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  • The Keesler Blood Program: Providing the tools of life

    January is observed as National Blood Donor Month, a time to honor voluntary blood donors and spread awareness of the necessity for blood donations. Keesler Air Force Base’s blood program is actively engaging in the month’s observance by providing additional opportunities for individuals to donate.

  • 81st CONS tackles roadblocks at Keesler

    The 81st Contracting Squadron has stepped out to bring their services to the rest of Keesler.The concept of a “roadshow” was created when the 81st CONS wanted a way to better support other units on base.When a unit needs supplies, they must work with the 81st CONS to assemble a request package.

  • Guiding the air mission from the ground

    The safety and flight path of aircraft operating on Keesler depend on the Airmen inside the Air Traffic Control Tower. The 81st Training Wing’s Operations Support Flight monitors and directs the aircraft on the flightline and local airspace, ensuring the fluidity of the air traffic.Working the tower

  • New direction for religious affairs Airmen

    Faith is a force in which some hold dearly. Practicing religion is not just a privilege of every Airman, but a right. The Chaplain Corps of every unit ensures this royalty is protected in the name of the Air Force.The Chaplain Corps does not just contain officers, but enlisted Airmen also play a

  • Keesler renames Sablich Auditorium in honor of George Budz

    Friends, family and members from Keesler Air Force Base gathered inside the Sablich Center Auditorium Oct. 31, for a room dedication ceremony in honor of George Budz. Budz served as the director of business operations at the 81st Contracting Squadron when he passed away Aug. 3, 2018.“I was here when

  • 335th TRS drills down the competition

    U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Carlos Pajaro Donado, 335th Training Squadron student, practices before the 81st Training Group drill down on the Levitow Training Support Facility drill pad at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Sept. 20, 2019. Airmen from the 81st Training Group competed in a