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  • Marine serves as an example

    “I made a decision about 20 years ago to step foot on the yellow footprints on Paris Island, South Carolina,” said Master Sgt. Herman Kruppa, Keesler Marine Detachment Meteorological Oceanographic Analyst Forecaster Course curriculum developer. “Deciding to join the Marine Corps was one of the best

  • SAIGE Military Meritorious Service Award winner fosters resilience, culture

    Maj. Tanya Mooneyham, 81st Medical Group Intensive Care Unit element leader, belongs to a group that comprises only two percent of the U.S. population and an even smaller percentage in the military.Mooneyham is proud of her Native American heritage which taught her resilience and enabled her to win

  • MDG Members Receive Honors for Train Derailment Response

    Members of the 81st Medical Group, 81st Training Wing, received humanitarian medals from the Biloxi Police Department at a recognition ceremony held in the Fellowship Hall of The Salvation Army Kroc Center in Biloxi, Mississippi, July 6, 2018. The event recognized civilians, police officers, medical

  • Keesler Airman receives award from airfield ops legend

    Retired Chief Master Sgt. Byron “BT” Parcenue introduces himself to Capt. Edwin Pratt, 81st Training Wing executive officer, during an awards presentation at Cody Hall June 8, 2017, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. Parcenue presented Pratt with the 2016 Air Education and Training Command Byron“BT”

  • Volunteers get recognized by Biloxi mayor

    Keesler Fishbowl Student Ministry Center members receive the 2017 Military Group Volunteer of the Year award during the 34th Annual Biloxi Volunteer Recognition Awards at the Frank Gruich Community Center Apr. 25, 2015, in Biloxi, Miss. The event is held each year to recognize military members and

  • 81st LRS wins 3rd straight AETC award

    The 81st Logistics Readiness Squadron won the Air Education and Training Command LRS Non-flying Unit of the Year for 2016 for the third year in a row. Members of the 81st LRS were awarded for their ability to complete the day-to-day mission as the largest traffic management office and second largest

  • "Gators" earn Commander’s Trophy for 7th consecutive year

    Col. Michele Edmondson, 81st Training Wing commander, presents the Commander’s Trophy to Airmen from the 334th Training Squadron at Stennis Hall Jan. 18, 2017, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. Competing squadrons earn points based on their participation in the intramural sports program and special

  • 81st Medical Group receives inpatient care recognition

    The 81st Medical Group was recently recognized in the top 10 percent of all eligible hospitals for outstanding customer service and high-quality health care by feedback from the TRICARE Inpatient Satisfaction Survey for the first quarter of fiscal year 2015.More than 8,400 Military Treatment