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  • Weather students brief 3rd AF commander

    Weather students from the 335th Training Squadron had the rare opportunity to provide a weather brief to Lt. Gen. Richard Clark, 3rd Air Force Commander, Ramstein Air Base, Germany, using video teleconference Oct. 12. This was a unique training opportunity as well as a mentorship moment, said Tech. Sgt. Zachary Ferguson, 335th TRS instructor
  • The science of learning: NASA brings Gulf Coast educators to Keesler

    The 335th Training Squadron and the 403rd Wing Hurricane Hunters hosted a NASA Educator Workshop here March 30. More than 18 educators from Mississippi and Louisiana along with Stennis Space Center NASA education specialists came here to learn diverse ways of teaching and gain resources to take back to their schools.   “This is first time we have
  • Science on a Sphere arrives at KAFB, first in DoD

    In a completely black room at the 335th Training Squadron’s Weather Training Complex, a 48-inch carbon fiber globe hangs, suspended from the ceiling with projectors pointing at it from each corner, awaiting its Defense Department debut March 23.    Science on a Sphere is the DoD’s newest weather training aid, using computers with high-end graphic
  • Local school-aged children explore Keesler

    Staff Sgt. John Hood, 81st Infrastructure Division emergency communications center NCO in charge, provides a brief to school-aged children at the Keesler Fire Department during Biloxi Career Exploration Day March 2, 2017, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. The children also toured the 334th Training Squadron air traffic control school, 335th TRS
  • Planning a safe winter holiday season

    Although Keesler Air Force Base generally isn’t impacted by winter weather, as many members of Team Keesler travel, celebrate and decorate during the holiday season, it’s important to be aware of the possible risks the holiday season may bring with it. The 81st Training Wing Safety Office has a few tips for travel, decorating and general holiday
  • Academic ace

    U.S. Navy Seaman Stephen De Los Santos, Center for Naval Aviation Technical Training Unit Keesler student, records wind measurements at the Weather Training Complex observatory Sept. 21, 2016, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. De Los Santos, from Houston, Texas, graduated with perfect scores in the weather training course. He heads to the 17th