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  • Keesler, Gulf Coast communities celebrate Veterans Day

    Keesler leadership and base personnel participated in the 18th annual Gulf Coast Veterans Day parade celebration in Gulfport, Miss., Nov. 10. "It's an absolute honor to be a part of this parade today, and a part of this community," said Col. Lance Burnett, 81st Training Wing vice commander. "There's not anything we couldn't do at Keesler without
  • Keesler connects with retirees at appreciation day

    U.S. Air Force Col. Debra Lovette, 81st Training Wing commander, speaks to a group of retirees during Retiree Appreciation Day inside the Roberts Consolidated Aircraft Maintenance Facility at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Oct. 26, 2018. The annual event is designed to connect retirees with on base and local services. (U.S. Air Force photo by
  • Golden Age Games bowl at Keesler

    Raymond Carlson, Iowa-region bowler, bowls during the National Veterans Golden Age Games (NVGAG) at Gaudé Lanes May 10, 2017, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. This is Keesler’s first time hosting a sporting event for the NVGAG, an adaptive rehabilitation program sponsored by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, in their 31-year history. (U.S.
  • Golden Age Games committee seeks volunteers

    Coordinators of the 2017 National Veterans Golden Age Games, the premier senior adaptive rehabilitation program, are looking for volunteers to assist veterans in various sporting events across the area May 7-11.  Veterans aged 55 or older from across the country who receive health care from the VA are able to compete in various sports like
  • 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
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