HomeNewsArticle Display

'Let the good times roll'

Keesler leadership and their families attend the Gulf Coast Carnival Association Mardi Gras parade Feb. 28, 2017, in Biloxi, Miss. Every Mardi Gras season, Keesler personnel participate in local parades to show their support of the communities surrounding the installation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Keesler leadership and their families attend the Gulf Coast Carnival Association Mardi Gras parade Feb. 28, 2017, in Biloxi, Miss. Every Mardi Gras season, Keesler personnel participate in local parades to show their support of the communities surrounding the installation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Kristi and Mac Smith, family of Col. C. Mike Smith, 81st Training Wing vice commander, catch beads during the Gulf Coast Carnival Association Mardi Gras parade Feb. 28, 2017, in Biloxi, Miss. Every Mardi Gras season, Keesler personnel participate in local parades to show their support of the communities surrounding the installation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Kristi and Mac Smith, family of Col. C. Mike Smith, 81st Training Wing vice commander, catch beads during the Gulf Coast Carnival Association Mardi Gras parade Feb. 28, 2017, in Biloxi, Miss. Every Mardi Gras season, Keesler personnel participate in local parades to show their support of the communities surrounding the installation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Members of the Keesler Air Force Base Honor Guard lead the Gulf Coast Carnival Association Mardi Gras parade Feb. 28, 2017, in Biloxi, Miss. Every Mardi Gras season, Keesler personnel participate in local parades to show their support of the communities surrounding the installation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Members of the Keesler Air Force Base Honor Guard lead the Gulf Coast Carnival Association Mardi Gras parade Feb. 28, 2017, in Biloxi, Miss. Every Mardi Gras season, Keesler personnel participate in local parades to show their support of the communities surrounding the installation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Alicia and Fox Cleary, family of Tech. Sgt. Richard Cleary, 336th Training Squadron instructor, play with building blocks during the Gulf Coast Carnival Association Mardi Gras parade Feb. 28, 2017, in Biloxi, Miss. The 81st Force Support Squadron’s Airman and Family Readiness Center staff invited families of deployed members to the event and provided food and entertainment to them prior to the start of the parade. Alicia is a 336th TRS key spouse. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Alicia and Fox Cleary, family of Tech. Sgt. Richard Cleary, 336th Training Squadron instructor, play with building blocks during the Gulf Coast Carnival Association Mardi Gras parade Feb. 28, 2017, in Biloxi, Miss. The 81st Force Support Squadron’s Airman and Family Readiness Center staff invited families of deployed members to the event and provided food and entertainment to them prior to the start of the parade. Alicia is a 336th TRS key spouse. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Atticus Fraites, son of Staff Sgt. Douglas Fraites, 85th Engineering Installation Squadron radio frequency transmissions team chief, draws on the side walk during the Gulf Coast Carnival Association Mardi Gras parade Feb. 28, 2017, in Biloxi, Miss. The 81st Force Support Squadron’s Airman and Family Readiness Center staff invited families of deployed members to the event and provided food and entertainment to them prior to the start of the parade. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Atticus Fraites, son of Staff Sgt. Douglas Fraites, 85th Engineering Installation Squadron radio frequency transmissions team chief, draws on the side walk during the Gulf Coast Carnival Association Mardi Gras parade Feb. 28, 2017, in Biloxi, Miss. The 81st Force Support Squadron’s Airman and Family Readiness Center staff invited families of deployed members to the event and provided food and entertainment to them prior to the start of the parade. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Veronica Hurtado, Keesler Child Development Center program assistant, and her son, Carlos, attend the Gulf Coast Carnival Association Mardi Gras parade Feb. 28, 2017, in Biloxi, Miss. Every Mardi Gras season, Keesler personnel participate in local parades to show their support of the communities surrounding the installation. The Keesler Honor Guard led the parade and members of base leadership also attended the event. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Veronica Hurtado, Keesler Child Development Center program assistant, and her son, Carlos, attend the Gulf Coast Carnival Association Mardi Gras parade Feb. 28, 2017, in Biloxi, Miss. Every Mardi Gras season, Keesler personnel participate in local parades to show their support of the communities surrounding the installation. The Keesler Honor Guard led the parade and members of base leadership also attended the event. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Keesler leadership and their families attend the Gulf Coast Carnival Association Mardi Gras parade Feb. 28, 2017, in Biloxi, Miss. Every Mardi Gras season, Keesler personnel participate in local parades to show their support of the communities surrounding the installation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Keesler leadership and their families attend the Gulf Coast Carnival Association Mardi Gras parade Feb. 28, 2017, in Biloxi, Miss. Every Mardi Gras season, Keesler personnel participate in local parades to show their support of the communities surrounding the installation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Keesler leadership and their families attend the Gulf Coast Carnival Association Mardi Gras parade Feb. 28, 2017, in Biloxi, Miss. Every Mardi Gras season, Keesler personnel participate in local parades to show their support of the communities surrounding the installation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Keesler leadership and their families attend the Gulf Coast Carnival Association Mardi Gras parade Feb. 28, 2017, in Biloxi, Miss. Every Mardi Gras season, Keesler personnel participate in local parades to show their support of the communities surrounding the installation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Col. Michele Edmondson, 81st Training Wing commander, and her son, Callahan McGowan, attend the Gulf Coast Carnival Association Mardi Gras parade Feb. 28, 2017, in Biloxi, Miss. Every Mardi Gras season, Keesler personnel participate in local parades to show their support of the communities surrounding the installation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Col. Michele Edmondson, 81st Training Wing commander, and her son, Callahan McGowan, attend the Gulf Coast Carnival Association Mardi Gras parade Feb. 28, 2017, in Biloxi, Miss. Every Mardi Gras season, Keesler personnel participate in local parades to show their support of the communities surrounding the installation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Parade attendees cheer during the Gulf Coast Carnival Association Mardi Gras parade Feb. 28, 2017, in Biloxi, Miss. The Keesler Honor Guard led the parade and members of base leadership also attended the event. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)
PHOTO DETAILS  /   DOWNLOAD HI-RES 10 of 11

Parade attendees cheer during the Gulf Coast Carnival Association Mardi Gras parade Feb. 28, 2017, in Biloxi, Miss. The Keesler Honor Guard led the parade and members of base leadership also attended the event. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

A float passes in front of Biloxi City Hall during the Gulf Coast Carnival Association Mardi Gras parade Feb. 28, 2017, in Biloxi, Miss. Every Mardi Gras season, Keesler personnel participate in local parades to show their support of the communities surrounding the installation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)
PHOTO DETAILS  /   DOWNLOAD HI-RES 11 of 11

A float passes in front of Biloxi City Hall during the Gulf Coast Carnival Association Mardi Gras parade Feb. 28, 2017, in Biloxi, Miss. Every Mardi Gras season, Keesler personnel participate in local parades to show their support of the communities surrounding the installation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

KEESLER AIR FORCE BASE, Miss. -- Keesler leadership and their families attend the Gulf Coast Carnival Association Mardi Gras parade Feb. 28, 2017, in Biloxi, Miss. Every Mardi Gras season, Keesler personnel participate in local parades to show their support of the communities surrounding the installation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)