Air Force Gala held at BBEC Sept. 16 Published Aug. 25, 2017 By Airman 1st Class Suzanna Plotnikov 81st Training Wing Public Affairs KEESLER AIR FORCE BASE, Miss. -- Keesler Air Force Base is scheduled to host the Air Force Gala at 6 p.m. Sept. 16, in the Bay Breeze Event Center in celebration of the Air Force’s 70th birthday. The ticket prices are $28 for club members and $30 for non-club members. “We wanted to bring this event back to the base to support our local Air Force community this year,” said Master Sgt. Joshua Anderson, 81st Training Support Squadron Military Training Leader School instructor supervisor. It is going to be a gala-style event, rather than the traditional ball-style event. Military members have a wardrobe choice of mess dress, semi-formal dress or a 1940s era costume. Civilians have a wardrobe choice of black tie, evening gown or a 1940s era costume. Attendees must RSVP by Sept. 8. To RSVP click here. For more information call Teresa Anderson at 228-547-4448.