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  • Team Keesler hosts Biloxi Jr. Leadership students

    Biloxi Chamber of Commerce Junior Leadership students toured Keesler to learn about the mission and training capabilities. Col. Billy Pope Jr., 81st Training Wing commander, spoke to the students about peer leadership and mentorship before they saw a military working dog demonstration from the 81st

  • Airmen march in Elks Club Mardi Gras Parade

    Members of the Keesler Air Force Base Honor Guard and the 81st Training Group led the Elks Club Mardi Gras parade in Ocean Springs, Mississippi. Keesler personnel participate in local parades during the Mardi Gras season to show support of the festival’s history in the community. 

  • MLK Special Observance Presentation

    The 81st Training Wing hosted a Martin Luther King Jr. Special Observance Presentation to honor and discuss the impact Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. made throughout his life and the changes that are still present today.

  • Welcome to a Day at Keesler

    The 81st Training Wing hosted federal, state and local leaders on base for a "Day at Keesler" to familiarize them with the 81st Training Wing mission and evolving needs while strengthening community partnerships. 

  • 81st TRW immerses in 85th EIS mission

    Col. Billy Pope, Jr., 81st Training Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Michael Venning, 81st TRW command chief, visited the 85th Engineering Installation Squadron to gain a better understanding of what support the 81st TRW can provide. 

  • The Keesler Blood Program: Providing the tools of life

    January is observed as National Blood Donor Month, a time to honor voluntary blood donors and spread awareness of the necessity for blood donations. Keesler Air Force Base’s blood program is actively engaging in the month’s observance by providing additional opportunities for individuals to donate.