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  • Leadership attends Tuskegee Airmen Gala

    Col. Leo Lawson Jr., 81st Training Group commander, and his wife, Denise, attend the Tuskegee Airmen Inc. 8th Annual Benefit Gala at the Slavonian Lodge Nov. 4, 2017, in Biloxi, Mississippi. The event, which was held to raise funds for the Col. Lawrence E. Roberts Scholarships Fund, also included a silent auction and dinner. (U.S. Air Force photo
  • Pearl High School wins 4th annual Mississippi All-Services Junior ROTC Drill Competition

    Master Sgt. James Correll, 2nd Air Force military training instructor, judges Cadet Adam Perry, Florence High School Army Junior ROTC, during a personnel inspection at the Fourth Annual Mississippi All-Services Junior ROTC Drill Competition Nov. 4, 2017, on Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi. More than 400 Junior ROTC cadets, spectators and
  • Dark Knights win final drill down

    Airman 1st Class Michael Enkouang-Mekanda, 336th Training Squadron regulation drill team drillmaster, requests permission to enter the field of regulation drill competition during the 81st Training Group drill down on the Levitow Training Support Facility drill pad Nov. 3, 2017, on Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi. Airmen from the 81st TRG
  • Aliens invade Ghouls in the Park

    Keesler personnel attend Ghouls in the Park at Marina Park Oct. 27, 2017, on Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi. Ghouls in the Park also featured an alien bus, a haunted house, “Trunk or Treat” and games for children of all ages. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)
  • 81st MDG hosts 6th Annual Mammothon

    An informational poster is on display during the 6th Annual Mammothon Cancer Screening and Preventative Health Fair at the Don Wylie Auditorium Oct. 27, 2017, on Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi. The 81st Medical Group hosted the walk-in event which included screenings for multiple types of cancer and chronic diseases in honor of Breast Cancer
  • Local reporters attend Media Day

    Reporters from local media outlets tour the 81st Security Forces Squadron indoor firing range during Media Day Oct. 26, 2017, on Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi. In order to better understand Keesler’s mission, the reporters also toured the air traffic control tower, the Keesler Medical Center and a 333rd Training Squadron cyber training
  • 334th TRS honors fallen combat controller

    An event program is displayed during a dedication ceremony to honor Staff Sgt. Forrest Sibley at Cody Hall Oct. 20, 2017, on Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi. Sibley was killed in combat in Afghanistan on Aug. 26, 2015. Sibley, a four-time Bronze Star medal recipient, was a combat controller who received his initial technical training from the
  • Defenders receive combative training

    Senior Airman Curtis King II, 81st Security Forces Squadron entry controller, and Airman 1st Class Charles Wynne, 81st SFS entry controller, practice a combative technique during an 81st SFS combative training course at the SFS building Oct. 19, 2017, on Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi. Approximately 15-20 defenders were taught skills vital to
  • Keesler shows retirees appreciation

    U.S. Army retired Sgt. 1st Class Tom Carpenter renders a salute during the singing of the national anthem during Retiree Appreciation Day at the Roberts Consolidated Aircraft Maintenance Facility Oct. 20, 2017, on Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi. The annual event, sponsored by the Keesler Retiree Activities Office, included more than 20
  • Keesler families attend Operation Hero

    Lt. Milton Houseman, Biloxi Police Department Bomb Squad commander, talks about the capabilities of an F6A andros police robot to Keesler families during Operation Hero Oct. 14, 2017, on Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi. The event was designed to help children better understand what their parents do when they deploy. (U.S. Air Force photo by
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