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  • 81st Training Group hosts Dragon Recognition Ceremony

    Col. Scott Solomon, 81st Training Group commander, administers the oath of enlistment to the Training Group’s 152 newest Airmen promotees during the 81st Training Group Dragon Recognition Ceremony on the drill pad at the Levitow Training Support Facility July 28, 2016, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. The monthly event also recognized the Airman of
  • TIPP tips

    It’s that time of year – whether you’re going for a run, walking to your car or getting some fresh air during a break, it’s almost impossible to avoid the Gulf Coast’s summer heat and humidity. The 81st Aerospace Medicine Squadron’s Bioenvironmental Engineering Flight has created the Thermal Injury Prevention Program to help you beat the heat.
  • Keesler instructor to represent all enlisted as an OAY

    Air Force officials recently narrowed down 36 nominees to 12 and announced their selection for Outstanding Airmen of the Year. Among those 12 was Keelser Air Force Base’s Tech. Sgt. Cassandra Cruz, 81st Force Support Squadron Airman Leadership School instructor.This award recognizes 12 outstanding enlisted personnel for superior leadership, job
  • Airmen, Marines compete in Muscle Mania

    U.S. Marine Sgt. Azariah Pierce, Marine Corps Recruiting Sub-Station Baton Rouge North detachment recruiter, competes in the bench press portion of the annual Muscle Mania event at the Triangle Fitness Center July 16, 2016, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. The powerlifting event was open to men and women and featured squat, deadlift and bench press
  • First responders exercise readiness

    The 81st Training Wing, 403rd Wing and outside agencies conducted an anti-hijacking exercise, June 21, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss.A 403rd Wing WC-130J Super Hercules played the role of the hijacked aircraft where a crew member took hostages and taxied down the flight line in an attempt to take off. Keesler used the exercise to test and
  • 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
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