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  • Relay team runs 212 miles in honor of fallen Airmen

    They ran 212 miles filled with pain and fatigue. It put pressure on the relay team, but their drive to honor the fallen Airmen pushed them to succeed.The relay team, “Unicorn of the Sea,” accepted the challenge of the Crawfish Relay to not only push themselves, but to honor two special tactics Airmen killed in action, U.S. Air Force Master Sgt.
  • Thunder Over the Sound: behind the scenes

    After months of planning, the City of Biloxi and Keesler Air Force Base hosted the first-ever joint air show with two different locations, May 4-5.Many people came out to see the static displays of different air craft and performances. What many people don’t think about is the planning and coordination it takes to make ensure the air show runs
  • Keesler recognizes newest Gold Star Family member

    Losing the life of a loved one is a risk service members and their families take every day in the armed forces. The Air Force aims to care for the families of the Airmen who pay the ultimate sacrifice to defend their country.Ashton Belcher, brother of Maj. Arthur R. Belcher’s, received a Gold Star Family ID card including installation access,
  • Keesler Airman receives 2019 Military Volunteer of the Year award

    Every year the City of Biloxi recognizes individuals who have volunteered their time and had a positive impact on the local communityOne of those individuals was Senior Airman Michael Padgett, 81st Communications Squadron client systems technician, who received the 2019 Military Volunteer of the Year award for the City of Biloxi, April 16.Tech Sgt.
  • Exercising safety through partnership

    Keesler Air Force Base and the City of Biloxi teamed up and held a joint air show crash exercise, Blue Dragon, held April 17-18 on the base and at the Elks Lodge in Biloxi, Mississippi.The exercise involved a mock plane crash that left wreckage to two locations, on and off base. After the two simulated planes collided, each location represented a
  • Keesler Dragon receives 2019 Community Volunteer of the Year for the City of Biloxi award

    Daniel Kazumura, 81st Training Wing Legal Office legal assistant, received the 2019 Community Volunteer of the Year Award for the City of Biloxi, April 16.Kazumura was nominated by Tech. Sgt. Ashley Nelson, 81st Communications Squadron information technology asset management NCO in charge, but ultimately won the award for the volunteer work he has
  • 81st LRS provides support for exercise Neptune Guardian

    The 81st Logistics Readiness Squadron supported a joint exercise, Neptune Guardian, with the U.S. Navy and U.S. Coast Guard, April 6-11.In early March the sister services reached out to the 81st LRS to provide them with ground and air transportation support, a request the 81st LRS had no problem completing.“We have a group of highly motivated and
  • KMC Radiology Oncology Clinic improves capabilities

    The Keesler Medical Center Radiology Oncology Clinic held a ribbon cutting ceremony for a new Interventional Radiology Program here as well as for a Positron Emission Tomography and Computer Tomography scanner, April 10.These new capabilities allow the radiology oncology clinic to improve patient care in many different ways.“Our cancer center is a
  • Air Force ROTC cadets find their Pathway to Blue

    Second Air Force held their fifth annual Pathways to Blue event here where more than 250 ROTC cadets and enlisted members attended to learn about different officer career fields, April 5-6.Throughout the event, cadets and Airmen pursuing commissioning programs learn about job opportunities, tour and fly in different aircraft and sit down with
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