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  • U.S. Marine Corps celebrates 242nd birthday

    Marines from the Keesler Marine Detachment present the colors during the 242nd Marine Corps Birthday Ball at the Golden Nugget Casino Nov. 10, 2017, in Biloxi, Mississippi. More than 300 service members and guests attended the Keesler Marine Detachment-hosted event. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)
  • CNATTU commemorates 75th anniversary of Battle of Midway

    The Center for Naval Aviation Technical Training Unit Keesler held a commemoration ceremony for the Battle of Midway’s 75th anniversary at Allee Hall here June 7. The Battle of Midway took place six months after the attack on Pearl Harbor and is seen as the Navy’s most significant naval victory and a turning point in World War II. Sailors, Airmen,
  • CNATTU Keesler holds Pearl Harbor remembrance ceremony

    Center for Naval Aviation Technical Training Unit Keesler commemorated the 75th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor during a remembrance ceremony, Dec. 7.Sponsored by the CNATTU Keesler First Class Petty Officer Association, the ceremony was held outside of Allee Hall, with nearly 100 U.S. Navy, Marine Corps and Air Force personnel in
  • Marines celebrate 241 years

    Sgt. Jared Kerness, Keesler Marine Detachment instructor, performs a Prisoner of War/Missing in Action ceremony during the 241st Marine Corps Birthday Ball at the Golden Nugget Casino Nov. 11, 2016, in Biloxi, Miss. More than 300 service members and guests attended the Keesler MARDET-hosted event which featured and a speaker. (U.S. Air Force photo
  • 81st TRW celebrates Gulf Coast retirees

    The 81st Training Wing hosted its annual Retiree Appreciation Day at the Roberts Consolidated Aircraft Maintenance Facility here Nov. 4.More than 20 support services from around the base and local area gathered to provide local military retirees and their dependents with important information about medical, pay benefits and activities available to
  • SMMC visits Keesler Marine Det

    Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps Ronald Green speaks to members of the Keesler Marine Detachment at the Roberts Consolidated Aircraft Maintenance Facility Oct. 26, 2016, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. Green spoke on the current and future stance of the Marine Corps and the impact the young Marines have on its future. (U.S. Air Force photo by
  • SecAF honors Gulf Coast service members at Salute to the Military

    Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James attended the 38th Annual Salute to the Military as the keynote speaker to honor service members from across the Mississippi Gulf Coast Oct. 25.James along with Senator Roger Wicker, Congressman Steven Palazzo and Southern Mississippi community leaders gathered to pay tribute to men and women who have and
  • Airmen, Marines compete in Muscle Mania

    U.S. Marine Sgt. Azariah Pierce, Marine Corps Recruiting Sub-Station Baton Rouge North detachment recruiter, competes in the bench press portion of the annual Muscle Mania event at the Triangle Fitness Center July 16, 2016, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. The powerlifting event was open to men and women and featured squat, deadlift and bench press
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