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  • SAPR: Cultivating a culture of dignity, respect

    “Protecting our people protects our mission,” said Glen Popejoy, 81st Training Wing Sexual Assault Prevention and Response manager. “We implement a sexual assault prevention program through the use of prevention training that focuses on consent, awareness, intervention and building healthy

  • Developing warfighters of all kinds

    Providing service members mentorship opportunities, the Keesler Professional Development Center strives to help reach personal and professional goals, whilst assisting commanders by providing career enhancement support for the total force.The PDC includes courses such as Informed Decision Briefings,

  • Chief Bruce: Mentor for the next generation

    To spread his knowledge as a mentor and his experience as a leader, Chief Master Sgt. Kenneth Bruce, 16th Air Force command chief, Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas, held a briefing with Keesler personnel at Stennis Hall on March 25.A variety of Airmen were invited to talk with Bruce and ask

  • Mentored to the path of success

    As a brand-new one-striped Airman straight out of high school there was much for me to learn heading to the 81st Training Wing Public Affairs Office. There was so much in life that I had yet to experience and a future of possibility ahead. I was only sure of one thing; I wanted to

  • Inspiring the next generation of female leaders

    From combat pilots to various positions around the Air Force, women have proven their capabilities as leaders and demonstrated their importance to the mission. Keesler is celebrating outstanding women and their contributions to making the Air and Space Forces a more diverse and lethal force

  • Partnering together to reach new heights

    The Air Force continuously drives to find innovative ways to modernize and improve the force. Collaboration can stem innovation and expand knowledge, creating a consistent approach of improvement and advancement.Keesler and Mississippi State University developed a partnership earlier this year to

  • D2T2 PACs a punch at Air Force training

    The 81st Training Group initiated the Direct to Duty Technical Training program earlier this year to test the attainability of training Airmen at their assigned base, skipping the costly and timely process of technical training school.The trial tested the possibility of sending Airmen from basic

  • Marine serves as an example

    “I made a decision about 20 years ago to step foot on the yellow footprints on Paris Island, South Carolina,” said Master Sgt. Herman Kruppa, Keesler Marine Detachment Meteorological Oceanographic Analyst Forecaster Course curriculum developer. “Deciding to join the Marine Corps was one of the best