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  • Keesler student's actions help save lives, property

    The actions of an off-duty Airman from the 332nd Training Squadron helped save lives and property in Alabama recently. Airman Tony Morris, a precision measurement equipment laboratory student and native of Moline, Ill., helped control a fire that threatened the lives of nearly 22 people and property estimated at over $1 million in Grand Bay, Ala.,
  • A-76 impact felt by civilians across Keesler

    Keesler's civilian personnel officer Lee Hathorn, a briefer at Monday's A-76 town hall meeting, emphasized that the process "reaches out and touches every employee on base." Mr. Hathorn said a reduction in force is likely to reach outside affected organizations and impact other employees through the bump-and-retreat process, seniority rights and
  • A-76 picks up where it left off before Katrina

    Keesler's A-76 process resumes Thursday with a tentative decision to split base operating support between a government organization and a private contractor. This is where the study left off prior to Hurricane Katrina. A-76 refers to the federal government's procedures for determining if the performance of certain government activities is more
  • KEESLER A-76 PUBLIC REVIEW BEGINS MARCH 1

    After an extensive study by the Air Force, Keesler's A-76 process will resume where it left off prior to Hurricane Katrina. A-76 refers to the federal government's procedures for determining if the performance of certain government activities is more efficient and cost-effective if conducted by the government or private sector contractors. The
  • Plans for new event center take shape

    One good thing that's rising from Hurricane Katrina's rubble is a new structure for special functions, dining and recreational activities. The Bay Breeze Event Center combines an officers lounge, enlisted lounge, casual dining, ballroom, recreation rooms and a golf course clubhouse and pro shop under one roof. Construction of the $23.3 million
  • 2 Keesler fighters claim titles at Slugfest III

    Two of three champions crowned at the Feb. 16 Slugfest III in Hangar 4 are Keesler members. John Brown, 81st Mission Support Squadron, knocked out all three of his opponents to claim the heavyweight title.  The 233-pounder stopped Troy Glover, Columbus, in his opening bout.  His semifinal victim was another Keesler member, Jarmin Blanton, 334th
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