserve,

  • Chief recalls experience of Khobar Towers bombing 20 years later

    This year marks the 20th anniversary of the terrorist bombing of the Khobar Towers in Saudi Arabia, which occurred June 25, 1996. For one 403rd Wing member, that day proved to be a vivid and marked experience.Chief Master Sgt. Josephine Keller, 403rd Aeromedical Staging Squadron chief enlisted

  • Hurricane Hunters fly Bonnie, prepare to investigate storm in Caribbean Sea

    Hurricane season started early for the U.S. Air Force Reserve Hurricane Hunters who began flying storm missions May 27, five days before the official start of the season June 1.   The 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron, assigned to the 403rd Wing, Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, flew five

  • Hurricane Hunters, NOAA promote hurricane preparedness

    Hurricane season starts June 1 and to promote preparedness an Air Force Reserve Hurricane Hunter aircrew with their WC-130J Super Hercules and a team of National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration hurricane experts visited five Gulf Coast cities as part of this year’s Hurricane Awareness Tour