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  • Building the strongest of Airmen

    From jumping out of airplanes hundreds of feet in the air to swimming through rushing water down range, Special Warfare Airmen fight through the toughest and most vigorous environments to support the Air Force mission.The 352nd Special Warfare Training Squadron Airmen at Keesler Air Force Base are held to high mental and physical standards and
  • Wing leadership, 81st SFS help reduce speeding in base housing

    Members from the 81st Security Forces Squadron set up around the Bayridge and West Falcon housing areas to pull over people speeding, here, September 10.This is part of an effort to put action on the concerns that were brought up in July during the Keesler Housing Forums.“I think it’s important to keep an open line of communication for things that
  • Dragon embodies AF core values, selected as OAY

    There are only 12 Airmen in the Air Force that get selected as the Outstanding Airmen of the Year every year, and one of those is Staff Sgt. Gary Jeffrey, 81st Medical Support Squadron storage and distribution NCO in charge.This award recognizes 12 outstanding enlisted personnel for superior leadership, job performance, community involvement and
  • Assessing your resilience: Control what you can, manage what you can’t

    As the 81st Training Wing inspector general a lot of my job is assessing unit programs and ensuring the unit is healthy and capable of accomplishing the mission. The expectation is that commanders and unit program managers are performing regular self-assessments and taking the appropriate actions to maintain the program. Our job in the IG is to
  • Cooking event builds team connection, resiliency

    A Dorm to Gourmet cooking class was held at the McBride Commons Sept. 5 to teach Airmen cooking skills they can use in the dorms.Airman 1st Class Baron Chansomphou, 81st Communications Squadron client systems technician, put the event together to strengthen the Keesler Air Force Base community.“We are not like any other job,” said Chansomphou. “We
  • Second AF welcomes Tullos, bids farewell to Leahy

    Maj. Gen. Andrea Tullos assumed command of Second Air Force from Maj. Gen. Timothy Leahy during a change of command ceremony, here, August 29. Lt. Gen. Brad Webb, commander of Air Education and Training Command, presided over the ceremony and spoke to Second Air Force Airmen and local civic leaders about the many accomplishments Leahy had during
  • Keesler springs to community clean-up

    Keesler has always had a good relationship with the surrounding communities. In order to maintain those relationships, Keesler participates in activities such as the Community Clean-Up Day that was held in Ocean Springs, Mississippi, August 24. Nearly 100 volunteers from Keesler gathered at Freedom Field and dispersed around the city of Ocean