News Search

Results:
Tag: Keesler
Clear
  • 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
  • Keesler Honor Guard open NBA game

    Keesler Honor Guard members present the colors at a New Orleans Pelicans NBA game at the Smoothie King Center, March 3, 2017, in New Orleans. Each year, the Keesler Honor Guard performs hundreds of ceremonial details across 48,000 square miles and 68 counties in Louisiana and Mississippi, including funerals, retirement ceremonies, changes of
  • DBIDS farewell to slow gate traffic

    Personnel at the 81st Security Forces Squadron upgraded the technology they use at the gate checkpoints to improve traffic flow and boost security. The Defense Biometrics Identification System, a force protection tool in the form of a handheld ID card scanner, uses barcodes and biometrics to identify cardholders. The system now has a reduced scan
  • New multimedia system provides CC tool to reach Airmen

    A demonstration of a new live multimedia conference system took place at the Bay Breeze Event Center here Feb. 6.   The new system provides the wing commander the ability to directly reach Airmen through a live broadcast to locations around base.   “The purpose of the Multimedia Broadcast System is to give the wing commander the capability to
  • 81st Training Group 5K “Toys for Tots” run

    Family members and 81st Training Group leadership pose for a photo with toy donations after a 5K “Toys for Tots” run, Dec. 11, 2016, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. The 5K run supported the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program, which collects and distributes toys in the community. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Andre’ Askew)
RSS