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  • 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
  • 81st Training Group 5K “Toys for Tots” run

    Family members and 81st Training Group leadership pose for a photo with toy donations after a 5K “Toys for Tots” run, Dec. 11, 2016, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. The 5K run supported the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program, which collects and distributes toys in the community. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Andre’ Askew)
  • Deployment exercise tests mission readiness

    Team Keesler tested its ability to maintain mission readiness with a deployment exercise here, Dec. 2-9, 2016. This base-wide exercise simulated a short-notice deployment for its defense chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and explosive reactionary force team. “The 81st Medical Group was tasked to provide medical support in response to a
  • Keesler hosts annual Christmas in the Park

    Colten Parkison, son of U.S. Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Sean Parkison, Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 11 builder, Gulfport, Miss., visits with Santa and Mrs. Claus during Keesler’s annual Christmas in the Park celebration at Marina Park Dec. 1, 2016, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. The event, hosted by Outdoor Recreation, included a tree