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  • Junior Leadership tour air traffic control

    Local high school freshmen enter Cody Hall during the Biloxi Chamber of Commerce Gulf Coast Junior Leadership Tour Jan. 24, 2017, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. The group’s objective is to produce students of outstanding character, while teaching them about community needs what it takes to become a leader in today’s society. The visit included a
  • Automated Power Tee available at Bay Breeze Golf Course

    Danielle Nichols, wife of 1st Lt. Cody Nichols, 333rd Training Squadron student, prepares to hit a golf ball during the Power Tees driving range grand opening Jan. 20, 2017, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. The Power Tee is an automated ball teeing system aimed to help regular golfers improve their game and swing and to attract young golfers to the
  • Environmental office recognizes outstanding performers

    Col. C. Mike Smith, 81st Training Wing vice commander, presents Susan Frentz, Base Operations Support structure shop painter, the Environmental Dragon Award during the Energy Environmental Safety and Occupational Health Council Meeting at the 81st TRW headquarters building Jan. 18, 2017, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. Frentz received the award
  • Command Chief for a Day: Staff Sgt. Tayla Ashe

    (This interview is Part 3 of an open-ended series featuring members of Team Keesler selected for the Command Chief for a Day program.)Chief Master Sgt. Vegas Clark, 81st Training Wing command chief, created a program called Command Chief for a Day at Keesler which highlights outstanding enlisted performers from around the 81st TRW.Each Airman
  • "Gators" earn Commander’s Trophy for 7th consecutive year

    Col. Michele Edmondson, 81st Training Wing commander, presents the Commander’s Trophy to Airmen from the 334th Training Squadron at Stennis Hall Jan. 18, 2017, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. Competing squadrons earn points based on their participation in the intramural sports program and special events facilitated by the base fitness centers.
  • Memorial Luncheon honors Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

    Rev. Eric Dickey, First Missionary Baptist Church pastor, speaks at the annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Luncheon at the Bay Breeze Event Center, Jan. 17, 2017, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. The Keesler African-American Heritage Committee sponsored event honored King’s legacy and his efforts to inspire civil rights activism within the
  • McBride Commons renovations: progress continues

    Shawn Ahern, DNP Inc. electrician, bends a piece of conduit at the McBride Commons Jan. 6, 2017, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. The McBride Commons renovation project will transition the former base library into a common area which will include a children’s library, computer stations, engraving, framing, marketing and print shops and a full
  • Team Keesler rounds out 2016

    Keesler Airmen had an amazing and busy 2016. Check out some of our best photos from throughout the year!
  • The gift of giving continues

    Barbara Walker, 335th Training Squadron training specialist, and Staff Sgt. Leanne Kirk, 81st Medical Group medical administrator, examine Christmas tree ornaments at the Armed Forces Retirement Home Dec. 29, 2016, Gulfport, Miss. Keesler Air Force Base personnel donated and delivered more than 66 gifts to residents at the home through the Adopt A
  • Keesler congratulates Chief Master Sergeant selects

    A promotion certificate for Senior Master Sgt. Larry Jackson, 81st Operations Support Flight superintendent, sits on display at the air traffic control tower Dec. 14, 2016, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. Base leadership visited the work centers of three Keesler senior NCOs to recognize and congratulate them for their selection to join the top 1