News Search

Results:
Tag: heritage
Clear
  • SAIGE Military Meritorious Service Award winner fosters resilience, culture

    Maj. Tanya Mooneyham, 81st Medical Group Intensive Care Unit element leader, belongs to a group that comprises only two percent of the U.S. population and an even smaller percentage in the military.Mooneyham is proud of her Native American heritage which taught her resilience and enabled her to win the 2019 Society of American Indian Government
  • Keesler furthers MTL development with new building, resources

    The 81st Training Support Squadron’s Military Training Leader Course schoolhouse has a new home in Lott Hall, where the first course in the new building began July 17.The instructors, formerly based in Allee Hall, only had a couple classrooms at their disposal. They now have access to a dedicated training area and resources.“The new space is
  • 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 known for the numerous contributions he made to
  • 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 to begin Keesler’s celebration of National Women’s
  • 81st TRG chief retires after 29 years of service

    Chief Master Sgt. Robert Winters, 81st Training Group superintendent, delivers remarks during his retirement ceremony at the Bay Breeze Event Center Sept. 8, 2016, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. Winters retired with more than 29 years of military service and served multiple assignments in California, Louisiana, Georgia, Colorado, Korea and the
  • Keesler inducts its newest Senior NCOs

    Col. Michele Edmondson, 81st Training Wing commander, delivers remarks during the Senior Noncommissioned Officer Induction Ceremony at the Bay Breeze Event Center Aug. 18, 2016, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. Thirty-seven enlisted members were recognized and received a commemorative medallion at the event. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly
  • Cody Hall lab renamed after fallen Airman

    Family and military personnel filled Cody Hall to dedicate its tower lab to Maj. W. David Gray, August 8, here.To commemorate Gray’s service in the Air Force, the 334th Training Squadron held a ribbon cutting to officially reopen the doors to the lab bearing the new name and an exhibit with pictures and awards Gray earned throughout his career.Gray
  • 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 Facility here, served 32 years in the U.S. Army Air
  • 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 purpose of the ceremony was to honor the career and
  • 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, resilience, and readiness in Airmen, families,
RSS