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  • 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.
  • 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