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  • 85th EIS promotes esprit de corps

    Tech. Sgt. Jamie Felkins and Staff Sgt. Tyler Crawford, 85th Engineering Installation Squadron cable and antenna maintainers, negotiate a tire obstacle course during the 85th EIS Combat Dining In at the 85th EIS compound Oct 7, 2016, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. The combat dining-in is a military tradition which promotes good fellowship and
  • Command Chief hosts enlisted call

    Senior Airman Albert Dusseault, 81st Communications Squadron base content manager, asks Chief Master Sgt. Vegas Clark, 81st Training Wing command chief, a question during an enlisted call at the Welch Theater Oct 12, 2016, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. During the enlisted call, Clark discussed his expectations, the commander’s vision, the future
  • Base Honor Guard completes mobile training

    Col. Danny Davis, 81st Mission Support Group commander, presents Airman 1st Class Anthony Glisson, Air Force Honor Guard Mobile Training Team pallbearer instructor, with a unit coin after a mock active duty funeral and graduation ceremony Oct. 12, 2016, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. Keesler Honor Guard members were trained on the proper wear of
  • Make-A-Wish sends Keesler family to Disney

    Master Sgt. Krista Mercadel, 81st Force Support Squadron military personnel section superintendent, hugs Staff Sgt. Devanie Rainey, 81st FSS customer support supervisor, upon her arrival to the Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport Oct. 14, 2016, Gulfport, Miss. The Make-A-Wish Foundation flew the Rainey family to Disney World after their daughter,
  • CDC kids celebrate Charlie Brown classic

    Nicole Lewis, USO Programs Manager, reads “It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown” to children in the Child Development Center Oct 12, 2016 on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. The USO-led event was held to commemorate the book’s 50th anniversary. (U.S. Air Force photo by Andre’ Askew/Released)
  • Morning Call educates on base's mission

    James Hollingsworth, Keesler Federal Credit Union board of directors chairman, speaks to quarterly Biloxi Chamber of Commerce Morning Call attendees at the Bay Breeze Event Center Oct. 13, 2016, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. Local business and community leaders attended the event to learn more about the Keesler mission and its Airmen. During the
  • Wing leaders kick off Fire Prevention Week

    A Keesler Fire Department glass sits on display at the 81st TRW headquarters building during the Fire Prevention Week kick off Oct. 11, 2016, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. The weeklong event includes fire drills, literature hand-outs and stove fire demonstrations around the base and concludes with an open house at the fire department Oct. 15.
  • Celebrating 69 years: Keesler holds Air Force Ball

    Members of the Keesler Air Force Base Honor Guard perform a POW/MIA table ceremony during the Keesler Air Force Ball at the Imperial Palace Casino Sept. 24, 2016, Biloxi, Miss. The event was sponsored by the Air Force Association John C. Stennis Chapter #332 to celebrate the Air Force’s 69th birthday and the base’s 75th anniversary. (U.S. Air Force
  • Deepwater Horizon actors, director receive red carpet welcome

    Kurt Russell, Kate Hudson, Deepwater Horizon actors, and Peter Berg, Deepwater Horizon director, speak to movie-goers at the Welch Theater before the Deepwater Horizon movie screening Sept. 20, 2016, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. Before the screening, Russell, Hudson and Berg took a short tour of the 81st Training Wing and 403rd Wing to meet
  • Academic ace

    U.S. Navy Seaman Stephen De Los Santos, Center for Naval Aviation Technical Training Unit Keesler student, records wind measurements at the Weather Training Complex observatory Sept. 21, 2016, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. De Los Santos, from Houston, Texas, graduated with perfect scores in the weather training course. He heads to the 17th