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  • Connecting the Air Force family

    As a young, enlisted Airman in training in the 81st Training Group, Chaplain (Capt.) Lavonia Winford, 81st TRG chaplain, served as a white rope in 2005, working as an advocate for both the chaplains and technical training students. Today, Winford embraces an environment of encouragement for her Airmen as the lead Chaplain.“My experience as an
  • MFLC: Supporting the Keesler family

    Providing a comfortable and resilient environment for the Airmen of the 81st Training Wing is crucial in developing and building the future warriors of the Air Force.Five surge Military Family Life Counselors have begun working in the 81st Training Group, available to help the Airmen adjust and adapt to changing and stressful situations with
  • Training the modern world

    In late 2018, the need for a commercial wireless internet system was identified as an emerging requirement by the Air Education Training Command to help expand learning opportunities for Airmen in training in and out of the classroom. The Learning Wi-Fi Service was identified as the solution and a proof of concept was operated at Keesler in early 2019. “The cybersecurity restrictions that are present on the Air Force Network made it impossible for students to get on the cloud and access training material outside of the classroom,” said Antonio Jo Matheu, 81st Communications Squadron chief technology officer. “The Learning Wi-Fi service provides commercial wireless internet to students, so they’re able to access their course curriculum from their personal devices.”
  • The first steps of an evolving partnership

    Through educational partnerships, the state of Mississippi strives towards enhancing cyber applications and providing technology assistance for all levels of education.Stemming from the collaboration of Keesler and Mississippi State University, new cyber capabilities have been initiated through the Governor’s Emergency Education Relief grant of
  • Mastering military training

    The Master Military Training Leader Program awarded its first Master MTLs their aiguillettes on March 19. The program distinguishes military training leaders who have mastered demonstration, evaluation and the reinforcement of military standards, exude military bearing and discipline while scheduling and conducting military training and are key leaders among Airmen and their peers.