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  • Connection equals protection

    The 81st Security Forces Squadron hosted National Night Out at the Keesler Community Center, Oct. 5.National Night Out brings defenders and the communities they protect together for an event featuring a bounce house, K-9 demonstration and more activities with the goal of increasing familiarity of

  • Uniting countries and communities

    Serving as the Keesler Saudi country liaison officer for the students in training from Saudi Arabia on Keesler, Capt. Naif Almani has worked toward the goal of providing his country with exceptional soldiers and strengthening its relationship with the United States.After receiving notice from the

  • The mission and the community: Contracted for excellence

    One way the partnership between Keesler and the community is strengthened is through local contracts created to support Keesler’s mission and the local community.The 81st Contracting Squadron writes contracts with vendors for various necessities such as commodities, services and construction.

  • Keesler uses VR to strengthen partnerships with community

    In an effort to draw awareness to Keesler’s flying training mission, local city development managers and civic leaders used virtual reality and watched live aerial demonstrations, here, Jan. 23.The 403rd Reserve Wing and 81st Training Group held briefings, workshops, and demonstrations to illustrate

  • Keesler leadership hosts family housing open house

    Keesler Air Force Base leadership came together at the Bay Breeze Event Center for the Keesler Housing Review Open House from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m, Feb. 25.Keesler created the forum to give military members and their spouses a chance to voice their housing concerns and provide possible

  • Keesler, surrounding communities strengthen partnership

    The Keesler Air Force Community Partnership program reached another milestone March 7 with the signing of a Memorandum of Agreement between Keesler and surrounding Mississippi Gulf Coast community members during its Leadership Committee meeting at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi. “Since its

  • Keesler personnel mentor local high school football club

    Keesler personnel take a photo with St. Martin High School senior football players during a leadership seminar Aug. 13, 2016, at Center Pointe Church in Ocean Springs, Miss. The seminar was a collaboration of the St. Martin Gridiron Club and Keesler personnel who demonstrated the value of being

  • Military, local leaders, family celebrate Tuskegee Airman

    Local civic leaders, military members, family and friends attended a bust unveiling ceremony in honor of Col. Lawrence E. Roberts, a Tuskegee Airman, July 13, at the Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport, Gulfport, Miss. Roberts, whose name also adorns the Roberts Consolidated Aircraft Maintenance