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  • Hurricane Hunters fly first Pacific hurricane

    The Air Force Reserve Hurricane Hunter aircrews flew five weather reconnaissance missions into Hurricane Douglas, the first hurricane in the Pacific, July 24-27, 2020, collecting data to assist Central Pacific Hurricane Center forecasters.The 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron, assigned to the

  • Flying Tropical Storm Dorian

    Three WC-103J’s and one C-130J Super Hercules aircraft from the 403rd Wing departed Keesler Air Force Base Monday for Curaçao to provide weather reconnaissance support for Tropical Storm Dorian.

  • Women of Weather: Hurricane Hunters make a difference

    Some little girls might dream about being princesses; but others dream about becoming a Hurricane Hunter and flying into the most powerful storms on earth.    Those goals became reality for Maj. Ashley Lundry, an aerial reconnaissance weather officer, and Maj. Devon Meister, a pilot, both members of

  • Keesler supports Annual Mississippi Resort Golf Classic

    Lt. Col. Sean Cross, 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron instructor pilot, provides a tour of a WC-130J Hercules to Mike Goodes, Senior Professional Golfers’ Association player, March 29, 2017, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. Goodes, who participated in the Annual Mississippi Resort Golf Classic