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  • Who needs to be ready for a logistics inspection? Everyone!

    Are you ready for the Air Education and Training Command's Logistics Standardization and Evaluation Team inspection? The team visits us the last week of the month and takes a look at every unit and individual on base. As the team's arrival nears, now's the time for all of us to finalize our preparations. Who needs to be ready? Everyone! There are
  • Who are we? Airman Warrior, Warrior Ethos, Cyber Warrior, Expeditionary Airmen, or just Airman?

    Since the founding of the Air Force in 1947, we've attempted to define who we are. Our mission has evolved with technology and now we, "Fly, fight and win in Air, Space, and Cyberspace." Fairly clear and concise, each of us understands our role in the mission, operations or support. The question is not what we do but rather who we are? The term
  • Are you ready for LSET?

    Are you ready for the Air Education and Training Command's Logistics Standardization and Evaluation Team inspection? The team visits us the last week of the month and takes a look at every unit and individual on base. Now's the time for all of us to finalize our preparations. Who needs to be ready? Everyone! Are you a military member? Now's the
  • Chiefs vs. Eagles — more than just a softball game

    As you read this commentary, you're probably wondering why you have seen Keesler's chief master sergeants limping around the base all week. Some may even note a sense of fatigue, sore muscles or stiff backs. Please go easy on them as they are merely recovering from playing in the Chiefs vs. Eagles softball game on Wingman Day. Yup, those Chiefs are
  • Winning teams headed to success

    The Pittsburgh Steelers are heading back to the Super Bowl to face the amazing Arizona Cardinals in what may prove to be one of the most entertaining games in championship history. I'm from Pittsburgh and my wife is an Arizona State graduate, so you can bet our divided household will be watching the game with great interest. You can also bet that
  • Embracing King’s legacy as new president takes charge

    Today marks the birth of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., one of America's most inspiring leaders. All across America, we will reflect on his legacy this Monday, the third Monday in January, as we observe the Dr. Martin Luther King federal holiday. Rather than just another day for federal workers to sleep in, go shopping or just goof off, let's make
  • Get ready for Keesler’s finest year

    Welcome to 2009! This year is already shaping up to be very busy for Keesler, and it is time for everyone to buckle their chin-straps and suit up for what promises to be our best year ever! As mentioned in our December Commander's Calls, our focus for 2009 will be on improving policies, procedures and precision. Rebuilding is much more than brick
  • Seeking success? Seek wisdom first

    Success, according to the online encyclopedia Wikipedia, is the achievement of an objective or goal. Everyone measures success differently, and what you may consider success may not hold true for everyone else. However you define success, remember as you strive for that objective or goal to first "seek wisdom." In the book, "The Traveler's Gift" by
  • Wishing all safe holiday

    Happy holidays! As we complete our last academic week of the year, many are readying for holiday travel and time with family and friends. This weekend, over 2,000 Keesler Airmen, Sailors, Soldiers and Marines will depart the base via planes, trains, and automobiles.These great folks will travel across the country and around the world. They
  • 2nd Air Force commander urges safety during holidays

    Team Second Air Force, The Christmas and New Year holiday season is nearly here, and many will soon be traveling to be with family and friends. Although this holiday season is meant to be a time of joy and celebration, it can also be a time of sadness too often marred by tragic --and preventable -- loss of life. This time of year requires our very
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