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  • Mathies NCOA: Developing enlisted leaders

    More than 750 NCOs walk through the double doors of the Mathies NCO Academy on Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, every year. After six weeks, they walk out ready to make their Air Force a better, more capable organization.The mission of the MNCOA is to educate NCOs to manage and lead innovative Airmen.This is a charge that Chief Master Sgt.
  • Haven reopened for Keesler dorm residents

    Keesler’s private organizations and leadership came together to reopen the Haven, Dec. 21, to showcase the improved dorm common area for team Keesler’s permanent party Airmen. “It was brought to our attention that this space [Haven] was locked up because it was not being properly maintained,” said Tech. Sgt. Jennifer Watts, 81st Training Wing
  • Instructors of the Year

    BILOXI, Miss. (NNS) -- Center for Naval Aviation Technical Training Unit (CNATTU) Keesler announced its 2017 Sailors and instructors of the year Nov. 16 at the facility's headquarters onboard Keesler Air Force Base.Areographer's Mate 1st Class John Abraham was selected as the CNATTU Keesler Sailor of the Year (SOY), and Aviation Electronics
  • Hurricane Hunters discuss atmospheric river missions with Scripps scientists

    Members of the 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron “Hurricane Hunters” met with scientists from the University of California San Diego’s Scripps Institution of Oceanography here Wednesday to discuss plans for participating in atmospheric river reconnaissance missions in early 2018.
  • Wingman Day boosts resiliency at Keesler

    Airmen from Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, participated in a Wingman Day resiliency event Nov. 16. During Keesler’s previous wingman days units participated in morale boosting activities like fun runs and sporting competitions while also attending unit-wide Comprehensive Airman Fitness courses. However, this time, Airmen were able to sign up
  • Honor guard brings new perspective for Airman

    Some people see the honor guard when they’re performing their duties; attending funerals, parades, presenting colors and firing their rifles. They may not know what goes on behind the scenes, or what goes on in their minds.For Tech. Sgt. Benjamin Graham, Keesler Air Force Base Honor Guard Delta Flight NCO in charge, honor guard, a year-long
  • Less energy usage for more power

    October is Energy Action Month across the federal government, and for the Air Force, it represents an opportunity to remind Keesler Airmen of the role energy plays in fulfilling the Air Force’s mission.  The Air Force theme this year, “Protect the Power,” calls on Airmen and the larger Air Force community to practice smarter, more efficient energy
  • Weather students brief 3rd AF commander

    Weather students from the 335th Training Squadron had the rare opportunity to provide a weather brief to Lt. Gen. Richard Clark, 3rd Air Force Commander, Ramstein Air Base, Germany, using video teleconference Oct. 12. This was a unique training opportunity as well as a mentorship moment, said Tech. Sgt. Zachary Ferguson, 335th TRS instructor
  • 81st LRS takes action to conserve energy

    Thirteen vehicles from the 81st Logistics Readiness Squadron were selected to have propane kits installed in December 2016, a first for Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi.This was part of a year-long study to determine the environmental effects of using propane instead of gasoline in vehicles.Dover Air Force Base, Delaware, and Mountain Warfare
  • Keesler cruises through classic car show

    Jaxon Dean, son of Master Sgt. Charles Dean, 81st Medical Support Squadron information flight chief, and his mother, Jessica Dean, look inside of a 1937 Chevy Cabriolet at The Marina Park during the 14th Annual Cruisin’ Keesler Car Show Sept. 30, 2017, on Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi. The annual car show is held to kick off Cruisin’ the
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