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  • Fallen Warrior: Staff Sgt. Michael Cinco

    Staff Sgt. Michael A. Cinco, 11th Field Investigations special agent, deployed supporting Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan while assigned to Beale AFB. He and his team captured a Taliban leader while conducting an air base ground defense patrol on an outside-the-wire mission. During his

  • Essential employees: civilians who serve

    When people think of the military, they may envision people in camouflage uniforms; but across more than 600 occupations and professions, there are over 150,000 civilian employees in the Air Force.“We're here to support the military and make sure we're able to complete the overall, worldwide

  • The basic COVID experience

    One week before COVID-19 precautions were established in response to the world-wide pandemic, a new flight of trainees arrived for basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas, March 10, 2020.“We had a normal week of basic training and then everything started to close down,”

  • 81st TRG holds CPI workshop to focus on innovation

    A Continuous Process Improvement workshop was held at Matero Hall on October 1 to discuss the 81st Training Group military training leaders roles and initiatives.MTLs and members from the 81st TRG reviewed current processes, shared best practices and identified ways to improve during the workshop.

  • Keesler survives hurricane exercise

    Airmen and civilians assigned to Keesler Air Force Base, Miss., participate in an incentive flight aboard a C-17 Globemaster III from Altus Air Force Base, Okla., Aug. 4, 2016. The incentive flight was part of a weeklong hurricane exercise to prepare Keesler for the current hurricane season. (U.S.

  • 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,

  • The fast track to becoming a victim advocate

    The Keesler Sexual Assault Response coordinator is always in search for new victim advocates to provide support, liaison services and care to victims of sexual assault. If an eligible Airman or Defense Department civilian is interested in joining the program, they can follow these steps to becoming

  • TRICARE 101: Understanding military healthcare

    TRICARE can be a complex creature to some military members and dependents. Luckily, there are professionals right here at Keesler who are in-the-know with TRICARE and can assist with some of the confusion.Maj. Jeff Kincannon, 81st Medical Support Squadron TRICARE operations and patient’s

  • Keesler Medical Center passes inspection with flying colors

    The 81st Medical Group retained its accreditation for another three years by The Joint Commission after their inspection concluded on Jan. 29, 2016. “We did fantastic,” said Maj. Andrew Rohrer, 81st Diagnostics and Therapeutics Squadron pathologist. “We received a couple of best practice nods on the