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  • Deploying education: Equipping families with resources

    The Keesler Airman and Family Readiness Center hosted Operation Hero, a mock deployment for children of military members, at Heritage Parkon April 2.Bringing a strong start to Month of the Military Child, Operation Hero featured a military K9 demonstration, HC-130J Hurricane Hunter tour and the

  • No objections: Joint training to empower Airmen and Sailors

    Security forces and legal teams work together on a daily basis, but rarely find opportunities to train together.Keesler’s 81st Security Forces Squadron and the Naval Security Force for Naval Construction Battalion Center Gulfport partnered for two days of legal training on Keesler, March 28-29,

  • Unity of Effort: Accelerating change together

    Coming together to share opportunities is a cornerstone for Keesler and its partners to accelerate change and take on the mission.From the sister services and programs on base to the organizations of the community and beyond, Keesler’s partnerships have provided a culture of innovation.“We learn

  • The mission and the community: Contracted for excellence

    One way the partnership between Keesler and the community is strengthened is through local contracts created to support Keesler’s mission and the local community.The 81st Contracting Squadron writes contracts with vendors for various necessities such as commodities, services and construction.

  • Partnering together to reach new heights

    The Air Force continuously drives to find innovative ways to modernize and improve the force. Collaboration can stem innovation and expand knowledge, creating a consistent approach of improvement and advancement.Keesler and Mississippi State University developed a partnership earlier this year to

  • 334th TRS partners with USM, strive to update curriculum

    The 334th Training Squadron collaborated with the University of Southern Mississippi to come up with an innovative way to teach the command and control students here. USM students presented their solution via Zoom to the instructors of the Command and Control Apprentice Course, May 6.This was

  • Keesler uses VR to strengthen partnerships with community

    In an effort to draw awareness to Keesler’s flying training mission, local city development managers and civic leaders used virtual reality and watched live aerial demonstrations, here, Jan. 23.The 403rd Reserve Wing and 81st Training Group held briefings, workshops, and demonstrations to illustrate

  • Keesler weather school partners with NWS

    National Weather Service representatives came to the Weather Training Complex here, Nov. 2, to present their SkyWarn program for the first time. The program teaches the basics of thunderstorm development, fundamentals of storm structure, identifying severe weather, what information to report, how