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  • Welcome the new, improved app for Keesler

    On August 30, Keesler will complete the transition to the Air Force Connect app from the Keesler AFB app.The new app allows users to not only have access to base specific information, but other features as well.After downloading the app, members can add their unit as a “Favorite” to access local content. This allows members to download one app
  • 81st MSGS welcomes new commander

    Lt. Col. Norris Jackson, incoming 81st Surgical Operations Squadron commander, received command from Col. Ryan Mihata, outgoing 81st MSGS commander, during a change of command ceremony here, July 9.Col. Beatrice Dolihite, 81st Medical Group commander, presided over the ceremony.Prior to becoming the 81st MSGS commander, Jackson was the 319th
  • First virtual reality training arrives at Keesler

    The 334th Training Squadron incorporated the first virtual reality training for Airfield Management students in the Air Force here, June 28, so they can get more of a “hands-on” learning experience. Chief Master Sgt. Paul Portugal, Airfield Management career field manager, Pentagon, Washington DC, relates this new technology to the mission of Air
  • 81st MDTS welcomes new commander

    Col. Trent Tate, incoming 81st Diagnostics and Therapeutics Squadron commander, gained command from Col. Stephanie Buffett, outgoing 81st MDTS commander, during a change of command ceremony here, June 27.
  • Acting on impulse when it means the most

    It was a Friday night, June 14, when Tech. Sgt. Jonathan Collett, was finding his way back to base when he stumbled upon a man crawling in a front yard.
  • 81st TRSS welcomes new commander

    Lt. Col. Elbert G. Mose, incoming 81st Training Support Squadron commander, received command from Lt. Col. Stephen P. Arnott, outgoing 81st TRSS commander, during a change of command ceremony here, June 20.Col. Leo Lawson, Jr., 81st Training Group commander, presided over the ceremony."I can’t wait to get to know the 81st Training Support
  • Keesler Fire Department trains to maintain readiness

    The Keesler Fire Department conducted their semi-annual Aircraft Rescue Fire Fighting training using live fires, here, June 3-6.The fire department worked in conjunction with the Gulfport Combat Readiness Training Center Fire Department, Stennis Airport Fire Department and the U.S. Naval Air Station Pensacola Gulf Coast Fire Rescue to further
  • MTL school: developing stronger, better leaders

    The Military Training Leader course, here, is responsible for training approximately 120 MTLs per year. Those MTLs are then responsible for training approximately 30,000 Airmen in 49 different locations that fall under Air Education and Training Command.Over the years, the MTL course has undergone many changes to benefit not only the MTLs, but the
  • 81st AMDS welcomes new commander

    Lt. Col. Catherine M. Callender, incoming 81st Aerospace Medicine Squadron commander, received command from Lt. Col. Michael A. Blowers, outgoing 81st AMDS commander, during a change of command ceremony here, June 4. Col. Beatrice T. Dolihite, 81st Medical Group service commander, presided over the ceremony. Callendar was previously the commander of the 412th Medical Operations Squadron at Edwards Air Force Base, California. "I’m confident we’ll continue to excel...
  • 81st SFS welcomes new commander

    Maj. Matthew R. Lowe, incoming 81st Security Forces Squadron commander, received command from Lt. Col. Jonathon M. Murray, outgoing 81st SFS commander, during a change of command ceremony here, May 31. Col. Marcia L. Quigley, 81st Mission Support Group commander, presided over the ceremony. Prior to becoming the 81st SFS commander, Lowe was the
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