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  • 85th EIS: keeping our force in touch

    As the only active duty command, control, communication-computer engineering and installation squadron in the Air Force, the 85th Engineering Installation Squadron holds a huge responsibility.Rapid deployments worldwide, steady training, and job knowledge is necessary for all Airmen to make sure their mission gets done well.“We take on temporary
  • 85th EIS first in AF to use blown fiber installation

    The 85th Engineering Installation Squadron completed the first blown fiber installation for fiber optic cables in the Air Force, here, on Jan. 14. The fiber optic cable installation was improved using an air compressor that repels the fiber through micro-tubing, setting a pipe that allows the fiber to go from one end of a run to the other.
  • 85th EIS welcomes new commander

    Lt. Col. Nelson Caraballo, incoming 85th Engineering Installation Squadron commander, assumed command from Lt. Col. Jennifer Carns, outgoing 85th EIS commander, during a change of command ceremony at Maltby Hall June 4, here.
  • Rebuilding Tyndall: Keesler team helps restore base communications

    Total devastation. No power. No running water. The scene on the ground at Tyndall Air Force Base was a grim, 'post-apocalyptic' one when a five man team from Keesler's 85th Engineering Installation Squadron arrived in mid-October, just days after Hurricane Michael hit the Florida Gulf Coast.Hurricane Michael was the strongest storm to hit Florida
  • Top of the World: 85th EIS airmen work to restore radio comms in Puerto Rico

    For some, the idea of spending hours hundreds of feet above the world suspended by only a rope and harness is a terrifying thought. For the airmen of the 85th Engineering and Installation Squadron, 38th Cyberspace Engineering Installation Group, 68th Cyberspace Wing from Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, it’s just another day at the office.
  • 85th EIS deploys to Puerto Rico

    Members from the 85th Engineering Installation Squadron deployed Oct. 13, from Savannah, Georgia, to aid Puerto Rico in Hurricane Maria relief.
  • 24th AF/CC visits cyber Airmen

    Col. Michele Edmondson, 81st Training Wing commander, speaks to Maj. Gen. Christopher Weggeman, 24th Air Force commander, Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas, during a 333rd Training Squadron site visit at Stennis Hall March 1, 2017, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. Weggeman visited with Airmen linked to the cyber curriculum and received an 85th
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