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  • Relay team runs 212 miles in honor of fallen Airmen

    They ran 212 miles filled with pain and fatigue. It put pressure on the relay team, but their drive to honor the fallen Airmen pushed them to succeed.The relay team, “Unicorn of the Sea,” accepted the challenge of the Crawfish Relay to not only push themselves, but to honor two special tactics Airmen killed in action, U.S. Air Force Master Sgt.
  • Bridging the gap: SOMS promotes unity at the Summer Games 2019

    The Special Olympics Mississippi 2019 Summer Games is back to the Gulf Coast with a twist, May 10-11 here. This year for the first-time ever a unified relay team competes in the Special Olympics Summer Games. “The summer games is a huge partnership between Keesler and the Mississippi community that allows Keesler to have a sense of purpose in the
  • Keesler recognizes newest Gold Star Family member

    Losing the life of a loved one is a risk service members and their families take every day in the armed forces. The Air Force aims to care for the families of the Airmen who pay the ultimate sacrifice to defend their country.Ashton Belcher, brother of Maj. Arthur R. Belcher’s, received a Gold Star Family ID card including installation access,
  • Keesler Airman receives 2019 Military Volunteer of the Year award

    Every year the City of Biloxi recognizes individuals who have volunteered their time and had a positive impact on the local communityOne of those individuals was Senior Airman Michael Padgett, 81st Communications Squadron client systems technician, who received the 2019 Military Volunteer of the Year award for the City of Biloxi, April 16.Tech Sgt.
  • Keesler revamps programs, processes to address housing concerns

    In an effort to improve management and oversight of Keesler Family Housing, leadership here outlined their plan to address resident’s concerns during two housing forums on March 18.These forums brought leadership from the base, resident advocate office, and Hunt together to outline the changes that will be made and to address questions or concerns
  • Keesler Dragon receives 2019 Community Volunteer of the Year for the City of Biloxi award

    Daniel Kazumura, 81st Training Wing Legal Office legal assistant, received the 2019 Community Volunteer of the Year Award for the City of Biloxi, April 16.Kazumura was nominated by Tech. Sgt. Ashley Nelson, 81st Communications Squadron information technology asset management NCO in charge, but ultimately won the award for the volunteer work he has
  • 81st LRS provides support for exercise Neptune Guardian

    The 81st Logistics Readiness Squadron supported a joint exercise, Neptune Guardian, with the U.S. Navy and U.S. Coast Guard, April 6-11.In early March the sister services reached out to the 81st LRS to provide them with ground and air transportation support, a request the 81st LRS had no problem completing.“We have a group of highly motivated and
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