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  • Leadership attends Tuskegee Airmen Gala

    Col. Leo Lawson Jr., 81st Training Group commander, and his wife, Denise, attend the Tuskegee Airmen Inc. 8th Annual Benefit Gala at the Slavonian Lodge Nov. 4, 2017, in Biloxi, Mississippi. The event, which was held to raise funds for the Col. Lawrence E. Roberts Scholarships Fund, also included a

  • Dragons recognized at local football game

    Keesler Airmen line the field during a Biloxi High School military appreciation night football game Sept. 29, 2017, Biloxi, Mississippi. Keesler leadership also participated in the coin toss to determine which team would receive the ball first. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

  • Leadership recognizes Mathies NCO Academy instructors

    Congrats to Tech. Sgts. Andrea Caldwell, Julian Blyden and Raul Mexicano from the Mathies NCO Academy for being recognized by the 81st Training Wing leadership during this week’s out and about. The Airmen received recognition for their outstanding leadership and service across Team Keesler and the

  • Junior ROTC cadets attend leadership course

    Raptor Flight cadets assemble a paper tower as they participate in a team building exercise during the Junior ROTC Cadet Leadership Course at the Mathies NCO Academy July 13, 2017, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. Approximately 140 JROTC students from 15 high schools in five states attended the

  • Edmondson talks leadership with future supervisors

    Col. Michele Edmondson, 81st Training Wing commander, briefs Airmen Leadership School students inside the heritage room April 21, 2017, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. She visits every ALS class to brief the importance of fulfilling a leadership role. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

  • Defender receives STEP promotion

    Chief Master Sgts. Vegas Clark, 81st Training Wing command chief, and Farrell Thomas, 2nd Air Force command chief, participate in a Stripes for Exceptional Performers promotion ceremony for Staff Sgt. Courtney Hill, 81st Security Forces Squadron pass and ID NCO in charge, at the visitors center

  • USAF Honor Guard demos routine

    The U.S. Air Force Honor Guard Drill Team performs their new routine at the Roberts Consolidated Aircraft Maintenance Facility March 2, 2017, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. The team developed a new routine at Keesler during the past five weeks that they will use throughout the year. The team will

  • Keesler leadership serves up Thanksgiving

    Airman Austin Salyers, 336th Training Squadron, receives his holiday meal from Col. Jeannine Ryder, 81st Medical Group commander, at the Azalea Dining Facility, Nov. 24, 2016, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. It is tradition at Keesler for commanders, first sergeants and superintendents to serve a

  • Airmen run to remember

    Col. Michele Edmondson, 81st Training Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Vegas Clark, 81st TRW command chief, lead Keesler personnel in running the final lap during Keesler’s POW/MIA 24-hour memorial run and vigil at the Crotwell Track Sept. 16, 2016, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. More than

  • 81st Training Wing command chief receives immersion tour

    Chief Master Sgt. Vegas Clark, 81st Training Wing command chief, visits 81st Security Forces Squadron defenders during an immersion tour Sept. 8, 2016, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. The purpose of the tour was to become familiar with the 81st Mission Support Group’s mission, operations and