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  • Fisher House receives "Patriotic Pony"

    Larry Vetter, 81st Medical Group Keesler Fisher House director; Susan Peterson, Keesler Fisher House Board member, and her husband, retired Lt. Gen. Mike Peterson pose for a photo with a “Patriotic Pony” at the Keesler Fisher House during a dedication ceremony Oct. 24, 2016, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. Hero’s Rock, a non-profit organization,
  • McBride Commons renovations continue

    Construction hardware sits on a shelf at the McBride Commons Oct. 24, 2016, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. The renovation project will transform the former base library into a common area housing a children’s library, computer stations, engraving, framing, marketing and print shops and a full kitchen. The nine-month project is expected to be
  • Keesler participates during Fire Prevention Week

    Zoe and Ivy Macias, daughters of Staff Sgt. Cameron Macias, 331st Recruiting Squadron recruiter, Slidell, La., collect gifts during the Fire Prevention Week open house at the Keesler Fire Department Oct. 15, 2016, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. Throughout the week the Keesler Fire Department conducted fire drills, toured various facilities with
  • Kids get hooked on fishing

    Staff Sgt. Edward Burden, 366th Training Squadron, Detachment 6, structural instructor, Naval Construction Battalion Center, Gulfport, Miss., and his son, Kaden, cast their bait out into the Biloxi Back Bay during the Kids’ Fishing Rodeo at the marina Oct. 15, 2016, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. Over 90 participants attended the event where
  • Operation Hero educates children on deployment process

    Ruben Cerda, Jr., son of Ruben Cerda, 81st Force Support Squadron airman and family services flight chief, holds a dog tag during Operation Hero Oct. 15, 2016, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. The event was designed to help children better understand what their parents do when they deploy. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue/Released)
  • 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,