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  • Bazaar of Falcons land at Keesler

    A group of falcons is known as a “Bazaar” and “Falcons” from across Second Air Force gathered here Sept. 5-8 under their commander, Maj. Gen. Michele Edmondson, to focus on the future of Air Force technical training and developing a Sixth-Generation Learning Ecosystem to better prepare Airmen for

  • Fitness in the face of adversaries

    Serving in the U.S. Air Force requires commitment to a set of standards that support all aspects of an Airman’s life.These standards, recently referenced by the Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force, JoAnne Bass, in her letter to the force addressing standards, are a key component in upholding the

  • 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

  • The heart of patient care

    A Keesler doctor is elevating the 81st Medical Group’s health care mission and paving a trail for others along the way.Lt. Col. Ronald Jones, 81st MDG chief of electrophysiology, is currently the only electrophysiologist serving in the Air Force. He is also one of the only doctors of his specialty

  • Developing Airmen to develop Airmen

    Keesler’s faculty development staff consists of 24 specialists who create the processes to train, develop and deliver the focused and driven warriors that in-turn, train the next generation of Airmen. The Faculty Development Flight authors and conducts 13 courses including the Military Training

  • Establishing a foundation for first-term officers

    KEESLER AIR FORCE BASE, Miss.-- Developing the job and leadership skillsets of company grade officers was the ambition of Keesler’s First Term Officer Course when it was initiated in 2021.As the course evolves, it has continued to develop and establish a foundation for Keesler’s officers.“CGOs have

  • Giving another breath of hope

    KEESLER AIR FORCE BASE-- 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