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  • Keesler leadership serves up Thanksgiving

    Airman Austin Salyers, 336th Training Squadron, receives his holiday meal from Col. Jeannine Ryder, 81st Medical Group commander, at the Azalea Dining Facility, Nov. 24, 2016, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. It is tradition at Keesler for commanders, first sergeants and superintendents to serve a

  • Gulf Coast community celebrates Veterans Day

    Nearly 5,000 Mississippi and Louisiana residents celebrated Veterans Day by honoring past and present service members during the 16th Annual Gulf Coast Veterans Day Parade in D’Iberville, Mississippi, Nov. 12.The spectators showed their support as more than 50 military themed floats and performers

  • Morning Call educates on base's mission

    James Hollingsworth, Keesler Federal Credit Union board of directors chairman, speaks to quarterly Biloxi Chamber of Commerce Morning Call attendees at the Bay Breeze Event Center Oct. 13, 2016, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. Local business and community leaders attended the event to learn more

  • Keesler Airmen recognize Air Force birthday

    Chief Master Sgt. Vegas Clark, 81st Training Wing command chief, speaks with 336th Training Squadron Airmen during Keesler’s Air Force birthday celebration in front of Vandenberg Hall Sept. 16, 2016, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. The event included a cake-cutting ceremony, music and food to

  • Every Airman Plays a Role in Suicide Prevention

    The Air Force is determined to prevent suicide, but you don’t need to be a specialist or doctor to do that. Sometimes all it takes is starting a conversation. Everyone has a role to play. That’s a key part of the Department of Defense’s #BeThere Campaign, which encourages making a difference through

  • Airman’s Attic: Quality items at no cost

    On the corner of Meadows Drive and 1st Street, next to the Keesler Thrift Shop, sits a store some might not even know exists, called the Keesler Airman’s Attic.Inside are hundreds of items, ranging from baby items and furniture to household goods and uniforms, which Airmen ranked E-6 and below can

  • 81st Training Group hosts Dragon Recognition Ceremony

    Col. Scott Solomon, 81st Training Group commander, administers the oath of enlistment to the Training Group’s 152 newest Airmen promotees during the 81st Training Group Dragon Recognition Ceremony on the drill pad at the Levitow Training Support Facility July 28, 2016, on Keesler Air Force Base,

  • Keesler instructor to represent all enlisted as an OAY

    Air Force officials recently narrowed down 36 nominees to 12 and announced their selection for Outstanding Airmen of the Year. Among those 12 was Keelser Air Force Base’s Tech. Sgt. Cassandra Cruz, 81st Force Support Squadron Airman Leadership School instructor.This award recognizes 12 outstanding

  • Airmen, Marines compete in Muscle Mania

    U.S. Marine Sgt. Azariah Pierce, Marine Corps Recruiting Sub-Station Baton Rouge North detachment recruiter, competes in the bench press portion of the annual Muscle Mania event at the Triangle Fitness Center July 16, 2016, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. The powerlifting event was open to men and

  • 81st Training Group hosts quarterly drill down

    Airman Basic Mark Beltran, 336th Training Squadron freestyle drill team member, spins a rifle during the 81st Training Group drill down at the Levitow Training Support Facility drill pad June 17, 2016, Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. The 336th TRS “Red Wolves” placed second in freestyle. (U.S. Air