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  • Keesler springs to community clean-up

    Keesler has always had a good relationship with the surrounding communities. In order to maintain those relationships, Keesler participates in activities such as the Community Clean-Up Day that was held in Ocean Springs, Mississippi, August 24. Nearly 100 volunteers from Keesler gathered at Freedom Field and dispersed around the city of Ocean
  • Keesler Airman receives 2019 Military Volunteer of the Year award

    Every year the City of Biloxi recognizes individuals who have volunteered their time and had a positive impact on the local communityOne of those individuals was Senior Airman Michael Padgett, 81st Communications Squadron client systems technician, who received the 2019 Military Volunteer of the Year award for the City of Biloxi, April 16.Tech Sgt.
  • Dragons volunteer at Habitat for Humanity

    U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Donaisha Campbell, 81st Surgical Operations Squadron women’s health technician, sorts lighting equipment at the Habitat for Humanity Restore in Gulfport, Mississippi, June 28, 2018. This was a week-long volunteer event where Airmen helped restock, sort, clean, price and help customers at the store. In addition to the
  • Volunteer receives leadership recognition

    Brandy Lee Riddell, Airman’s Attic lead volunteer, poses for a photo with base leadership and her spouse, Master Sgt. James Riddell, Mathies NCO Academy curriculum and analysis superintendent at the Airman’s Attic May 24, 2017, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. Riddell was recognized by Chief Master Sgt. Vegas Clark, 81st Training Wing command
  • Boots vs. Badges starts off 2017 SOMS

    The ‘Boots’ team, made up of Keesler Airmen and Special Olympics athletes, pump each other up during the Boots vs. Badges volleyball game at the Blake Fitness Center, May 13, 2017, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. Keesler Airmen competed against City of Biloxi police officers and firefighters as the starting event for the 2017 Special Olympics
  • 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
  • Volunteers get recognized by Biloxi mayor

    Keesler Fishbowl Student Ministry Center members receive the 2017 Military Group Volunteer of the Year award during the 34th Annual Biloxi Volunteer Recognition Awards at the Frank Gruich Community Center Apr. 25, 2015, in Biloxi, Miss. The event is held each year to recognize military members and Biloxi citizens for volunteering in the local 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 snag for no cost. “We receive really good donations
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