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  • Keesler inducts 2018 honorary commanders

    Keesler leadership pose for a group photo with the newly inducted honorary commanders during the 2018 Honorary Commanders Induction Ceremony at the Bay Breeze Event Center Jan. 26, 2018, on Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi. The event recognized the newest members of Keesler’s honorary commanders

  • Leahy takes command at 2nd AF

    Maj. Gen. Timothy Leahy took command of 2nd Air Force from Maj. Gen. Bob LaBrutta during a change of command ceremony at the Levitow Training Support Facility parade field here, Aug. 23. Lt. Gen. Darryl Roberson, commander of Air Education and Training Command, presided over the ceremony. Second

  • LaBrutta attends MCMOA, Freedom Ball

    Retired Col. Phyllis Luttman, Mississippi Coast Military Officers Association vice president, presents Maj. Gen. Bob LaBrutta, 2nd Air Force commander, with a token of appreciation during the MCMOA dinner at the Great Southern Club July 12, 2017, Gulfport, Miss. The dinner was held to familiarize

  • Keesler furthers MTL development with new building, resources

    The 81st Training Support Squadron’s Military Training Leader Course schoolhouse has a new home in Lott Hall, where the first course in the new building began July 17.The instructors, formerly based in Allee Hall, only had a couple classrooms at their disposal. They now have access to a dedicated

  • 2nd AF/CC recognizes annual award winners

    Maj. Gen. Bob LaBrutta, 2nd Air Force commander, and 81st Training Wing leadership presents the 2nd AF Outstanding NCO of the Year award to Staff Sgt. Zachary Bartlett, 81st Training Support Squadron military training leader, in the Levitow Training Support Facility June 20, 2017, on Keesler Air

  • Col. Debra Lovette takes command of 81st TRW

    Col. Debra Lovette took command of the 81st Training Wing during a change of command ceremony at the Bay Breeze Event Center here, June 2. Outgoing commander, Col. Michele Edmondson, relinquished the guidon before heading to her new assignment as executive officer to the vice chief of staff of the

  • Biloxi National Cemetery Memorial Day Ceremony

    Col. Jeannine Ryder, 81st Medical Group commander, listens as names of deceased veterans are read during the Memorial Day Ceremony at the Biloxi National Cemetery May 29, 2017, Biloxi, Miss. The ceremony paid homage to those who have made the ultimate sacrifice while serving in the armed forces.

  • Pathways to Blue: Showcases AF careers to ROTC cadets

    Air Force ROTC cadet badge sits on the shoulder of a cadet attending a Pathways to Blue briefing April 8, 2017, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. Pathways to Blue is a diversity and inclusion outreach event hosted by 2nd Air Force with the support of the 81st Training Wing and the 403rd Wing. The

  • Cadets learn about AF through Pathways to Blue

    The third annual Pathways to Blue event, designed to help ROTC cadets make their Air Force career choices, takes place here April 7-8.The diversity and inclusion event, attended by more than 175 ROTC cadets from seven universities, is a 2nd Air Force initiative aimed to help build future leaders in

  • 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