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  • 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

  • Hurricane Hunters fly Winter Storm

    The United States Air Force Reserve 403rd Wing’s 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron, also known as the Hurricane Hunters, flew their first Winter Storm of the season Feb. 26. A WC-130J Super Hercules aircraft departed Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. midday to fly the Western Atlantic Flight Track,

  • Gulfport Seabees visit 403rd Wing

    Navy Capt. Bill Whitmire, Naval Construction Battalion Center Gulfport commander, listens to Tech. Sgt. Anthony DiStefano, 815th Airlift Squadron loadmaster, talk about the C-130J Super Hercules aircraft and details about his career field Feb. 21 at Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. Navy Seabees had the

  • Prior fighter pilot, now Port Dawg

    Staff Sgt. Jim Cagle is not your typical E-5 for a number of reasons. At 6 feet 2 inches tall, he literally stands out, but that is not it. With four stripes on his sleeve, less gray hairs and facial lines (though to be pushing 60 it could be worse) are expected, but that is not it either. When he

  • MTI shares journey from Article 15 to stan/eval leader

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas – As a child, her life was less than ideal. Drugs and alcohol everywhere reinforced every negative thing she had come to know and believe. Sudden, recurring changes resulted in changing schools – nine in a dozen years – and left no time to make friends, if that

  • Hurricane Hunters fly Atmospheric Rivers

    The 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron, commonly known as the Hurricane Hunters, are the cornerstone for data gathering efforts within storm environments. When they’re not flying into hurricanes they are providing aerial weather reconnaissance for atmospheric rivers over the Pacific Ocean.

  • 403rd Wing Exercise: Operation Southern Comfort

    During Operation Southern Comfort held Jan 13-16, 2020, Reserve Citizen Airmen from the 403rd Wing shared living quarters, worked long hours wearing chemical protection gear and consumed brown bagged meals ready to eat called MRE’s, where you never know what you will get.