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  • Empowering future leaders

    In today’s rapidly changing domain, the new generation of Airmen are our greatest weapon. The creativity, bravery and competency of our nation’s newest warfighters will prove vital to the outcomes of our future endeavors.“The Air Force has already given me so many opportunities to grow and become a better person,” said Airman Madelyn Brown, 336th
  • Maj. Gen. Edmondson assumes command of 2nd Air Force

    Maj. Gen. Michele Edmondson took command of 2nd Air Force from Maj. Gen. Andrea Tullos during a change of command ceremony at the Bay Breeze Event Center here, July 30. Lt. Gen. Marshall Webb, Commander of Air Education and Training Command, presided over the ceremony.
  • Cyber career field discusses new training baseline

    The 81st Training Support Squadron hosted the Cyber Operations Specialty Training and Requirements Team conference here, July 19-23. “The conference was held to ensure the upcoming evolution from cyberspace support to cyberspace operations is a smooth transition, eliminate training deficiencies and maintain the health and welfare of the entire career field at the highest standard,” said Staff Sgt. Matthew Storer, 81st TRSS cyberspace support force development NCO in charge. “It impacts the entirety of the cyberspace support career field by creating baseline requirements for training.”
  • Uniting countries and communities

    Serving as the Keesler Saudi country liaison officer for the students in training from Saudi Arabia on Keesler, Capt. Naif Almani has worked toward the goal of providing his country with exceptional soldiers and strengthening its relationship with the United States.After receiving notice from the Harrison County School District and the
  • Service members can stream Tokyo Olympic, Paralympic games for free

    The Exchange and Comcast NBCUniversal announced today that U.S. service members and honorably discharged Veterans worldwide will be able to stream NBCUniversal’s extensive coverage of the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games from their personal devices and computers through ShopMyExchange.com. The Games of the XXXII Olympiad will take place July 23-Aug. 8, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan, while the Paralympic Games will run from Aug. 24-Sep. 5.
  • Readiness is key

  • The catalyst of innovation

    The 81st Contracting Squadron enables purchases across the 81st Training Wing by allocating appropriated funds throughout the wing and ensuring they’re being spent efficiently to drive innovation and modernization at Keesler.“Congress delegates us authority to spend money on their behalf,” said 2nd Lt. Tenisha Austin, 81st CONS infrastructure
  • Essential employees: civilians who serve

    When people think of the military, they may envision people in camouflage uniforms; but across more than 600 occupations and professions, there are over 150,000 civilian employees in the Air Force. “We're here to support the military and make sure we're able to complete the overall, worldwide mission,” said Terri Gonzalez, 81st Training Wing media relations chief. “When service members are deployed, we stay behind and keep operations running.”
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