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  • Air Force officials announce tour length changes

    After listening to feedback from Airmen and career field managers, Air Force officials are reducing targeted special duty and instructor tour lengths to create a more ready and resilient force.The tour length reduction from four to three years for military training instructors, military training leaders, Air Education and Training Command technical
  • Acting on impulse when it means the most

    It was a Friday night, June 14, when Tech. Sgt. Jonathan Collett, was finding his way back to base when he stumbled upon a man crawling in a front yard.
  • Airman helps others with pride

    Staff Sgt. Kayla Betts, 81st Aerospace Medicine Squadron mental health technician, always smiles as she recounts her experience as a member of both the Air Force and LGBT community.Around junior high, Betts noticed she felt she was different than others, but wasn’t sure why. In early high school Betts discovered she liked females.“I dated a couple
  • Keesler instructors partner with Biloxi for STEM summer camp

    Keesler technical training instructors worked hand in hand with Biloxi School District teachers to participate in a Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Academy for more than 200 students June 24-27.The Department of Defense Education Activity-funded summer program was designed to teach young students about the possibilities of careers in the
  • Keesler releases annual water quality report

    We are pleased to present this year's Annual Water Quality Report (Consumer Confidence Report) as required by the Safe Drinking Water Act. This report is designed to provide details about where your water comes from, what it contains, and how it compares to standards set by regulatory agencies. This report is a snapshot of last year's water
  • 81st IPTS welcomes new commander

    Col. Mary Parker assumed command of the 81st Inpatient Operation Squadron during an assumption of command ceremony here, June 21.
  • 81st TRSS welcomes new commander

    Lt. Col. Elbert G. Mose, incoming 81st Training Support Squadron commander, received command from Lt. Col. Stephen P. Arnott, outgoing 81st TRSS commander, during a change of command ceremony here, June 20.Col. Leo Lawson, Jr., 81st Training Group commander, presided over the ceremony."I can’t wait to get to know the 81st Training Support
  • 334th TRS instructor awarded Civilian Instructor of the Year

    Robert Fried, 334th Training Squadron instructor, received the 2018 Civilian Instructor of the Year award for Second Air Force, here.Fried was heavily involved in course development of the radar, airfield and weather career field, as well as developed all course materials for the introduction block, tower climbing and weather equipment. Fried
  • 335th TRS welcomes new commander

    Lt. Col. Samuel Williams Jr., incoming 335th Training Squadron commander, gained command from Lt. Col. Steven Lipinski, outgoing 335th TRS commander, during a change of command ceremony here, June 4.Col. Leo Lawson Jr., 81st Training Group commander, presided over the ceremony.“This organization has a great reputation and I will ensure we continue
  • Keesler Fire Department trains to maintain readiness

    The Keesler Fire Department conducted their semi-annual Aircraft Rescue Fire Fighting training using live fires, here, June 3-6.The fire department worked in conjunction with the Gulfport Combat Readiness Training Center Fire Department, Stennis Airport Fire Department and the U.S. Naval Air Station Pensacola Gulf Coast Fire Rescue to further