News Search

  • Local vigilance through defense

    One of the Department of the Air Force’s roles in the National Defense Strategy is to provide global vigilance. Global vigilance can be described as the ability to gain and maintain awareness anywhere, provide warning to others, analyze and breakdown information from adversaries and communicate the

  • Air Force transitions to a single combat uniform

    Air Force leaders announced the service will move to a single combat utility uniform, adopting the Operational Camouflage Pattern, or OCP, already in use by the Army and Airmen in combat zones and in certain jobs across the Air Force.

  • DBIDS farewell to slow gate traffic

    Personnel at the 81st Security Forces Squadron upgraded the technology they use at the gate checkpoints to improve traffic flow and boost security. The Defense Biometrics Identification System, a force protection tool in the form of a handheld ID card scanner, uses barcodes and biometrics to

  • First responders exercise readiness

    The 81st Training Wing, 403rd Wing and outside agencies conducted an anti-hijacking exercise, June 21, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss.A 403rd Wing WC-130J Super Hercules played the role of the hijacked aircraft where a crew member took hostages and taxied down the flight line in an attempt to take