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  • Memorial Day on the Gulf Coast

    Native of Greenwood, Mississippi, 2nd Lt. Samuel Reeves Keesler, Jr., enlisted in the Army Air Service entering World War I.He trained as an aerial observer, gunner and artillery fire controller and provided air support for the U.S. troops. After taking heavy gunfire from enemy aircraft during a

  • Keesler shares its history

    Pat Byrd, Biloxi resident, views Keesler Air Force Base memorabilia during the Gulf Coast Historical and Cultural Exposition at the Biloxi Civic Center Feb. 23, 2018, in Biloxi, Mississippi. The event, which consisted of historical and cultural groups displaying the rich and diverse history and

  • Keesler participates in 31st Annual Christmas on the Water

    Jacqueline McGowan, daughter of Col. Michele Edmondson, 81st Training Wing commander, waves at the camera during the 31st Annual Christmas on the Water Boat Parade Dec. 3, 2016, at Biloxi, Miss. The boats, which parade along the Gulf Coast in full holiday décor, are judged by originality of theme,

  • Gulf Coast community celebrates Veterans Day

    Nearly 5,000 Mississippi and Louisiana residents celebrated Veterans Day by honoring past and present service members during the 16th Annual Gulf Coast Veterans Day Parade in D’Iberville, Mississippi, Nov. 12.The spectators showed their support as more than 50 military themed floats and performers