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  • Keesler transitions tax assistance to Jackson County

    The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program will now be hosted by the Jackson County Civic Action Committee in order to continue giving Airmen, DOD employees, and retirees the tax filing assistance they need. The JCCAC will coordinate with tax volunteers from Keesler and local volunteers to help provide VITA Program in Jackson County.“There are so
  • Turning laughter into a resilience tool

    Everyone loves laughter, whether it’s used for therapeutic reasons or to lighten the mood in a room. BJ Lange, Air Force Wounded Warrior program comedy coach, turned laughter into a resiliency tool for Airmen with his ‘Improv to Improve’ class held here, Dec. 11-14.  ‘Improv to Improve’ is an improvisation comedy resiliency class that engages
  • Hunt rolls outs programs, initiatives to improve resident satisfaction

    Hunt housing recently rolled out new programs and initiatives to improve the housing and living experience for families at Keesler Air Force Base.Hunt revised their policies and procedures to improve communication with residents, provide an enhanced maintenance request process and streamline the way residents submit service requests and escalate
  • President's competition strengthens nation, DoD cybersecurity

    Cybersecurity is essential to the Defense Department and our nation as it can protect identities, sensitive information, and ultimately protect lives. The DoD has identified cybersecurity as a priority to instill safety and protect government assets and information.The President’s Cup Cyber Security Competition, ordered by President Donald Trump,
  • Keesler medic named as a 12 OAY shares his experience

    Two medical who received the Air Force’s 2019 Outstanding Airmen of the Year award share their experiences, and how they support the Air Force Medical Service both at home and abroad.
  • Air Force Housing Helpline Connects Residents to the Support They Seek

    Since its launch in May 2019, Air Force Housing Helpline has been helping residents resolve concerns with Air Force privatized and government housing. AFCEC's Installations Directorate, which manages and executes the Air Force’s housing program, established 1-800-482-6431 as 24-hour helpline to address concerns raised regarding the military privatized housing program.
  • Providing a comfortable home for Airmen

    After a meeting between Keesler leadership and Airmen on base, the 81st Training Wing decided to take action to make much-needed changes to the dorms on base a top priority. The Keesler housing management office has made significant improvements within the last few months to improve the living areas for Airmen.Brett Long, Infrastructure Division
  • Biloxi unveils Gold Star Families Memorial Monument

    The Gold Star Families Memorial Monument was dedicated to Gold Star families in memory of their loved ones, Nov. 23, in Biloxi, Mississippi. The memorial, in addition to a display case placed in the Sablich Center at Keesler, serves as a reminder to Airmen they serve in the profession of arms and fallen heroes will never be forgotten.
  • Keesler Medical Center receives national recognition

    The American College of Surgeons recognized the Keesler Medical Center as a 2018 meritorious hospital for its surgical patient care recently.The ACS National Surgical Quality Improvement Program recognized Keesler as being in the top 10 percent of 722 hospitals nationwide for patient outcomes in all cases and in the high risk categories.”We are
  • Keesler teams up to salvage, donate food

    On Nov. 14, Keesler came together to salvage food from a transit aircraft that had maintenance issues en route to Honduras to deliver approximately 15,000 pounds of food rations.Their mission was delayed and eventually cancelled due to a safety concern. “Our captain got a call from emergency management about an issue at the fire department where
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