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  • Mentored to the path of success

    As a brand-new one-striped Airman straight out of high school there was much for me to learn heading to the 81st Training Wing Public Affairs Office. There was so much in life that I had yet to experience and a future of possibility ahead. I was only sure of one thing; I wanted to

  • Students get their game on

     “Gaming is a great way to build relationships and connect people,” said Chaplain (Capt.) R. Shaughn Casey, 81st Training Group chaplain. “Establishing positive and healthy relationships within our Airmen is important. They understand each other and what they are all going through. From interacting

  • Keesler ensures readiness through online classes

     Following the effects of COVID-19, the 81st Training Group has taken measures to ensure safety among Airmen while also executing its crucial mission.The 336th Training Squadron initiated online classes for multiple courses within the squadron using electronic platforms such as Blackboard, which

  • The Lighthouse; guiding young Airmen to hope

    The official opening and ribbon-cutting of the Lighthouse was held in Larcher Chapel, here, Nov. 1.The Lighthouse is a part of the Larcher Chapel where permanent party Airmen, airman basic to senior airmen, can interact and build connections with one another.“We chose the name ‘The Lighthouse’

  • Assessing your resilience: Control what you can, manage what you can’t

    As the 81st Training Wing inspector general a lot of my job is assessing unit programs and ensuring the unit is healthy and capable of accomplishing the mission. The expectation is that commanders and unit program managers are performing regular self-assessments and taking the appropriate actions to

  • Cooking event builds team connection, resiliency

    A Dorm to Gourmet cooking class was held at the McBride Commons Sept. 5 to teach Airmen cooking skills they can use in the dorms.Airman 1st Class Baron Chansomphou, 81st Communications Squadron client systems technician, put the event together to strengthen the Keesler Air Force Base community.“We

  • Introducing Dragon Chat: Keesler’s latest take on Wingman Day

    The 81st Training Wing is changing up Wingman Day, April 19, by introducing a new initiative called Dragon Chat. Dragon Chat is a new concept that refocuses the Wingman Day idea on small-group discussions. Despite the change, the goal will still be to enhance the resiliency of individuals, families