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  • 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.

  • Wingman Day boosts resiliency at Keesler

    Airmen from Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, participated in a Wingman Day resiliency event Nov. 16. During Keesler’s previous wingman days units participated in morale boosting activities like fun runs and sporting competitions while also attending unit-wide Comprehensive Airman Fitness

  • Robotics researchers visit Keesler Clinical Research Lab

    Jon Martin, Intuitive Surgical customer trainer, (center), discusses the DiVinci Xi surgical system at the Clinical Research Lab with Dr. Svyatoslav Guznor, 711th Human Performance Wing Airman systems directorate research psychologist, and Capt. Breanna Raney, 711th HPW Airman systems directorate

  • AF bolsters symbiotic relationship with community

    Dr. Wayne Clark, 81st Mission Support Group deputy director, introduces attendees to U.S. Army retired Col. Fred Meurer (right) during the Air Force Community Partnership Program Agreements Workshop at the Gulf Park Campus of The University of Southern Mississippi Oct. 25, 2017, Long Beach,

  • Top doc checks up on Keesler Medical Center

    Lt. Gen. Mark Ediger, Surgeon General of the Air Force, toured the Keesler Medical Center, Oct. 17, exploring their mission and meeting the personnel who accomplish it.During his tour, he visited more than 10 different units in the 81st Medical Group to include mammography, emergency department,