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  • 335th TRS powers up manpower course

    The 335th Training Squadron recently released the new manpower apprentice course. The improved training course allows students to learn the fundamentals of the manpower career field in a more hands-on environment. “The career field managers have completely revamped the course,” said Lt. Col. Steven Lipinski, 335th TRS commander. “The course has
  • Keesler Dragon Chat named ‘AETC Best Practice’

    Keesler’s initiative that encourages offices to take time each month to discuss important topics, dubbed ‘Dragon Chats’, was named a best practice by the Air Education and Training Command’s inspector general following a unit effectiveness inspection in September. Dragon Chats are small core discussion groups that incorporate a way for all Airmen
  • 18.5-day graduate sets record

    Graduating a 54-day program in a record breaking 18.5 days, an Airman showcased the impact of the continuum of learning initiative, here. Airman 1st Class Devin McDivitt, 268th Combat Communications Squadron cyber transport technician for the Illinois Air National Guard in Springfield, Illinois, trained in the cyber transport program designed to
  • Leadership spends a Day in the Life of a Defender

    The 81st Security Forces Squadron hosted the ‘Day in the Life of a Defender’ to kick-off the Year of the Defender Dec. 18, at the 81st SFS. The event allowed the 81st SFS to showcase their training, both what is mandated and what security forces does in addition at their home station, said Horton. It allows security forces to show all the hard
  • MWD Bleck retires after 8 years

    U.S. Air Force Maj. Jonathon Murray, left, 81st Security Forces Squadron commander, Bleck, middle, 81st SFS military working dog, and Capt. Samantha Giebel, right, 81st SFS operations officer, conduct the official passing of the collar during Bleck's retirement ceremony at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Dec. 13, 2018. After serving eight