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  • Keesler | Love goes the distance

    Many people celebrate love and affection on Valentine’s day by spending time with their partner, but in some cases the military life style can limit the celebration. Tech. Sgt. Alan Anderson, 81st Operational Readiness Medical Squadron mental health flight chief and Leeann Bledsoe, 81st Operational

  • Keesler | DRIVE-ing opportunity

    The Air Force and Space Force are growing a program that gives motivated Airmen and Guardians, who were medically discharged from Air Force and Space Force Accession Programs, such as technical training units, college ROTC programs and the Air Force Academy, a second chance to continue their service

  • Dragon University takes flight at Keesler

    KEESLER AIR FORCE BASE, Miss.-- The Air Force encourages its Airmen to aim high and the new Dragon University program at Keesler is tailored to help them get there. The program was designed with the Enlisted Action Development Plan in mind to emphasize growth at the Airmen level. “We're trying to

  • Planning the fight

    KEESLER AIR FORCE BASE, Miss. -- There are many moving parts that we don’t think about when it comes to accomplishing the 81st Training Wing’s mission. One of those moving parts is the 81st Logistics Readiness Squadron.The squadron is made up of five entities; transportation, supply, fuel, vehicle

  • Keesler develops First Term Officers Course

    A First Term Officers Course, the first course of its kind offered here for new officers, was held at the Professional Development Center here June 1-3.“I was first a part of introducing the FTOC at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base in Tucson, Arizona,”said Capt. Demitrice Steward, Second Air Force

  • The basic COVID experience

    One week before COVID-19 precautions were established in response to the world-wide pandemic, a new flight of trainees arrived for basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas, March 10, 2020.“We had a normal week of basic training and then everything started to close down,”

  • Deploying pride in the mission

    A unit deployment manager is responsible for educating the unit on its expeditionary role, ensuring personnel and equipment are ready to deploy and support contingency operations required by their unit.The 81st Security Forces Squadron takes pride in Staff Sgt. Lane Sanchez, 81st SFS unit deployment