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  • Dragons feed Gulf Coast

    Eighty-nine Keesler Airmen volunteered to support the Feeding the Gulf Coast organization Jan. 16 in Biloxi, Mississippi, which provides hunger relief to 24 counties along the Gulf Coast.“We rescued 14,405 pounds of produce, 5,110 pounds of dry goods and 1,481 pounds of bakery donations,” said

  • Keesler Play Place now open

    Col. Danny Davis, 81st Mission Support Group commander, listens to opening remarks during the Keesler Play Place Grand Opening ceremony at the Bay Breeze Event Center Jan. 3, 2018, on Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi. The play place was created after surveying the Keesler community and listening

  • Santa spreads Christmas cheer

    Santa visits with children in Bay Ridge housing Dec. 21, 2017, on Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi. Santa rode in a fire truck as he drove through each housing area to spread Christmas cheer to Airmen and their families. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

  • Arrive alive, don’t drink and drive

    Paul Ahlberg, 81st Medical Operations Squadron certified alcohol drug counselor, speaks to Airmen about alcohol awareness at the 81st Communications Squadron Dec. 19, 2017, on Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi. December is impaired driving awareness month. More than 200 people were killed in the

  • Airmen participate in Wreaths Across America

    Col. Leo Lawson, Jr., 81st Training Group commander, lays a wreath as his daughter, Mia, looks on during the Wreaths Across America ceremony at the Biloxi National Cemetery Dec. 16, 2017, in Biloxi, Mississippi. Wreaths Across America, a non-profit organization, was formed as an extension of the

  • Nightwatch brings tunes to the Coast

    Col. C. Mike Smith, 81st Training Wing vice commander, performs a song with The U.S. Air Force Band of the West, Nightwatch, during the 81st Training Wing staff meeting at Stennis Hall Dec. 13, 2017, on Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi. During the two-day visit to Keesler the band performed for

  • Honorary commanders tour Keesler's Medical Center

    Staff Sgt. Wesley McCool, 81st Surgical Operations Squadron occupational therapy NCO in charge, briefs on the 81st Medical Group’s physical therapy capabilities during a Keesler honorary commanders’ tour at the Keesler Medical Center Dec. 12, 2017, on Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi. The

  • Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport celebrates 75 years

    Col. C. Mike Smith, 81st Training Wing vice commander, signs a banner during the Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport 75 Year Commemoration Dec. 13, in Gulfport, Mississippi. A historical marker at the entrance of the airport was unveiled by local dignitaries during the event honoring the airport’s

  • Airmen and families attend Christmas celebration

    Brant Gilkison, son of Maj. Karin Gilkison, 81st Medical Operations Squadron gastroenterologist, visits with Santa during Keesler’s annual Christmas celebration at the Bay Breeze Event Center Dec. 7, 2017, on Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi. The event, hosted by Outdoor Recreation, included

  • Keesler congratulates newest chiefs

    Keesler’s newest chief master sergeant selects wear mock stripes during a recognition ceremony at the Bay Breeze Event Center Dec. 7, 2017, on Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi. Keesler senior NCOs were recognized for their selection to join the top one percent of the Air Force’s enlisted force.