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  • Keesler remains open, sectors base to limit movement to mission critical areas

    Coming soon, Keesler Air Force Base will limit access to specific areas on base. Only personnel with operation critical badges are allowed into the sectored off locations.The Commissary, Keesler Medical Center, Exchange and Shoppette will still be accessible without operation critical badges. Traffic barriers, signs and personnel will direct
  • No-drama parenting in hunkered down times

    Recently my daughter and I arranged a video chat. Out of consideration for my grandsons’ nap times, at three years of age for Lincoln and three months for Landry, the ideal window of opportunity was carefully planned out. However, it quickly became apparent that what was usually Lincoln’s happy time was quite the opposite. He was agitated and
  • Keesler implements mass care and feeding for Comfort Cove

    Team Keesler has implemented a new way to supply food to quarantined and isolated members in “Comfort Cove”, the name given to the select lodging buildings where these members are being housed.Instead of members receiving food from members from their units, a team is dedicated to receiving and delivering food to the members’ doors.“Each individual
  • Op Blue Hero: 97th AMW transports BMT grads to Keesler for technical training

    A C-17 Globemaster III aircrew assigned to the 58th Airlift Squadron at Altus AFB supported the transport of  the Air Force’s newest Basic Military Training graduates from JBSA-Lackland, Texas, to their technical training school at Keesler Air Force Base, Miss., March 20, 2020.
  • Keesler ensures readiness through online classes

     Following the effects of COVID-19, the 81st Training Group has taken measures to ensure safety among Airmen while also executing its crucial mission.The 336th Training Squadron initiated online classes for multiple courses within the squadron using electronic platforms such as Blackboard, which allows them to communicate and interact with the
  • Air Force BMT adjusts schedules, locations to sustain mission readiness

    As part of an ongoing contingency response to COVID-19, and with restriction of movement protocols for new recruits already in place at U.S. Air Force basic military training, the service has implemented a revised approach to how and where recruits enter the training pipeline.
  • Keesler announces 3 confirmed cases of COVID-19

    Keesler Air Force Base is currently monitoring three positive cases of COVID-19 for an active duty Airman, a spouse of a sister service member, and a retiree.The individuals are in isolation, and the Mississippi Department of Health has been notified. On-base public health officials have begun the contract tracing process to notify those who may
  • Combat COVID-19 with good nutrition

    Make nutrition a priority by eating healthy nutrient-rich foods to help support your immune system. Start by making a meal plan and grocery list, this will help to only purchase the items you actually need and allow for those items to last longer. Keep food on hand for about 2 weeks, there is no need to buy everything at the grocery store, be
  • Keesler enters HPCON Charlie for COVID-19

    Keesler Air Force Base is in Health Protection Condition (HPCON) Charlie in response to COVID-19.HPCON Charlie measures are mandatory for all Keesler service members, DoD civilian and contractor employees, and family members. These measures are required to ensure the continued health and safety for our community.Starting Monday, March 23, all
  • Keesler explores Georgia Cyber Center; establishes partnerships

    Keesler personnel went on a discovery tour of the newly established Georgia Cyber Center in Augusta, Georgia, March 5.On this tour, 81st Training Group and wing leadership explored what the new cyber center had to offer and fostered relationships with other attendees from the state of Mississippi.Attendees included academic representatives from The
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