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  • Success from a salad bowl

    Strength through diversity. These words are said all throughout the world but what do they really mean to the men and women in the Air Force? Some might say we are a melting pot of people from different backgrounds, races, cultures and religions. During the Keesler 2018 Black History Luncheon, Col. Terrence Adams, Air Mobility Command director of
  • Career field managers convene to improve training at Keesler

    A Career Field Managers Conference and Learning Summit, was held at the Bay Breeze Event Center on Keesler Air Force Base Jan. 29-31. The conference was held for CFMs to engage with 81st Training Group schoolhouse leadership and advance Air Education and Training Command’s redesign of the continuum of learning for each career field taught in the
  • Keesler Tax Center has moved, will open for appointments

    The Keesler Tax Office has moved to the first floor of the Sablich Center in room 114 to better serve the Keesler community.   The Keesler Tax Office will open Jan. 29 to provide federal and state income tax return preparation.   The tax center staff provides customer assistance free of charge primarily by appointment, though some walk-ins may be
  • 81st MDG earns Commission on Cancer national accreditation

    The Keesler Medical Center cancer program has been granted a Three Year Accreditation with Silver Commendation from the Commission on Cancer, a quality program of the American College of Surgeons.   To earn voluntary CoC accreditation, a cancer program must meet or exceed the CoC quality care standards, be evaluated every three years through a
  • Haven reopened for Keesler dorm residents

    Keesler’s private organizations and leadership came together to reopen the Haven, Dec. 21, to showcase the improved dorm common area for team Keesler’s permanent party Airmen. “It was brought to our attention that this space [Haven] was locked up because it was not being properly maintained,” said Tech. Sgt. Jennifer Watts, 81st Training Wing
  • Instructors of the Year

    BILOXI, Miss. (NNS) -- Center for Naval Aviation Technical Training Unit (CNATTU) Keesler announced its 2017 Sailors and instructors of the year Nov. 16 at the facility's headquarters onboard Keesler Air Force Base.Areographer's Mate 1st Class John Abraham was selected as the CNATTU Keesler Sailor of the Year (SOY), and Aviation Electronics
  • Hurricane Hunters discuss atmospheric river missions with Scripps scientists

    Members of the 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron “Hurricane Hunters” met with scientists from the University of California San Diego’s Scripps Institution of Oceanography here Wednesday to discuss plans for participating in atmospheric river reconnaissance missions in early 2018.
  • Wingman Day boosts resiliency at Keesler

    Airmen from Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, participated in a Wingman Day resiliency event Nov. 16. During Keesler’s previous wingman days units participated in morale boosting activities like fun runs and sporting competitions while also attending unit-wide Comprehensive Airman Fitness courses. However, this time, Airmen were able to sign up
  • Honor guard brings new perspective for Airman

    Some people see the honor guard when they’re performing their duties; attending funerals, parades, presenting colors and firing their rifles. They may not know what goes on behind the scenes, or what goes on in their minds.For Tech. Sgt. Benjamin Graham, Keesler Air Force Base Honor Guard Delta Flight NCO in charge, honor guard, a year-long
  • Airmen bring home trophy from HackState

    Three Airmen from the 81st Training Support Squadron here competed in HackState Sept. 23-24 at Mississippi State University and won first place for the best safety hack. Staff Sgts. Christopher Pineda and David Campbell, 81st TRSS interactive media developers, and Staff Sgt. Joseph Hartsfield, 81st TRSS curriculum developer, participated in the
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