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  • Keesler celebrates Air Force's 70th Birthday

    Airman Jacquelyn Gucciardi, 81st Medical Operations Squadron medical technician, and Retired Lt. Col. Dick Wilson, participate in a cake cutting ceremony during the U.S. Air Force 70th Birthday Ball at the Bay Breeze Event Center Sept. 16, 2017, on Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi. The event, hosted by the 81st Training Wing and the John C.
  • AFSA hosts POW/MIA Retreat Ceremony

    Chief Master Sgt. Anthony Fisher, 81st Training Group superintendent, delivers remarks during the POW/MIA Retreat Ceremony Sept. 15, 2017, on Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi. The event, hosted by the Air Force Sergeants Association Chapter 652, was held to raise awareness and pay tribute to all prisoners of war and military members still
  • MDG Airmen receive decon training

    Airman 1st Class D’Asia Nelson-Clark, 81st Surgical Operations Squadron surgical technician, and Airman 1st Class Andrew Long, 81st MSGS ophthalmology technician, wash a “patient” as they are moved through a decontamination tent during the 81st Medical Group integrated in-place patient decontamination training course behind the Keesler Medical
  • Keesler Honor Guard open NBA game

    Keesler Honor Guard members present the colors at a New Orleans Pelicans NBA game at the Smoothie King Center, March 3, 2017, in New Orleans. Each year, the Keesler Honor Guard performs hundreds of ceremonial details across 48,000 square miles and 68 counties in Louisiana and Mississippi, including funerals, retirement ceremonies, changes of
  • SecAF honors Gulf Coast service members at Salute to the Military

    Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James attended the 38th Annual Salute to the Military as the keynote speaker to honor service members from across the Mississippi Gulf Coast Oct. 25.James along with Senator Roger Wicker, Congressman Steven Palazzo and Southern Mississippi community leaders gathered to pay tribute to men and women who have and
  • Keesler participates during Fire Prevention Week

    Zoe and Ivy Macias, daughters of Staff Sgt. Cameron Macias, 331st Recruiting Squadron recruiter, Slidell, La., collect gifts during the Fire Prevention Week open house at the Keesler Fire Department Oct. 15, 2016, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. Throughout the week the Keesler Fire Department conducted fire drills, toured various facilities with
  • Kids get hooked on fishing

    Staff Sgt. Edward Burden, 366th Training Squadron, Detachment 6, structural instructor, Naval Construction Battalion Center, Gulfport, Miss., and his son, Kaden, cast their bait out into the Biloxi Back Bay during the Kids’ Fishing Rodeo at the marina Oct. 15, 2016, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. Over 90 participants attended the event where
  • Operation Hero educates children on deployment process

    Ruben Cerda, Jr., son of Ruben Cerda, 81st Force Support Squadron airman and family services flight chief, holds a dog tag during Operation Hero Oct. 15, 2016, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. The event was designed to help children better understand what their parents do when they deploy. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue/Released)
  • 85th EIS promotes esprit de corps

    Tech. Sgt. Jamie Felkins and Staff Sgt. Tyler Crawford, 85th Engineering Installation Squadron cable and antenna maintainers, negotiate a tire obstacle course during the 85th EIS Combat Dining In at the 85th EIS compound Oct 7, 2016, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. The combat dining-in is a military tradition which promotes good fellowship and
  • Wing leaders kick off Fire Prevention Week

    A Keesler Fire Department glass sits on display at the 81st TRW headquarters building during the Fire Prevention Week kick off Oct. 11, 2016, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. The weeklong event includes fire drills, literature hand-outs and stove fire demonstrations around the base and concludes with an open house at the fire department Oct. 15.
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