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  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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

  • Dragons recognized at local football game

    Keesler Airmen line the field during a Biloxi High School military appreciation night football game Sept. 29, 2017, Biloxi, Mississippi. Keesler leadership also participated in the coin toss to determine which team would receive the ball first. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

  • Airmen recognized as honorary CPOs

    Four Airmen completed the Navy’s Chief Petty Officers’ 365 Phase II Training Sept. 15 and were accepted into the Chief Petty Officers’ Mess. The training enhances leadership and communication skills with a heavy focus on team-building exercises and physical training. Master Sgt. Joshua Anderson,

  • Active shooter exercise tests base’s response

    Airmen from the 81st Training Wing experienced an active shooter exercise here Sept. 22. The exercise was designed to simulate the chaotic nature of a disgruntled person entering a facility on base and opening fire.  “For the exercise we wanted to test the base’s ability to respond to an active

  • OSF supports Keesler’s operations, training missions

    When Hurricane Irma was bearing down on the Caribbean, military aircraft in the storm’s path scrambled to escape to a safe haven. Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, answered the call of some of those aircraft, hosting 31 U.S. Navy MH-60 Seahawk helicopters, seven HH-60 Pave Hawk helicopters and

  • Dragon medics host 6th Annual Mammothon

    The 81st Medical Group is scheduled to host its 6th Annual Mammothon Oct. 27 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Keesler Medical Center.The walk-in service event is open to all Defense Department beneficiaries and dependents.“Free raffles will be held for attendees,” said Master Sgt. Victoria Cortez, 81st

  • Air Force Gala held at BBEC Sept. 16

    Keesler Air Force Base is scheduled to host the Air Force Gala at 6 p.m. Sept. 16, in the Bay Breeze Event Center in celebration of the Air Force’s 70th birthday. The ticket prices are $28 for club members and $30 for non-club members. “We wanted to bring this event back to the base to support our

  • Prepare your kids for back to school health

    The new school year is rapidly approaching which means, along with school work, it is also time to think about staying healthy throughout the school year. The Keesler Public Health Flight is here to help keep Keesler children healthy by providing the proper techniques to prevent the spread of germs.