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  • Defenders honor National Police Week

    Elizabeth Doss, bagpipe player, plays taps during the 81st Security Forces Squadron Retreat Ceremony May 19, 2016, Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. The ceremony was held during National Police Week, which recognizes the service of law enforcement men and women who put their lives at risk every day. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)
  • Keesler honors namesake with retreat ceremony

    Hundreds of Airmen assigned to Keesler Air Force Base lined Meadows Drive in formation as Keesler leadership, military retirees and local business and civic leaders gathered in front of the 81st Training Wing Headquarters Building during a 75th anniversary Lt. Keesler retreat ceremony May 13. The purpose of the ceremony was to honor the career and
  • Keesler Spouses Club awards scholarships

    Keesler dependents pose for a photo during the 2016 Keesler Spouses Club Scholarship Award Banquet at the Bay Breeze Event Center, May 17, 2016, Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. The KSC gave out 13 scholarships that totaled approximately $30,000. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)
  • Keesler participates in "Bark in the Park"

    Tech. Sgt. James Martin, 81st Security Forces kennel master, renders a salute with his military working dog, Densy, at the MGM Park during a Biloxi Shuckers Minor League Baseball team pre-game ceremony May 9, 2016. The “Bark in the Park” themed baseball game invited fans to sit in the outfield seating area with their dogs. (U.S. Air Force photo by
  • 81st MDG celebrates Nurse and Tech Week

    Keesler Medical Center celebrated National Nurse and Tech Week May 9-13 in recognition of the important roles nurses and techs play in health care. “This week gives us the opportunity to celebrate the many accomplishments and contributions nurses and technicians have made to our profession as well as a chance to educate others on the roles we play
  • Keesler spouses get pampered

    Rebecca Blanton, spouse of Staff Sgt. Micah Blanton, 81st Force Support Squadron manpower technician, receives information from Keesler Family Housing members during Pamper Me Day at the Sablich Center May 5, 2016, Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. Keesler’s Airman & Family Readiness Center has hosted the event for the past 12 years, offering spouses
  • Fire Department brings the heat in firefighter combat challenge

    Four members of the Keesler Fire Department recently qualified to represent Team Keesler at the 2016 Firefighter Combat Challenge Competition Wild Card Week in Montgomery, Ala. in October.The team competed in the qualifying round at Lake Charles, La., Apr. 30, where they demonstrated their skills in various events wearing full firefighter uniforms.
  • Biloxi Shuckers host youth baseball clinic

    Stephen Peterson, Biloxi Shuckers pitcher, demonstrates pitching techniques during the Biloxi Shucker’s Youth Baseball Clinic at the youth center baseball field April 30, 2016, Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. The clinic provided hitting, pitching, base running and fielding instruction from members of the Biloxi Shucker’s minor league baseball team.
  • Wingman Week ends with burger burn

    Staff Sgt. Christopher Pineda, 81st Training Support Squadron interactive media developer, competes in the dragon balance competition during a burger burn April 29, 2016, Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. The burger burn was the final event of Wingman Week in support of Comprehensive Airman Fitness. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)
  • CID improves Keesler's Spectrum Manager Training

    Center for Information Dominance Keesler Air Force Base benefited from a two-week visit by team members from the Joint Spectrum Center, Annapolis, Maryland, that concluded April 5.   During the visit, Chief Information Systems Technician Daniel Schneider and Sgt. 1st Class Timothy Kowalski from the JSC provided training for 25 joint service