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  • Enhancing the mission at all levels

    Across more than 11,000 personnel at Keesler, the 81st Training Wing’s mission is maintained at all levels. Airmen such as Airman 1st Class Noah Magruder, 81st Comptroller Squadron special actions technician, serve as the backbone of the mission.“I manage Keesler personnel that are in-processing and

  • Keesler member wins GEICO Military Service Award

    Staff Sgt. Rashawn Thompson, 81st Medical Operations Squadron mental health technician, is the Air Force’s 2018 GEICO Military Service Award recipient.  Awarded annually to one member from each of the five armed services branches, the award recognizes a service member’s contributions to health and

  • Airman’s Attic: Quality items at no cost

    On the corner of Meadows Drive and 1st Street, next to the Keesler Thrift Shop, sits a store some might not even know exists, called the Keesler Airman’s Attic.Inside are hundreds of items, ranging from baby items and furniture to household goods and uniforms, which Airmen ranked E-6 and below can

  • 81st Training Group hosts Dragon Recognition Ceremony

    Col. Scott Solomon, 81st Training Group commander, administers the oath of enlistment to the Training Group’s 152 newest Airmen promotees during the 81st Training Group Dragon Recognition Ceremony on the drill pad at the Levitow Training Support Facility July 28, 2016, on Keesler Air Force Base,

  • 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

  • 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,

  • Honoring Women: Past, present and future

    Nakisha Hall, 81st Force Support Squadron community readiness specialist, explains what the Airman and Family Readiness Center has to offer to Lt. Col. Elizabeth Aptekar, 335th Training Squadron commander, during the National Women’s History Fair at the Roberts Consolidated Maintenance Facility Mar.