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  • Keesler and Biloxi delivers their first-ever joint air show

    The thunder has subsided and the City of Biloxi and Keesler Air Force Base can exhale after the much anticipated Thunder over the Sound: Keesler and Biloxi Air and Space Show.This year’s headliners were none other than our very own U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds. The Air Force’s premier demonstration team showcased the maximum capabilities of the F-16
  • Thunder Over the Sound: behind the scenes

    After months of planning, the City of Biloxi and Keesler Air Force Base hosted the first-ever joint air show with two different locations, May 4-5.Many people came out to see the static displays of different air craft and performances. What many people don’t think about is the planning and coordination it takes to make ensure the air show runs
  • Thunderbird performance dazzles Make-A-Wish families

    As the first F-16 U.S. Air Force Thunderbird zoomed past the beach, the children flocked toward the barrier separating the flight path from the seating. Amazement struck across their faces as the Thunderbirds performed each aerial technique.The Make-A-Wish Foundation offered children diagnosed with critical illnesses a chance to view U.S. Air Force
  • Thunderbirds touch down for Keesler & Biloxi air show

    The time is near…. The Thunder Over the Sound: Keesler and Biloxi Air and Space Show begins with the arrival of the star aerial performers, U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds today, May 2, at the Combat Readiness Training Center in Gulfport, Mississippi.
  • Keesler recognizes newest Gold Star Family member

    Losing the life of a loved one is a risk service members and their families take every day in the armed forces. The Air Force aims to care for the families of the Airmen who pay the ultimate sacrifice to defend their country.Ashton Belcher, brother of Maj. Arthur R. Belcher’s, received a Gold Star Family ID card including installation access,
  • Keesler Airman receives 2019 Military Volunteer of the Year award

    Every year the City of Biloxi recognizes individuals who have volunteered their time and had a positive impact on the local communityOne of those individuals was Senior Airman Michael Padgett, 81st Communications Squadron client systems technician, who received the 2019 Military Volunteer of the Year award for the City of Biloxi, April 16.Tech Sgt.
  • Keesler revamps programs, processes to address housing concerns

    In an effort to improve management and oversight of Keesler Family Housing, leadership here outlined their plan to address resident’s concerns during two housing forums on March 18.These forums brought leadership from the base, resident advocate office, and Hunt together to outline the changes that will be made and to address questions or concerns
  • First Air Force Family Forever members receive Gold Star Family benefits

    The Air Force strives to not only take care of service members, but their families as well. After the death of their son, Airman 1st Class Brian Bradford, Michael and Donna Bradford were the first Air Force Families Forever members given the same privileges as Gold Star Family Members in the Air Force April 23.Michael and Donna received an
  • Exercising safety through partnership

    Keesler Air Force Base and the City of Biloxi teamed up and held a joint air show crash exercise, Blue Dragon, held April 17-18 on the base and at the Elks Lodge in Biloxi, Mississippi.The exercise involved a mock plane crash that left wreckage to two locations, on and off base. After the two simulated planes collided, each location represented a
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