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  • Keesler celebrates Earth Day

    Bruce Groves, Base Operations Support energy manager, passes out informational recycling pamphlets at the base exchange April 22, 2016, Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. The Base Operations Support energy program and environmental office set up a booth with hand-outs and literature materials about recycling and environmental sustainability for Keesler
  • Physical therapy keeps Airmen in the fight

    Cheryl Barnes-Sipp, wife of retired Tech. Sgt. Donald Sipp, exhales as Senior Airman Wesley McCool, 81st Surgical Operations Squadron physical medical technician, works on her shoulder joint mobility in the physical therapy department, April 6, 2016 Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. McCool is using a technique called passive joint mobilization, which
  • Wingman Week looks to bring Airmen and families together

    The 81st Training Wing will host its annual Wingman Week April 25-29.The week-long event includes multiple 5k runs, a Story Tellers showcase covering hardships and resiliency, a heritage themed scavenger hunt, a live streaming event and much more.Wingman Week’s goal is to help strengthen fitness, resilience, and readiness in Airmen, families,
  • Keesler hosts 4th Annual Bay Breeze Crawfish Cook-Off

    Senior Airman Ryan Fitzgerald, 81st Logistics Readiness Squadron fleet management analysist, eats a crawfish during the 4th Annual Bay Breeze Crawfish Cook-Off at the Bay Breeze Event Center April 8, 2016, Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. The “Bug Smugglers” won the cook-off and decided to gift the trophy and the prize to the second place team, “Kajun
  • The fast track to becoming a victim advocate

    The Keesler Sexual Assault Response coordinator is always in search for new victim advocates to provide support, liaison services and care to victims of sexual assault. If an eligible Airman or Defense Department civilian is interested in joining the program, they can follow these steps to becoming a victim advocate. Determine your
  • Keesler participates in Mississippi Gulf Resort Classic

    Members of the Keesler Honor Guard post the colors during the signing of the national anthem during the Mississippi Gulf Resort Classic closing ceremonies at the Fallen Oak Golf Course April 3, 2016. Col. Michele Edmondson, 81st Training Wing commander, and Keesler Airmen also participated in the festivities. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly
  • Keesler children celebrate Easter in the Park rain or shine

    Lovely Arnold, daughter of Staff Sgt. Duron Arnold, 81st Security Forces Squadron unit deployment manager, participates in a balancing egg game during Easter in the Park at the marina Mar. 26, 2016, Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. The event also included an egg hunt, a youth fun run, arts and crafts and visits with the Easter Bunny. (U.S. Air Force
  • Eyes on target: CATM helps Airmen stay qualified

    Staff Sgt. Joshua Green, 81st Security Forces Squadron combat arms instructor, instructs a class at the Combat Arms Training and Maintenance building March 9, 2016, Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. During classroom instruction, Airmen receive refresher training on how to properly handle, load, fire and maintain weapons ranging from the M4 Carbine to
  • Exercise tests base response to active shooter

    Col. Michele Edmondson, 81st Training Wing commander, makes a statement during a mock press conference at Wall Studio during Keesler's active shooter exercise Mar. 17, 2016, Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. An active duty Air Force member simulated opening fire at the hospital in order to test the base's ability to respond to and recover from a mass
  • Keesler genetics lab supports DOD facilities worldwide

    DeShannon Hall, 81st Medical Operations Squadron molecular technologist, uses a robotic sample prep handler at the 81st Medical Group’s genetics center Mar. 16, 2016, Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. The Air Force Medical Genetics Center is the only laboratory of its kind in the entire Defense Department. Made up of the cytogenetics and molecular
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