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  • The mind matters in May

    As Mental Health Awareness Month unfolds, the significance of mental well-being within the military community takes center stage. Beyond the physical demands of service, the mental toll on soldiers, veterans, and their families underscores the critical need for increased support and awareness.

  • Right place, right time: Sheppard Airman helps save life

    Airman 1st Class Israel Wallace, an Airman in Training assigned to the 361st Training Squadron, was coined by 82d Training Wing Command Chief Rey Schultz for administering life-saving actions to assist a woman when she began seizing during the Guardians of Freedom Air Show April 27, 2024, here.

  • Keesler’s second year of success with Project SEARCH

    Keesler’s second class of Project SEARCH, six interns, graduated from the program here, May 21. Project SEARCH connects local school districts with governmental & non-governmental organizations that allow high school students with disabilities to do internships and learn critical job skills.

  • Pilot fit facility reaches milestone, outfits 1,000th F-35 pilot

    Leadership from the 33rd Fighter Wing, Joint Program Office, and Lockheed Martin Corporation gathered here to celebrate the facility’s significant milestone as the 1,000th F-35 pilot to be outfitted received his flight helmet and survival gear May 22.

  • Shulman assumes command of 80th Flying Training Wing

    Col. Jeffrey D. Shulman assumed command of the 80th Flying Training Wing May 22, 2024, in a ceremony here. Shulman joins the 80th FTW from the 8th Fighter Wing at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea where he served as the Deputy Commander. The 80th FTW is home of the Euro-NATO Joint Jet Pilot

  • 97th AMW leaders join AF BMT graduation

    More than 40 leaders from the 97th Air Mobility Wing flew down south to tour portions of the enlisted Air Force’s initial training facilities and participate in a Basic Military Training graduation at the 37th Training Wing, Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas, May 14-16, 2024.

  • 17th SFS Police Week

    The 17th Security Forces Squadron observed National Police Week, an annual observance week to pay homage to law enforcement personnel who gave their lives in the line of duty May 13-17.

  • Preparing to be prepared: How to build a hurricane kit

    As hurricane season approaches, the safety and preparedness of Keesler and the surrounding communities is paramount. Hurricanes often leave buildings severely damaged, flooded and have the potential to knock out utilities, so having a well-stocked hurricane kit can make a significant difference in