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  • ATC brings simulations to the dorms

    A new air traffic control tower simulator, called the Max Sim, was installed in Erwin Manor on March 10, 2022.The Max Sim offers advanced visuals and a range of simulation capabilities, allowing customized training lessons, real world aircraft characteristics and speech recognition to give students

  • Division Street gate open

    Keesler officially opened the Division Street Gate on June 18.After planning for around 20 years, construction was completed in approximately two years with help from the city, Naval facilities command and local contractors.“This new gate will allow for more efficient and secure base access,” said

  • Fallen Warrior: Tech. Sgt. Guy Joseph Brungard

    For our Fallen Warrior commemoration this week, we remember U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Guy Joseph Brungard, 4th Air Commando Squadron flight engineer.On Mar 30, 1967, Brungard and his crew were aboard a Douglas AC-47D Spooky providing close air support to forces in Da Nang, Vietnam. The aircraft was

  • 81st TRG welcomes new commander

    Col. Laura King, incoming 81st Training Group commander, took command from Col. Chance Geray, outgoing 81st TRG commander, during a change of command ceremony here, June 15.Col. William Hunter, 81st Training Wing commander, presided over the ceremony.Before relinquishing command, Geray thanked the

  • Fallen Warrior: Lt. Col. John D. Loftis

    For our Fallen Warrior commemoration this week, we remember U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. John Loftis, 866th Air Expeditionary Squadron member.Loftis was born on February 22, 1968 in Paducah, Kentucky.He entered the Air Force in 1996 as a Space and Missile Officer after receiving his commission through