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  • Guiding the air mission from the ground

    The safety and flight path of aircraft operating on Keesler depend on the Airmen inside the Air Traffic Control Tower. The 81st Training Wing’s Operations Support Flight monitors and directs the aircraft on the flightline and local airspace, ensuring the fluidity of the air traffic.Working the tower 15 hours daily and being on continuous standby
  • Bringing training to-go

     Master Sgt. Carlos Santiago, 334th Training Squadron Air Traffic Control Apprentice Course superintendent, helped develop the Pocket App alongside a team of four others in response to ATC course students wanting a more effective way of studying outside the classroom. “The Pocket App is a revolutionary one stop shop ATC training application,” said Santiago. “This app can build anyone that knows nothing about the career, giving them basic principles of air traffic control.”
  • Keesler diversifies high school students’ career choices

    Ten Mississippi gulf coast high schools participated in the fourth annual science, technology, engineering and mathematics diversity outreach day Sept. 15 from 7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. here. The purpose of the event was to educate students on the opportunities the Air Force can provide and inspire them to pursue a STEM career in the service.
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