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  • 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
  • Keesler celebrates 30 years of Special Olympics Mississippi Summer Games

    Austin Seymour, Special Olympics athlete, is awarded the gold medal by Chief Master Sgt. Derek Fromenthal, 338th Training Squadron superintendent, for the 25 meter wheelchair race during the Special Olympics Mississippi Summer Games at the triangle track May 21, 2016, Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. More than 700 athletes and 3,000 volunteers worked
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