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  • 81st SFS review school safety

    Keesler children discuss safety procedures during an 81st Security Forces Squadron lockdown training at the Keesler Youth Center March 8, 2018, on Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi. In lieu of recent active shooter incidents in schools, defenders conducted the training to discuss school safety

  • Defenders receive combative training

    Senior Airman Curtis King II, 81st Security Forces Squadron entry controller, and Airman 1st Class Charles Wynne, 81st SFS entry controller, practice a combative technique during an 81st SFS combative training course at the SFS building Oct. 19, 2017, on Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi.

  • Active shooter exercise tests base’s response

    Airmen from the 81st Training Wing experienced an active shooter exercise here Sept. 22. The exercise was designed to simulate the chaotic nature of a disgruntled person entering a facility on base and opening fire.  “For the exercise we wanted to test the base’s ability to respond to an active

  • 81st MSG welcomes honorary commanders

    Col. Debra Lovette, 81st Training Wing commander, delivers welcoming remarks during an honorary commanders 81st Mission Support Group orientation tour in the Sablich Center Aug. 10, 2017, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. The honorary commander program is a partnership between base leadership and

  • Shuckers recognize service members

    Lt. Col. Jerry Hambright, 81st Communications Squadron commander, throws the first pitch during the Biloxi Shuckers Minor League Baseball team’s military appreciation night July 31, 2017, in Biloxi, Miss. The Shuckers recognized and honored service members and their families for serving the nation.

  • Defenders host family event

    Staff Sgt. Jordan Leiter, 81st Security Forces Squadron military working dog handler, and Gamma, 81st SFS MWD, participate in a MWD demonstration during a family ice cream social at the 81st SFS building July 27, 2017, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. The event, hosted by the 81st SFS Defenders

  • Keep eyes open, report suspicious activity

    The gates of an installation can provide a sense of security; however, individuals should always remain mindful of their surroundings. “It is important for people to remain aware of their surroundings to ensure they safeguard not only themselves, but ensure the safety of their families, the

  • Col. Lovette receives 81st SFS boat patrol briefing

    Tech. Sgt. Jared Miller, 81st Security Forces Squadron unit department manager, and Senior Airman Scott Wilmot, 81st SFS visitor center clerk, greet Col. Debra Lovette, 81st Training Wing commander, at the marina July 1, 2017, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. The commander received an 81st SFS boat

  • Defenders participate in Wingman Week resiliency training

    Senior Master Sgt. Richard Crim, 81st Security Forces Squadron superintendent, provides a resiliency brief at the 81st SFS building June 15, 2017, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. The briefing was one of several Wingman Week events focusing on resiliency and teambuilding initiatives across the base.