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  • Keesler honors namesake with retreat ceremony

    Hundreds of Airmen assigned to Keesler Air Force Base lined Meadows Drive in formation as Keesler leadership, military retirees and local business and civic leaders gathered in front of the 81st Training Wing Headquarters Building during a 75th anniversary Lt. Keesler retreat ceremony May 13. The purpose of the ceremony was to honor the career and
  • Keesler Spouses Club awards scholarships

    Keesler dependents pose for a photo during the 2016 Keesler Spouses Club Scholarship Award Banquet at the Bay Breeze Event Center, May 17, 2016, Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. The KSC gave out 13 scholarships that totaled approximately $30,000. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)
  • 81st MDG celebrates Nurse and Tech Week

    Keesler Medical Center celebrated National Nurse and Tech Week May 9-13 in recognition of the important roles nurses and techs play in health care. “This week gives us the opportunity to celebrate the many accomplishments and contributions nurses and technicians have made to our profession as well as a chance to educate others on the roles we play
  • Eyes on target: CATM helps Airmen stay qualified

    Staff Sgt. Joshua Green, 81st Security Forces Squadron combat arms instructor, instructs a class at the Combat Arms Training and Maintenance building March 9, 2016, Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. During classroom instruction, Airmen receive refresher training on how to properly handle, load, fire and maintain weapons ranging from the M4 Carbine to
  • Exercise tests base response to active shooter

    Col. Michele Edmondson, 81st Training Wing commander, makes a statement during a mock press conference at Wall Studio during Keesler's active shooter exercise Mar. 17, 2016, Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. An active duty Air Force member simulated opening fire at the hospital in order to test the base's ability to respond to and recover from a mass
  • Keesler genetics lab supports DOD facilities worldwide

    DeShannon Hall, 81st Medical Operations Squadron molecular technologist, uses a robotic sample prep handler at the 81st Medical Group’s genetics center Mar. 16, 2016, Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. The Air Force Medical Genetics Center is the only laboratory of its kind in the entire Defense Department. Made up of the cytogenetics and molecular
  • 2AF command chief continues immersion tour

    Chief Master Sgt. Farrell Thomas, 2nd Air Force command chief, recognizes Airman 1st Class Yvette Redinger, 81st Dental Squadron dental technician, by giving her a coin during an immersion tour at the Keesler Medical Center Mar.8, 2016, Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. Thomas visited the 81st Medical Group to become oriented with group missions,
  • 81st LRS, two-time AETC champs

    Air Education and Training Command named Keesler’s 81st Logistics Readiness Squadron the 2015 LRS of the Year, Jan. 28, 2016. This marks the second time in two years the squadron has won this award at the major command level. “Winning for the second year in a row reinforces my belief that we’re completing our mission and achieving our goal of
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