Keesler leadership pose for a group photo with the newly inducted honorary commanders during the 2018 Honorary Commanders Induction Ceremony at the Bay Breeze Event Center Jan. 26, 2018, on Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi. The event recognized the newest members of Keesler’s honorary commanders
Col. Leo Lawson, Jr., 81st Training Group commander, lays a wreath as his daughter, Mia, looks on during the Wreaths Across America ceremony at the Biloxi National Cemetery Dec. 16, 2017, in Biloxi, Mississippi. Wreaths Across America, a non-profit organization, was formed as an extension of the
Col. Debra Lovette, 81st Training Wing commander, delivers remarks during the 81st Training Group change of command ceremony in the Bay Breeze Event Center Aug. 4, 2017, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. The ceremony is a symbol of command being exchanged from one commander to the next by the hand
Col. Jeannine Ryder, 81st Medical Group commander, listens as names of deceased veterans are read during the Memorial Day Ceremony at the Biloxi National Cemetery May 29, 2017, Biloxi, Miss. The ceremony paid homage to those who have made the ultimate sacrifice while serving in the armed forces.
John Lowe, 81st FSS community readiness consultant, and Ernesto Alvendia, 81st Force Support Squadron community readiness specialist, serve as the master of ceremonies during the Annual Volunteer Recognition Ceremony in the Sablich Center April 27, 2017, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. The event
Staff Sgt. Anthony Marshall, 81st Infrastructure Division firefighter, conducts a last alarm tribute during a 9/11 memorial retreat ceremony, Sept. 12, 2016, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. Fifteen years ago on Sept. 11, 2001, 19 terrorists simultaneously hijacked four passenger jets; flying one
Keesler personnel gather at the Bay Breeze Event Center during a recognition ceremony for Tech. Sgt. Cassandra Cruz, 81st Force Support Squadron Airman Leadership School instructor, for her selection as one of the 12 Outstanding Airmen of the Year Aug. 2, 2016, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. This