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  • 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
  • 81st MDG celebrates National Physical Therapy and Chiropractic Month

    Dr. Andrew Johnson, 81st Surgical Operations Squadron doctor of physical therapy, briefs Lt. Col. Scott Pointer, 81st MSGS anesthesiology element lead, and Capt. Chris Fontimayor, 81st MSGS anesthetist, on physical therapy health benefits at the Physical and Occupational Therapy clinic open house Oct. 13, 2017, on Keesler Air Force Base,
  • Emerging leaders visit Keesler

    Members of the Mississippi Gulf Coast Chamber Leadership Gulf Coast pose for a group photo in front of a C-130 Super Hercules aircraft during a tour Oct. 11, 2017, on Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi. The program is designed to prepare the areas current and potential leaders for the future with the goal to create a communication network between
  • Keesler hosts Biloxi Chamber Morning Call

    Tech. Sgt. Kevin Owens, 336th Training Squadron instructor, shares his story about why he joined the Air Force during the Biloxi Chamber Morning Call at the Bay Breeze Event Center Sept. 28, 2017, on Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi. Local business and community leaders attended the event to learn more about the base’s mission and its Airmen.