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Keesler takes preventative measures as Isaac approaches

Posted 8/27/2012   Updated 8/27/2012 Email story   Print story


8/27/2012 - Darlene Gnuschke, Air Force retired and Biloxi resident, receives help from Maria Ainaga, head bagger at the base commissary with loading cases of water and other hurricane supplies into her trunk Aug. 27, 2012, at Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. Keesler personnel are taking preventative measures to prepare and protect themselves and Keesler's assets as the base commander has declared HURCON 3, meaning destructive winds of 58 mph or greater are expected as Hurricane Isaac approaches. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

8/30/2012 11:19:10 AM ET
I have a daughter in Keesler the last she said wasgoing to laundry room tornado warning. Has anyone heard from students in Keesler today
Judy, Gowrie Iowa
8/29/2012 3:18:24 PM ET
I still have many fond memories from my time stationed at Keesler while in the USAF 67-71. Sure hope all are out of harm's way and the base sustains no damage. Take care everyone...Joe
Joe, San Diego CA
8/28/2012 12:04:59 AM ET
I am worried about the hurricane passing through Biloxy specially the waves. The base is too close to the beach and the national weather service is expecting over 6 foot waves and the sea getting on parts of the city. You should concider moving the staff farther away from the sea. The wind might not be so much problem as the hurricane moving too slow.
Jesus, houston
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