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  • Keesler participates in Ready Eagle exercise

    The 81st Training Wing Inspection Team hosted a full-scale Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear exercise for base personnel here, Aug. 2-6. The exercise was a collaboration between the 81st TRW and the 81st Medical Group to integrate the 81st TRW’s annual exercise with the medical Ready Eagle training exercise. Ready Eagle consisted of functional exercises and hands-on drills to increase the skill, proficiency and coordination between organizations within the wing.
  • Update: Keesler Airman dies after vehicle accident

    Senior Airman Taylor Labrier, 31, of Fairview Heights, Illinois, a communications expert with the 183rd Wing based in Springfield, Illinois, died after an Aug. 5 automobile accident on Interstate-110 in D’Iberville, Mississippi.Labrier was on a temporary duty assignment to the 81st Training Wing at Keesler Air Force Base attending an Air Force
  • Keesler Airman dies after vehicle accident

    An Airman on a temporary duty assignment to the 81st Training Wing at Keesler Air Force Base was pronounced dead after an off-base, head-on vehicle collision accident that occurred at approximately 9:49 p.m., Aug. 5 on Interstate-110 in D’Iberville.The identity of the Airman will not be released until 24 hours after next of kin notifications have
  • Empowering future leaders

    In today’s rapidly changing domain, the new generation of Airmen are our greatest weapon. The creativity, bravery and competency of our nation’s newest warfighters will prove vital to the outcomes of our future endeavors.“The Air Force has already given me so many opportunities to grow and become a better person,” said Airman Madelyn Brown, 336th
  • Maj. Gen. Edmondson assumes command of 2nd Air Force

    Maj. Gen. Michele Edmondson took command of 2nd Air Force from Maj. Gen. Andrea Tullos during a change of command ceremony at the Bay Breeze Event Center here, July 30. Lt. Gen. Marshall Webb, Commander of Air Education and Training Command, presided over the ceremony.
  • 81st Training Wing deceased Airman identified in fatal accident

    With next of kin notifications complete, we can confirm the Airman killed in the vehicle accident was U.S. Air Force Airman Daniel J. Germenis.Germenis was confirmed deceased at the Keesler Medical Center.“Team Keesler is devastated by the passing of one of our Airmen,” said Col. Bill Hunter, 81st Training Wing commander. “Every Airman matters at
  • Vehicle incident on base, conditions updated

    Two of the Airmen injured yesterday in a single-vehicle non-training related incident on Keesler Air Force Base were treated at Keesler Medical Center and the third at a medical facility in New Orleans. All three are currently in stable condition."This is a tragic accident and loss for the 81st Training Wing and our community,” said Col. Bill