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  • Fallen Warrior: Edward McBride

    Edward McBride was born on December 20, 1930, in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. After enlisting the Air Force Aviation Cadet Program in 1952, he commissioned to 2d Lt. and was awarded his pilot wings on June 16, 1953. McBride’s first duty location was at Itazuke Air Base, Japan. He next served with the

  • Fallen Warrior: SrA Taylor M. LaBrier

    Senior Airman Taylor M. LaBrier was born in Pensacola, Florida, and enlisted in the Army National Guard before transferring to the Air National Guard in 2014. LaBrier served as a radio and communication security repairer, primarily with the Springfield, Illinois-based 3637th Maintenance Company and

  • Art of flexibility, the key to resilience

    Jujutsu is a Japanese system of unarmed combat and physical training that emphasizes the art of flexibility, empowering users to take advantage of any obstacles that come their way.   Before he knew it, Dave Wilson, Heiwashinkai Jujutsu president, began his resilient journey to mastering the art of

  • Giving another breath of hope

    Two patients, each with metastatic lung cancer, were rushed to Keesler’s Operating Room, struggling to breathe with tumors constricting their airways.Maj. Derrell Nettlow, 81st Healthcare Operations Squadron Pulmonary critical care physician, was called to perform the Air Force’s first airway stent

  • Tips for holiday safety

    The holiday season is a time of celebration across the country, but it also comes with its own risks. Here are a few tips on how to stay safe during the holidays:CommunicationDecide on an emergency safe meeting place for your familyTeach kids what to do before, during and after a disasterOnline

  • Fallen Warrior: 1Lt. Quitman Walker

    Quitman Walker was born June 21, 1919 in Tillman, Mississippi and went to the public schools in Indianola, Miss. His last year of high school was spent at the Coahoma County Training School near Clarksdale. Walker continued his education at Alcorn A&M College, now Alcorn State University, and in