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  • LaBrutta attends MCMOA, Freedom Ball

    Retired Col. Phyllis Luttman, Mississippi Coast Military Officers Association vice president, presents Maj. Gen. Bob LaBrutta, 2nd Air Force commander, with a token of appreciation during the MCMOA dinner at the Great Southern Club July 12, 2017, Gulfport, Miss. The dinner was held to familiarize

  • Keesler furthers MTL development with new building, resources

    The 81st Training Support Squadron’s Military Training Leader Course schoolhouse has a new home in Lott Hall, where the first course in the new building began July 17.The instructors, formerly based in Allee Hall, only had a couple classrooms at their disposal. They now have access to a dedicated

  • Excellence in all we do

    Staff Sgt. Amy Ray, 335th Training Squadron student, graduates from the personnel apprentice course with a perfect score May 25, 2017, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. Ray, from Boulder, Colo., is a member of the Air Force Reserve and will be returning to the 97th Flying Training Squadron at

  • Keesler hosts SOMS 2017

    Keesler hosted more than 3,200 athletes, directors, coaches, family members and volunteers spanning over 16 regions across Mississippi for the 31st Annual Special Olympics Mississippi Summer Games. Founded in 1968, Special Olympics hosts sporting events around the world for people of all ages with

  • 81st LRS wins 3rd straight AETC award

    The 81st Logistics Readiness Squadron won the Air Education and Training Command LRS Non-flying Unit of the Year for 2016 for the third year in a row. Members of the 81st LRS were awarded for their ability to complete the day-to-day mission as the largest traffic management office and second largest

  • Wing leaders kick off Fire Prevention Week

    A Keesler Fire Department glass sits on display at the 81st TRW headquarters building during the Fire Prevention Week kick off Oct. 11, 2016, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. The weeklong event includes fire drills, literature hand-outs and stove fire demonstrations around the base and concludes

  • Maj. Gen. LaBrutta takes command of 2nd Air Force

    Maj. Gen. Bob LaBrutta took command of 2nd Air Force during a change of command ceremony at the Levitow Training Support Facility parade field here, Aug. 26, 2016. Outgoing commander, Maj. Gen. Mark Brown, handed off the guidon before heading to his new assignment as Air Education and Training

  • Keesler instructor to represent all enlisted as an OAY

    Air Force officials recently narrowed down 36 nominees to 12 and announced their selection for Outstanding Airmen of the Year. Among those 12 was Keelser Air Force Base’s Tech. Sgt. Cassandra Cruz, 81st Force Support Squadron Airman Leadership School instructor.This award recognizes 12 outstanding

  • Fire Department brings the heat in firefighter combat challenge

    Four members of the Keesler Fire Department recently qualified to represent Team Keesler at the 2016 Firefighter Combat Challenge Competition Wild Card Week in Montgomery, Ala. in October.The team competed in the qualifying round at Lake Charles, La., Apr. 30, where they demonstrated their skills in

  • Pathways to Blue shows ROTC cadets the way

    More than 180 ROTC cadets representing 22 different colleges and universities along with 31 active duty enlisted members attended the second annual “Pathways to Blue” initiative hosted by 2nd Air Force at Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. April 15-16.During the two-day event, cadets and airmen learned