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  • Keesler welcomes 35th annual SOMS

    Keesler is getting ready for the largest state-wide Special Olympics Mississippi event of the year, the SOMS Summer Games, held May 12-14.This year Keesler welcomes back athletes from around the state for the organization’s 35th year.

  • Keesler hosts SOMS training camp

    In preparation for the Special Olympics summer games, Keesler hosted the Special Olympic athletes of Mississippi for the first time in almost three years.From powerlifting, basketball, golf and more, Keesler staff and Airmen from around base prepared sports training environments for the

  • 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

  • Dragons prep to host 2017 SOMS

    Keesler is set to host more than 700 athletes for this year’s Special Olympics Mississippi Summer Games, May 19-21, here.This year marks the 31st year the base has hosted athletes from across Mississippi as they compete to qualify for the national games.Jackie Pope, Keesler Airman and Family