Saturday, May 21, 2016

Keesler gets new squadron

KEESLER AIR FORCE BASE, Miss. - A new aeromedical evacuation squadron will be stationed at Keesler in Biloxi, Miss., beginning this fall. The squadron will include 40 officers and 82 enlisted personnel, and will be part of the 403rd Wing, which also includes the Flying Jennies and Hurricane Hunters. The personnel will be comprised of five air reserve technicians and 117 traditional reservists. This is the second announcement to come this year. In March, officials announced the arrival of a new unit to maintain the 815th Airlift Squadron, also known as the Flying Jennies. (Source: Sun Herald, 05/20/16)