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  • 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
  • MTL school: developing stronger, better leaders

    The Military Training Leader course, here, is responsible for training approximately 120 MTLs per year. Those MTLs are then responsible for training approximately 30,000 Airmen in 49 different locations that fall under Air Education and Training Command.Over the years, the MTL course has undergone many changes to benefit not only the MTLs, but the
  • 85th EIS welcomes new commander

    Lt. Col. Nelson Caraballo, incoming 85th Engineering Installation Squadron commander, assumed command from Lt. Col. Jennifer Carns, outgoing 85th EIS commander, during a change of command ceremony at Maltby Hall June 4, here.
  • Graduate Medical Education program enhancing knowledge of military providers

    Thirty-four Air Force officers graduated their detailed training areas under the Graduate Medical Education program here, May 23.
  • 81st AMDS welcomes new commander

    Lt. Col. Catherine M. Callender, incoming 81st Aerospace Medicine Squadron commander, received command from Lt. Col. Michael A. Blowers, outgoing 81st AMDS commander, during a change of command ceremony here, June 4. Col. Beatrice T. Dolihite, 81st Medical Group service commander, presided over the ceremony. Callendar was previously the commander of the 412th Medical Operations Squadron at Edwards Air Force Base, California. "I’m confident we’ll continue to excel...
  • 81st SFS welcomes new commander

    Maj. Matthew R. Lowe, incoming 81st Security Forces Squadron commander, received command from Lt. Col. Jonathon M. Murray, outgoing 81st SFS commander, during a change of command ceremony here, May 31. Col. Marcia L. Quigley, 81st Mission Support Group commander, presided over the ceremony. Prior to becoming the 81st SFS commander, Lowe was the
  • Keesler Hurricane Preparedness

    June 1 marks the beginning of hurricane season, and with Keesler Air Force Base being located along the Gulf Coast, a high traffic area for hurricanes and tropical storms, it is imperative for Airmen and their families to know what to do in case one threatens the area.
  • 334th TRS welcomes new commander

    Lt. Col. Harry James, incoming 334th Training Squadron commander, took command from Lt. Col. Billy Wilson, Jr., outgoing 334th TRS commander, during a change of command ceremony here May 23.
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