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  • Marine serves as an example

    “I made a decision about 20 years ago to step foot on the yellow footprints on Paris Island, South Carolina,” said Master Sgt. Herman Kruppa, Keesler Marine Detachment Meteorological Oceanographic Analyst Forecaster Course curriculum developer. “Deciding to join the Marine Corps was one of the best decisions of my life because it has allowed me to
  • Training through time ensures USAF is second to none

    Second Air Force is known for transforming civilians into the Airmen we need to continue to dominate in air, space, and cyberspace. However, this was not always what the Numbered Air Force has been called to do.On Oct. 19, 1940, the Army Air Corps established the Northwest Air District, what we know today as Second Air Force, as the nation prepared
  • Keeping the training pipeline going

    Earlier this year when the COVID-19 pandemic arrived, the way units and people operate in the Air Force has changed. With a threat like this, there was a risk the training pipeline could have stopped, but due to the flexibility and adaptability of the 81st Training Group, the training pipeline has continued to supply the Air Force with the Airmen
  • Honoring their sacrifice

    The Air Force Families Forever program organized events around base Sept. 14-18 to celebrate Gold Star Families Remembrance Week.There was a sky lantern lighting on Biloxi Beach, signs and biographies of fallen heroes were displayed along Meadows Drive and the week culminated with a butterfly release in the butterfly garden at Marina Park.“Each
  • Leadership through diversity

    Leadership can be defined as a process of social influence that maximizes the efforts of others towards the achievement of a goal. However, you can not define the correct way of finding it.Tech. Sgt. Marcos Garcia, 37th Training Wing Detachment 5 military training instructor, has found his own avenue to becoming a leader through his heritage.“My
  • 81st TRG holds CPI workshop to focus on innovation

    A Continuous Process Improvement workshop was held at Matero Hall on October 1 to discuss the 81st Training Group military training leaders roles and initiatives. MTLs and members from the 81st TRG reviewed current processes, shared best practices and identified ways to improve during the workshop. They collaborated to create a standardized action plan for future processes.
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