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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

  • CNATTU Keesler New Chiefs Refurbish Anchor

    Newly-pinned chief petty officers from the Center for Naval Aviation Technical Training Unit (CNATTU) Keesler unveiled a refurbished anchor at Naval Oaks Park onboard Keesler Air Force Base Sept. 20. The full-sized anchor, surrounded by live oak trees, is the centerpiece of the park located at the

  • Keesler,Biloxi firefighters complete rescue training

    Members of the Keesler and Biloxi Fire Departments participate in confined space rescue operations training in the Keesler Medical Center June 16, 2017, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. Keesler hosted the advanced rescue certification training course, which consisted of confined space rescue, high

  • Biloxi recognizes Col. Edmondson

    A “Col. Michele Edmondson Day” proclamation sits on display at Biloxi City Hall during a recognition ceremony for Col. Michele Edmondson, 81st Training Wing commander, May 30, 2017, in Biloxi, Miss. The Biloxi Mayor Andrew “FoFo” Gilich hosted the ceremony, during a Biloxi city council meeting, to

  • Keesler personnel participates in National Day of Prayer

    An attendee of the City of Biloxi’s 66th Annual Observance National Day of Prayer at Biloxi City Hall May 4, 2017, Biloxi, Miss., holds one of the programs associated with the event. The National Day of Prayer is an annual national observance dating back to a call in a joint resolution of Congress

  • Volunteers get recognized by Biloxi mayor

    Keesler Fishbowl Student Ministry Center members receive the 2017 Military Group Volunteer of the Year award during the 34th Annual Biloxi Volunteer Recognition Awards at the Frank Gruich Community Center Apr. 25, 2015, in Biloxi, Miss. The event is held each year to recognize military members and

  • 81st Training Group 5K “Toys for Tots” run

    Family members and 81st Training Group leadership pose for a photo with toy donations after a 5K “Toys for Tots” run, Dec. 11, 2016, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. The 5K run supported the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program, which collects and distributes toys in the community.

  • Keesler participates in 31st Annual Christmas on the Water

    Jacqueline McGowan, daughter of Col. Michele Edmondson, 81st Training Wing commander, waves at the camera during the 31st Annual Christmas on the Water Boat Parade Dec. 3, 2016, at Biloxi, Miss. The boats, which parade along the Gulf Coast in full holiday décor, are judged by originality of theme,

  • 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