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  • Training through time ensures USAF is second to none

    Second Air Force is known for transforming civilians into the Airmen we need to continue to dominate in air, space, and cyberspace. However, this was not always what the Numbered Air Force has been called to do.On Oct. 19, 1940, the Army Air Corps established the Northwest Air District, what we know

  • Family stars in Cody Hall

    Family members of Capt. Howard Rudolph Cody received Gold Star Family ID cards, here and toured Cody Hall, Sept. 2.Cody Hall was named in honor of Capt. Howard Rudolph Cody, a senior pilot who was killed in action in South Vietnam. The building hosts training for the 334th Training Squadron,

  • 37 years, 5 uniforms, 1 family

    Throughout the Air Force’s history, the uniform worn by Airmen has changed many times. Uniform changes may seem insignificant as they are common, but the changing of the cloth that service members wear represent so much more for some.Chief Master Sgt. David Pizzuto, 81st Training Wing command chief,

  • A dark night leads to a bright career

    It was a zero illumination night in a Pave Low helicopter above the New Mexico desert when two pilots experienced a malfunction in their flight controls during a training mission. Normally, protocol is to land immediately. Due to the unique circumstances of that night, the flight crew hesitated to

  • National Medal of Honor Day 2018

    In 1991, Congress passed Public Law 101-564 which designated March 25 of each year as National Medal of Honor Day. The day is dedicated to Medal of Honor recipients and is a time to remember the sacrifices of men and women in uniform who have earned their nation’s highest military honor.   Keesler

  • Descendants visit Wolfe Hall

    Descendants of Lt. Leroy Wolfe visited Keesler Air Force Base March 10 for a special tour of the training facility named in his honor.    Wolfe’s daughter, Jean Wolfe-Zartman, 88, and two of his granddaughters, Barbara Howard and Nancy Hagy, made the trip to Keesler to honor his legacy. Wolfe is

  • AF heritage on display for Women's History Month

    Tech. Sgt. Meshanda Lopez, 81st Training Wing special victims paralegal, and Ruby Bordley, 81st Force Support Squadron work life program technician, view women’s heritage display items at the Bay Breeze Event Center March 1, 2017, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. The display was set up for viewing

  • Military, local leaders, family celebrate Tuskegee Airman

    Local civic leaders, military members, family and friends attended a bust unveiling ceremony in honor of Col. Lawrence E. Roberts, a Tuskegee Airman, July 13, at the Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport, Gulfport, Miss. Roberts, whose name also adorns the Roberts Consolidated Aircraft Maintenance

  • Keesler honors namesake with retreat ceremony

    Hundreds of Airmen assigned to Keesler Air Force Base lined Meadows Drive in formation as Keesler leadership, military retirees and local business and civic leaders gathered in front of the 81st Training Wing Headquarters Building during a 75th anniversary Lt. Keesler retreat ceremony May 13. The