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  • Suppliers, transporters led by Lee

    Maj. Clarence Lee assumes command of the 81st Supply and Transportation Squadrons, 9 a.m. June 26 in Vandenberg Community Center. He replaces Lt. Col. Steve Foss, who is deployed to Afghanistan. Major Lee comes to Keesler from Air Command and Staff College, Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala. Previously, he served as chief of the logistics force
  • Szatanek new leader for engineers

    Lt. Col. Jeffery Szatanek replaces Lt. Col. Ray Mottley as commander of the 81st Civil Engineer Squadron June 22. The change-of-command ceremony is 8 a.m. in Welch Auditorium Colonel Szatanek has served as the 81st CES operations flight commander since 2005. The colonel entered the Air Force in 1990 after graduation from Rensselaer Polytechnic
  • Welcome home picnic

    A welcome home picnic for troops returning from deployment is 11:30 p.m. Friday at marina park. Fried fish, hamburgers and hot dogs are served to members returning from deployments, their families and other attendees as quantities permit. The honor guard, 81st Training Group's Drum and Bugle Corps and the winning team from Friday's drill down
  • It’s swimming pool season— what’s in, what’s out

    Whether swimming in a public pool or one at home, swimmers and parents of young swimmers should be aware of four important areas of pool safety. Pool security All swimming pools (above-ground and in-ground) should be enclosed by a fence, wall or other barrier to protect children from drowning The minimum height of this barrier should be at least
  • Farewell

  • Vets honored

  • Sod Squad