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  • Keesler Airman receives award from airfield ops legend

    Retired Chief Master Sgt. Byron “BT” Parcenue introduces himself to Capt. Edwin Pratt, 81st Training Wing executive officer, during an awards presentation at Cody Hall June 8, 2017, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. Parcenue presented Pratt with the 2016 Air Education and Training Command Byron“BT”

  • Local school-aged children explore Keesler

    Staff Sgt. John Hood, 81st Infrastructure Division emergency communications center NCO in charge, provides a brief to school-aged children at the Keesler Fire Department during Biloxi Career Exploration Day March 2, 2017, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. The children also toured the 334th Training

  • Junior Leadership tour air traffic control

    Local high school freshmen enter Cody Hall during the Biloxi Chamber of Commerce Gulf Coast Junior Leadership Tour Jan. 24, 2017, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. The group’s objective is to produce students of outstanding character, while teaching them about community needs what it takes to become

  • "Gators" earn Commander’s Trophy for 7th consecutive year

    Col. Michele Edmondson, 81st Training Wing commander, presents the Commander’s Trophy to Airmen from the 334th Training Squadron at Stennis Hall Jan. 18, 2017, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. Competing squadrons earn points based on their participation in the intramural sports program and special

  • 81st TRG hosts drill down

    Airman Basic Clayton Quintana, 336th Training Squadron freestyle drill team member, spins a rifle during the 81st Training Group drill down at the Levitow Training Support Facility drill pad Nov. 4, 2016, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. The quarterly drill down featured an open ranks inspection,

  • NFL cheerleaders bring spirit to Keesler

    Lt. Col. Jeff Ragusa, 403rd Operations Support Squadron pilot, greets Kansas City Chiefs cheerleaders at the visitor’s center Sept. 30, 2016, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. The NFL cheerleaders visited Keesler to learn about the mission, hold a cheer clinic at the youth center and participate in a

  • Cody Hall lab renamed after fallen Airman

    Family and military personnel filled Cody Hall to dedicate its tower lab to Maj. W. David Gray, August 8, here.To commemorate Gray’s service in the Air Force, the 334th Training Squadron held a ribbon cutting to officially reopen the doors to the lab bearing the new name and an exhibit with pictures

  • 81st Training Group hosts quarterly drill down

    Airman Basic Mark Beltran, 336th Training Squadron freestyle drill team member, spins a rifle during the 81st Training Group drill down at the Levitow Training Support Facility drill pad June 17, 2016, Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. The 336th TRS “Red Wolves” placed second in freestyle. (U.S. Air

  • Keesler honors Memorial Day with retreat ceremony

    Keesler leadership render a salute during the 81st Training Wing Memorial Day Retreat Ceremony May 26, 2016, Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. The ceremony was held in memory of Operation Desert Storm. Attendees were also encouraged to wear uniforms from their past deployments. (U.S. Air Force photo by