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  • Col. Edmondson hosts Dragon Week town hall and kids festival

    A welcome sign sits on display during a Town Hall meeting and Children’s Carnival event at the Youth Center Nov. 15, 2016, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. The event included a Q-and-A session with base leadership, updates from the Keesler Medical Center, family housing and 81st Force Support Squadron, as well as dinner and entertainment for
  • Keesler recognizes America Recycles Day

    Tech. Sgt. Dayton Riter, 2nd Air Force executive assistant, holds an “America Recycles Day” pin at an American Recycling Day booth in The Exchange Nov. 15, 2016, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. Members of the base environmental office, recycling center and Harrison County Beautification Commission worked together to provide shoppers information
  • Marines celebrate 241 years

    Sgt. Jared Kerness, Keesler Marine Detachment instructor, performs a Prisoner of War/Missing in Action ceremony during the 241st Marine Corps Birthday Ball at the Golden Nugget Casino Nov. 11, 2016, in Biloxi, Miss. More than 300 service members and guests attended the Keesler MARDET-hosted event which featured and a speaker. (U.S. Air Force photo
  • Dragons hunt for resiliency

    Senior Airman Martin Githui, 81st Contracting Squadron contracting specialist, leads his team in a staircase relay race at the Sablich Center during the Dragon Week Dragon Hunt Nov. 14, 2016, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. The scavenger hunt, consisting of six teams, kicked-off a week filled with resiliency and teambuilding events. (U.S. Air
  • Jeff Davis elementary students honor veterans

    Col. Michele Edmondson, 81st Training Wing commander, introduces her daughter, Jacqueline McGowan, as she demonstrates how to render a salute during a Jeff Davis Elementary School Veterans Day Celebration Nov. 11, 2016, in Biloxi, Miss. During the event, students delivered the Pledge of Allegiance and sang several patriotic songs. The Keesler Honor
  • Better Body. Better Life. classes available

    Nutrition labels, exercise guides and dietary plans sit on display during a Better Body. Better Life. class at the Professional Development Center Nov. 9, 2016, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. The program is designed to help individuals lose and maintain their weight and enjoy an overall healthy lifestyle. Classes are currently offered each
  • Academic Ace

    Staff Sgt. Garrett Klever, 335th Training Squadron student, reviews personnel apprentice course study material at Wolfe Hall Nov. 8, 2016, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. Klever graduated with perfect scores throughout the course. After graduation he will return to the 142nd Force Support Squadron, Portland Air National Guard Base, Ore. (U.S. Air
  • Keesler celebrates 75 years of history with gala

    Col. Michele Edmondson, 81st Training Wing commander, participates in a cake cutting ceremony with family members of Lt. Samuel Keesler, Jr., during the installation’s 75th Anniversary Gala at the Bay Breeze Event Center Nov. 4, 2016, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. The celebration commemorated Keesler’s 75 years of history with historical
  • 81st TRG hosts drill down

    Airman Basic Clayton Quintana, 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 Nov. 4, 2016, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. The quarterly drill down featured an open ranks inspection, regulation drill routine and freestyle drill routine
  • 81st MDG competition tests fitness level

    Chief Master Sgt. Karl Day, 81st Medical Group superintendent, logs the final scores during the 81st MDG Push-up Competition at the Keesler Medical Center Don Wylie Auditorium Nov. 1, 2016, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. Seven five-person teams competed in the event pushing out a total of 6,272 push-ups. The 81st Dental Squadron was this year’s
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