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  • Keesler hurricane prep: Stay safe this season

    Hurricane season officially begins June 1, but it’s never too early to plan ahead to protect your family and property from damaging storms.Every year the Gulf Coast is battered by hurricanes, and Keesler is no exception. Most recently, Hurricane Ida swept through the area in 2021.Hurricanes not only

  • Fallen Warrior: Master Sgt. Henry E. Erwin

    Retired U.S Army Air Forces Master Sgt. Henry Erwin, 52nd Bombardment Squadron radio operator, native to Adamsville, Alabama, served in WWII.On April 12, 1945 while engaged in aerial bombing over Koriyama, Japan, Erwin was tasked with dropping phosphoresce smoke bombs through a chute in the B-29

  • The Holocaust

    The Holocaust was the systematic genocide of six million Jews, organized by the Nazi State and its collaborators from 1933 to 1945.Nazi leader Adolf Hitler was appointed chancellor of Germany on January 30th, 1933.  The Nazis falsely accused Jews of causing Germany’s social, economic, political, and

  • Keesler conducting tornado drill

    Keesler Air Force Base will conduct a pre-planned tornado drill at approximately  9:10 a.m. Thursday, 28 April 2022.  This is part of a week-long hurricane exercise that is currently underway to ensure we are ready and prepared for the upcoming hurricane season.Tornado drills are designed to

  • 81st CONS tackles roadblocks at Keesler

    The 81st Contracting Squadron has stepped out to bring their services to the rest of Keesler.The concept of a “roadshow” was created when the 81st CONS wanted a way to better support other units on base.When a unit needs supplies, they must work with the 81st CONS to assemble a request package.