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  • Keesler hosts SOMS 2017

    Keesler hosted more than 3,200 athletes, directors, coaches, family members and volunteers spanning over 16 regions across Mississippi for the 31st Annual Special Olympics Mississippi Summer Games. Founded in 1968, Special Olympics hosts sporting events around the world for people of all ages with special needs to include more than 700 athletes from Mississippi.
  • Boots vs. Badges starts off 2017 SOMS

    The ‘Boots’ team, made up of Keesler Airmen and Special Olympics athletes, pump each other up during the Boots vs. Badges volleyball game at the Blake Fitness Center, May 13, 2017, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. Keesler Airmen competed against City of Biloxi police officers and firefighters as the starting event for the 2017 Special Olympics
  • “Boots versus Badges” softball game kicks off Special Olympics Mississippi Summer Games

    Tyler Bouldin, WLOX reporter and “Boots” team member, pitches a softball to Tony DeRosa, Special Olympics athlete, during the “Boots versus Badges” softball game at the Biloxi Shuckers MGM Park April 21, 2016, Biloxi, Miss. The game was the kickoff event for the 2016 Special Olympics Mississippi Summer Games, which will be hosted by Keesler Air