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  • Military, local leaders, family celebrate Tuskegee Airman

    Local civic leaders, military members, family and friends attended a bust unveiling ceremony in honor of Col. Lawrence E. Roberts, a Tuskegee Airman, July 13, at the Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport, Gulfport, Miss. Roberts, whose name also adorns the Roberts Consolidated Aircraft Maintenance Facility here, served 32 years in the U.S. Army Air
  • Air Force Medical Service celebrates 67 years

    The Air Force Medical Service celebrated its 67th anniversary July 1, after being established in 1949. In September 1947, the combat elements of the Army Air Forces separated from the U.S. Army, forming the U.S. Air Force. A few Air force support functions, such as medical care, remained responsibilities of the Army for the next two years. Starting
  • MFLC reps offer support, resiliency training

    Military and Family Life Counselors are available at the Keesler Airman and Family Readiness Center for service members and their families. The free services include, but are not limited to: -Deployment/reintegration issues-Marriage and relationship issues-Parenting and family-Communication challenges-Stress and anxiety/depression/grief and
  • Keesler hosts Celebration of Our Nation

    Keesler families watch a fireworks display during the Celebration of Our Nation event at Marina Park July 2, 2016, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. The event also included a golf scramble, mullet toss and music performances. (U.S. Air Force photo by Marie Floyd/Released)
  • Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Camp receives Keesler instruction

    James McCanless, 336th Training Squadron machinist, demonstrates a water-jet cutting machine to Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Camp students June 23, 2016, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. Keesler partnered with the Biloxi School District, Biloxi, Miss. in a week-long summer program designed to educate and enrich middle school
  • Keesler personnel participate in Obstacle Warrior Dash 5K

    Staff Sgt. Haley May, 335th Training Squadron student, jumps through a 12-foot agility ring course during the Obstacle Warrior Dash 5K at the Triangle track June 27, 2016, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. The 81st Force Support Squadron-sponsored event involved participants completing a 5K run then making their way through eight different
  • Vice commander retires with 27 years of service

    Senior Airman Dylan Anderson, Keesler Honor Guard member, presents the U.S. flag to Col. Dennis Scarborough, 81st Training Wing vice commander, during his retirement ceremony at the Bay Breeze Event Center June 28, 2016, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. Scarborough retired with 27 years of military service. He has served multiple tours as an F-15C
  • Daddies do daughters' "do"

    Staff Sgt. Garrett Lethco, 335th Training Squadron instructor, attempts to French braid his daughter, Taylor’s hair during a Daddy/Daughter Dinner and a “Do” event at the Sablich Center June 24, 2016 on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. The event included dinner and hands-on hair styling techniques for the dads, which provided a valuable opportunity
  • Retired CMSgt delivers leadership seminar

    Retired Chief Master Sgt. Anthony Brinkley speaks at a leadership and personal development seminar at the Welch Theater June 24, 2016 on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. Brinkley, with more than 28 years of military experience, is delivering seminars highlighting leadership development, motivational speaking and team building to military members and
  • 81st Training Wing vice commander receives base immersion tour

    Col. C. Mike Smith, 81st Training Wing vice commander, walks to the air traffic control tower for a tour during an 81st Mission Support Group immersion tour June 24, 2016 on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. The purpose of the tour was to become familiar with the group’s mission, operations and personnel. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly