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  • Command chief retires after 29 years

    Chief Master Sgt. Harry Hutchinson, 81st Training Wing command chief, salutes Brig. Gen. Trent Edwards, Headquarters Air Force Space Command financial management and comptroller director, Peterson Air Force Base, Colo., during his retirement ceremony at the Roberts Consolidated Aircraft Maintenance Facility Aug. 19, 2016, on Keesler AFB, Miss.
  • Keesler personnel mentor local high school football club

    Keesler personnel take a photo with St. Martin High School senior football players during a leadership seminar Aug. 13, 2016, at Center Pointe Church in Ocean Springs, Miss. The seminar was a collaboration of the St. Martin Gridiron Club and Keesler personnel who demonstrated the value of being better leaders by adopting good attitudes, values,
  • Special Tactics Airmen complete free fall training at Keesler

    Special Tactics Airmen from the 720th Special Tactics Group, Hurlburt Field, Fla., complete a successful parachute landing on the flight line during a free fall training exercise July 28, 2016, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. The Air Force's special operations ground force uses freefall as an infiltration method to access areas where aircraft
  • Keesler recognizes AOY

    Keesler personnel gather at the Bay Breeze Event Center during a recognition ceremony for Tech. Sgt. Cassandra Cruz, 81st Force Support Squadron Airman Leadership School instructor, for her selection as one of the 12 Outstanding Airmen of the Year Aug. 2, 2016, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. This award recognizes 12 enlisted personnel for their
  • Common access card pin reset machines available

    Airman Brenda Prudencio, 81st Force Support Squadron customer support technician, resets her common access card pin number with the assistance of Airmen 1st Class Cacinni Young and Jmb Baldonado, 81st FSS customer support technicians, at the Sablich Center Aug. 5, 2016, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. CAC pin reset machines have been placed at
  • 81st Training Group hosts Dragon Recognition Ceremony

    Col. Scott Solomon, 81st Training Group commander, administers the oath of enlistment to the Training Group’s 152 newest Airmen promotees during the 81st Training Group Dragon Recognition Ceremony on the drill pad at the Levitow Training Support Facility July 28, 2016, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. The monthly event also recognized the Airman of
  • TIPP tips

    It’s that time of year – whether you’re going for a run, walking to your car or getting some fresh air during a break, it’s almost impossible to avoid the Gulf Coast’s summer heat and humidity. The 81st Aerospace Medicine Squadron’s Bioenvironmental Engineering Flight has created the Thermal Injury Prevention Program to help you beat the heat.
  • Keesler instructor to represent all enlisted as an OAY

    Air Force officials recently narrowed down 36 nominees to 12 and announced their selection for Outstanding Airmen of the Year. Among those 12 was Keelser Air Force Base’s Tech. Sgt. Cassandra Cruz, 81st Force Support Squadron Airman Leadership School instructor.This award recognizes 12 outstanding enlisted personnel for superior leadership, job
  • Airmen, Marines compete in Muscle Mania

    U.S. Marine Sgt. Azariah Pierce, Marine Corps Recruiting Sub-Station Baton Rouge North detachment recruiter, competes in the bench press portion of the annual Muscle Mania event at the Triangle Fitness Center July 16, 2016, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. The powerlifting event was open to men and women and featured squat, deadlift and bench press
  • First responders exercise readiness

    The 81st Training Wing, 403rd Wing and outside agencies conducted an anti-hijacking exercise, June 21, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss.A 403rd Wing WC-130J Super Hercules played the role of the hijacked aircraft where a crew member took hostages and taxied down the flight line in an attempt to take off. Keesler used the exercise to test and
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