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  • Keesler Chapel fosters resiliency

    In the months of September, October and November, the 81st Training Wing Chapel team has created three resiliency events targeting different cross-sections of the base community. The largest of the three events is Home Away from Home and will be happening Nov. 22. This event occurs each year on Thanksgiving and is an avenue for 81st Training Group
  • My heritage lives in me

    I'll never forget the night I first met him.   It was late and raining outside. We pulled up to his house in Tennessee and my dad and I walked up to the front door. When the door opened I saw a tall shadowy figure standing in front of me. He didn't say a single word. He just held out his hand and at that moment I wasn't scared anymore.   I was
  • What's in a badge?

    When out and about on the base, I’m often asked the meaning of my Air Force Inspector General Badge. More often than not, when I tell someone I work for the 81st Training Wing IG office, the common response is a raised eyebrow. This look obviously indicates some are leery or do not fully understand the role of an IG member.   With very few
  • A fond farewell

    As I prepare to depart Keesler, I would like to take an opportunity to express how much I appreciate what you all have done for the 81st Training Wing and Team Keesler. It is with a sad heart that I must move on but I know I will always cherish these memories and experiences as the best in my career. My family and I truly enjoyed our time here
  • Developing tomorrow's leaders through today's leadership

    During my previous assignment at the Pentagon, I had the opportunity to tour the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C. Among its displays, I found a quote from Confucius, "Give instruction unto those who cannot procure it for themselves." This quote had very personal meaning as I prepared for my role here as the 81st Training Support Squadron