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  • 2016 Annual Water Quality Report

    The Bioenvironmental Engineering Flight released the January through December 2016 Annual Water Quality Report for Keesler as required by the Safe Drinking Water Act. The report provides details about where the base water comes from, what it contains, and how it compares to standards set by regulatory agencies.Keesler’s drinking water comes from
  • Keesler furthers MTL development with new building, resources

    The 81st Training Support Squadron’s Military Training Leader Course schoolhouse has a new home in Lott Hall, where the first course in the new building began July 17.The instructors, formerly based in Allee Hall, only had a couple classrooms at their disposal. They now have access to a dedicated training area and resources.“The new space is
  • Keesler,Biloxi firefighters complete rescue training

    Members of the Keesler and Biloxi Fire Departments participate in confined space rescue operations training in the Keesler Medical Center June 16, 2017, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. Keesler hosted the advanced rescue certification training course, which consisted of confined space rescue, high and low angle rescue and stokes basket rescue
  • 81st IG team earns MAJCOM, AF-level awards

    The 81st Training Wing Inspector General office staff earned the Lt. Gen. John P. Flynn IG Award at both the active duty wing -and major command level here June 14.Throughout the last year, the 81st IG team handled 113 formal complaints, six congressional inquiries and three senior leader adverse actions.The Flynn award recognizes complaints
  • Col. Debra Lovette takes command of 81st TRW

    Col. Debra Lovette took command of the 81st Training Wing during a change of command ceremony at the Bay Breeze Event Center here, June 2. Outgoing commander, Col. Michele Edmondson, relinquished the guidon before heading to her new assignment as executive officer to the vice chief of staff of the Air Force. Maj. Gen. Bob LaBrutta, 2nd Air Force
  • Air Force releases 2016 sexual assault reports

    Air Force reports of sexual assault increased in fiscal year 2016, according to the service’s annual report released May 1. The Air Force received 1,355 reports of sexual assaults in fiscal 2016, compared to 1,312 in fiscal 2015. Expressed as a percentage of the total Air Force population, including active duty, Air Force Reserve, Air National
  • Boots vs. Badges starts off 2017 SOMS

    The ‘Boots’ team, made up of Keesler Airmen and Special Olympics athletes, pump each other up during the Boots vs. Badges volleyball game at the Blake Fitness Center, May 13, 2017, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. Keesler Airmen competed against City of Biloxi police officers and firefighters as the starting event for the 2017 Special Olympics
  • Dragons prep to host 2017 SOMS

    Keesler is set to host more than 700 athletes for this year’s Special Olympics Mississippi Summer Games, May 19-21, here.This year marks the 31st year the base has hosted athletes from across Mississippi as they compete to qualify for the national games.Jackie Pope, Keesler Airman and Family Readiness Center chief and SOMS project officer, said the
  • Top III council works to better KAFB

    Once a month senior enlisted Airmen from across the base gather to share ideas, engage with their peers and discuss ways to improve the installation.  This meeting of the minds happens the second Wednesday of the month during the Keesler Top III meetings at 3:30 p.m. in the Bay Breeze Event Center’s third floor Dragon’s Lair.  “We need you . . .
  • Descendants visit Wolfe Hall

    Descendants of Lt. Leroy Wolfe visited Keesler Air Force Base March 10 for a special tour of the training facility named in his honor.    Wolfe’s daughter, Jean Wolfe-Zartman, 88, and two of his granddaughters, Barbara Howard and Nancy Hagy, made the trip to Keesler to honor his legacy. Wolfe is known for the numerous contributions he made to
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