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Honoring Women: Past, present and future

Nakisha Hall, 81st Force Support Squadron community readiness specialist, explains what the Airman and Family Readiness Center has to offer to Lt. Col. Elizabeth Aptekar, 335th Training Squadron commander, during the National Women’s History Fair at the Roberts Consolidated Maintenance Facility Mar. 24, 2016, Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. The event was held in honor of National Women’s History Month.  Also included, were health and informational booths, a guest panel of accomplished women and a presentation honoring Keesler women of distinction.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Nakisha Hall, 81st Force Support Squadron community readiness specialist, explains what the Airman and Family Readiness Center has to offer to Lt. Col. Elizabeth Aptekar, 335th Training Squadron commander, during the National Women’s History Fair at the Roberts Consolidated Maintenance Facility Mar. 24, 2016, Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. The event was held in honor of National Women’s History Month. Also included, were health and informational booths, a guest panel of accomplished women and a presentation honoring Keesler women of distinction. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Senior Airman Catherine Wilson, 81st Security Forces Squadron electronic security systems and Defense Biometric Identification System technician, stands among fellow service members during the National Women’s History Fair at the Roberts Consolidated Maintenance Facility Mar. 24, 2016, Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. The event was held in honor of National Women’s History Month.  Also included, were health and informational booths, a guest panel of accomplished women and a presentation honoring Keesler women of distinction. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Senior Airman Catherine Wilson, 81st Security Forces Squadron electronic security systems and Defense Biometric Identification System technician, stands among fellow service members during the National Women’s History Fair at the Roberts Consolidated Maintenance Facility Mar. 24, 2016, Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. The event was held in honor of National Women’s History Month. Also included, were health and informational booths, a guest panel of accomplished women and a presentation honoring Keesler women of distinction. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

A guest panel of accomplished women speak to attendees during the National Women’s History Fair at the Roberts Consolidated Maintenance Facility Mar. 24, 2016, Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. The event was held in honor of National Women’s History Month.  Also included, were health and informational booths and a presentation honoring Keesler women of distinction. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

A guest panel of accomplished women speak to attendees during the National Women’s History Fair at the Roberts Consolidated Maintenance Facility Mar. 24, 2016, Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. The event was held in honor of National Women’s History Month. Also included, were health and informational booths and a presentation honoring Keesler women of distinction. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Staff Sgt. Kaytlyn Mapes, 81st Medical Operations Squadron mental health technician, speaks to attendees during the National Women’s History Fair at the Roberts Consolidated Maintenance Facility Mar. 24, 2016, Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. The event was held in honor of National Women’s History Month. Mapes was on the guest panel of five accomplished women who shared their personal story. Also included, were health and informational booths and a presentation honoring Keesler women of distinction.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Staff Sgt. Kaytlyn Mapes, 81st Medical Operations Squadron mental health technician, speaks to attendees during the National Women’s History Fair at the Roberts Consolidated Maintenance Facility Mar. 24, 2016, Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. The event was held in honor of National Women’s History Month. Mapes was on the guest panel of five accomplished women who shared their personal story. Also included, were health and informational booths and a presentation honoring Keesler women of distinction. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Members of the Keesler Honor Guard post the colors during the National Women’s History Fair at the Roberts Consolidated Maintenance Facility Mar. 24, 2016, Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. The event was held in honor of National Women’s History Month.  Also included, were health and informational booths, a guest panel of accomplished women and a presentation honoring Keesler women of distinction.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Members of the Keesler Honor Guard post the colors during the National Women’s History Fair at the Roberts Consolidated Maintenance Facility Mar. 24, 2016, Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. The event was held in honor of National Women’s History Month. Also included, were health and informational booths, a guest panel of accomplished women and a presentation honoring Keesler women of distinction. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Family Advocacy shirts sit on display for Airmen during the National Women’s History Fair at the Roberts Consolidated Maintenance Facility Mar. 24, 2016, Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. The event was held in honor of National Women’s History Month.  Also included, were health and informational booths, a guest panel of accomplished women and a presentation honoring Keesler women of distinction.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Family Advocacy shirts sit on display for Airmen during the National Women’s History Fair at the Roberts Consolidated Maintenance Facility Mar. 24, 2016, Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. The event was held in honor of National Women’s History Month. Also included, were health and informational booths, a guest panel of accomplished women and a presentation honoring Keesler women of distinction. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Capt. Sharhonda Johnson, 81st Surgical Operations Squadron women’s health clinic nurse, gives clinic literature to Keesler Airmen during the National Women’s History Fair at the Roberts Consolidated Maintenance Facility Mar. 24, 2016, Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. The event was held in honor of National Women’s History Month.  Also included, was a guest panel of accomplished women and a presentation honoring Keesler women of distinction.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Capt. Sharhonda Johnson, 81st Surgical Operations Squadron women’s health clinic nurse, gives clinic literature to Keesler Airmen during the National Women’s History Fair at the Roberts Consolidated Maintenance Facility Mar. 24, 2016, Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. The event was held in honor of National Women’s History Month. Also included, was a guest panel of accomplished women and a presentation honoring Keesler women of distinction. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

KEESLER AIR FORCE BASE, Miss. -- Nakisha Hall, 81st Force Support Squadron community readiness specialist, explains what the Airman and Family Readiness Center has to offer to Lt. Col. Elizabeth Aptekar, 335th Training Squadron commander, during the National Women’s History Fair at the Roberts Consolidated Maintenance Facility Mar. 24, 2016, Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. The event was held in honor of National Women’s History Month. Also included, were health and informational booths, a guest panel of accomplished women and a presentation honoring Keesler women of distinction. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)