Keesler celebrates Black History Month with Jackie Robinson movie showing
Barry Lyons, Biloxi Shuckers Minor League Baseball Team ambassador, delivers opening remarks prior to the playing the movie, 42, inside the Welch Theater at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Feb. 21, 2019. The movie, a story of Jackie Robinson's rise to fame in Major League Baseball, was shown in celebration for Black History Month. Lyons played 14 years of professional baseball to include seven years in the major leagues. Keesler hosted several events throughout the month to include a 5K run, luncheon, movies and will conclude with a close-out celebration Feb. 28. The events are meant to help Keesler personnel to remember, educate and celebrate black history. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)