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  • Top Shot competition raises CFC funds

    Staff Sgt. Joshua Green, 81st Security Forces Squadron combat arms instructor, loads ammo into a magazine during the 81st Security Forces Squadron “Top Shot” competition Dec. 1, 2016, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. The event was held at the indoor firing range to raise funds for the Combined Federal Campaign. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly
  • Keesler leadership serves up Thanksgiving

    Airman Austin Salyers, 336th Training Squadron, receives his holiday meal from Col. Jeannine Ryder, 81st Medical Group commander, at the Azalea Dining Facility, Nov. 24, 2016, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. It is tradition at Keesler for commanders, first sergeants and superintendents to serve a Thanksgiving meal at the dining facility to
  • Leadership welcomes newest MTL course students

    Col. Michele Edmondson, 81st Training Wing commander, delivers welcoming remarks to 81st Training Support Squadron Military Training Leader Course students at Allee Hall Nov. 29, 2016, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. This is the second class to attend the schoolhouse’s new four-week course curriculum, which was upped from two weeks and boasts a
  • Dragon Week gets colorful with wing 5k

    The Keesler Air Force Base Honor Guard posts the colors during the singing of the national anthem during an 81st Training Wing color run Nov. 17, 2016, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. The run was one of several events held throughout Dragon Week, which focuses on resiliency and teambuilding initiatives across the base. (U.S. Air Force photo by
  • 81st MDG participates in Pathways to Possibilities

    Maj. Lewis Christensen, 81st Medical Operations Squadron emergency room nurse and team tactical critical care evacuation team element leader, Keesler Air Force Base, Miss., supervises Jasmine Alexander, Hancock Middle School student, on proper procedures when applying a tourniquet as fellow students observe during the Pathways2Possibilities (P2P)
  • Storytellers focus: resiliency, teambuilding

    Airman 1st Class Rayan Paul, 81st Diagnostic and Therapeutics Squadron pharmacy technician, shares his story about overcoming an accident and being resilient during a Storytellers event at the Welch Theater Nov. 16, 2016, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. The event, consisting of three speakers, was one of several events held throughout Dragon Week,
  • Col. Edmondson hosts Dragon Week town hall and kids festival

    A welcome sign sits on display during a Town Hall meeting and Children’s Carnival event at the Youth Center Nov. 15, 2016, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. The event included a Q-and-A session with base leadership, updates from the Keesler Medical Center, family housing and 81st Force Support Squadron, as well as dinner and entertainment for
  • Keesler recognizes America Recycles Day

    Tech. Sgt. Dayton Riter, 2nd Air Force executive assistant, holds an “America Recycles Day” pin at an American Recycling Day booth in The Exchange Nov. 15, 2016, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. Members of the base environmental office, recycling center and Harrison County Beautification Commission worked together to provide shoppers information
  • Marines celebrate 241 years

    Sgt. Jared Kerness, Keesler Marine Detachment instructor, performs a Prisoner of War/Missing in Action ceremony during the 241st Marine Corps Birthday Ball at the Golden Nugget Casino Nov. 11, 2016, in Biloxi, Miss. More than 300 service members and guests attended the Keesler MARDET-hosted event which featured and a speaker. (U.S. Air Force photo
  • Dragons hunt for resiliency

    Senior Airman Martin Githui, 81st Contracting Squadron contracting specialist, leads his team in a staircase relay race at the Sablich Center during the Dragon Week Dragon Hunt Nov. 14, 2016, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. The scavenger hunt, consisting of six teams, kicked-off a week filled with resiliency and teambuilding events. (U.S. Air