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  • Bridging the gap: SOMS promotes unity at the Summer Games 2019

    The Special Olympics Mississippi 2019 Summer Games is back to the Gulf Coast with a twist, May 10-11 here. This year for the first-time ever a unified relay team competes in the Special Olympics Summer Games. “The summer games is a huge partnership between Keesler and the Mississippi community that

  • Mini-triathlon tests athletes grit

    Cara Belvo, spouse of 2nd Lt. Alex Belvo, 81st Medical Support Squadron medical materiel director, participates in the 200-yard swim during Keesler’s mini-triathlon Sept. 23, 2016, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. The event also included a 9-mile bike ride and a 2-mile run.

  • Keesler celebrates 30 years of Special Olympics Mississippi Summer Games

    Austin Seymour, Special Olympics athlete, is awarded the gold medal by Chief Master Sgt. Derek Fromenthal, 338th Training Squadron superintendent, for the 25 meter wheelchair race during the Special Olympics Mississippi Summer Games at the triangle track May 21, 2016, Keesler Air Force Base, Miss.