Keesler Air Force Base

Keesler’s 81st Training Wing commander relieved of duty

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www.wxxv25.com – WXXV Staff – 2022-12-13 15:08:15

The Second Air Force Commander, Maj. Gen Michele Edmondson, relieved the Col. William H. Hunter as wing commander at today, for a loss of trust and confidence in his ability to effectively command the 81st Training Wing.

Hunter took over the 81st Training Wing in June 2021.

“Commanders must uphold the highest personal and professional standards and maintain a healthy, inclusive command climate in their unit,” said Edmondson. “The training mission at Keesler Air Force Base builds Airmen who are foundational to the future of the Air Force. We…

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Keesler AFB and Mississippi State team up for Coastal Resilience Project

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www.wxxv25.com – Ansley Brent – 2022-12-13 15:29:03

A major project for the Back Bay shoreline will begin next month!

A national Coastal Resilience Fund Project has been awarded to in partnership with Mississippi University.

This project is one of seven national Coastal Resilience grants receiving a huge amount of funding.

The purpose of this $6.48 million grant is to combat coastal erosion that is estimated at one foot per year and to protect against the effects of sea level rise and storm surge.

Once the project is complete, it has the potential to be the second longest and second largest…

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Ruck march hosted in memory of 9/11 victims

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www.wxxv25.com – Janae Jordan – 2022-09-09 19:27:21

Ruck march hosted in memory of 9/11 victims

On Sunday, the nation will pay to those we lost during the 9/11 terror attacks.

The 403rd Wing at paid tribute to 9/11 victims Friday morning by hosting a ruck march.

The security forces squadron led the march 5 miles around the flightline.

This event gives airmen and women time to reflect, remember, and honor all the civilians, first responders, and military personnel who lost their lives on 9/11 — as well as the families who suffered from the loss of their loved ones.

“The ruck march…

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Keesler AFB FamCamp | Biloxi Mississippi | Military Campground

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hi guys, here is another Military Campground tour, the FamCamp. This is a small and basic …

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Air Expeditionary Force Compound Expansion at Keesler Air Force Base

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www.wxxv25.com – Janae Jordan – 2022-06-23 17:30:38

has expanded its Air Expeditionary Force Compound to increase the efficiency of simulated training for the 338th training squadron.

To help airmen and women in the 338th training squadron reach their fullest potential, Keesler Air Force Base expanded their air expeditionary force compound to increase the efficiency of simulated deployment training. Lt. Col. Tobiah Jones said, “Our previous air…

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Hurricane Hunters crew disciplined for unplanned stop at Martha’s Vineyard

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www.wxxv25.com – WXXV Staff – 2022-05-11 14:14:29

A five-man Hurricane Hunters air crew has been disciplined for an unplanned stop at Martha’s Vineyard Airport in March.

Lt. Col. Marnee Losurdo, public affairs chief for the 403rd Wing at , said the airmen misused taxpayer dollars with the trip to Martha’s Vineyard.

“We have an obligation to the taxpayers to use those dollars wisely,” Losurdo said. “So while they did plan the mission and they…

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First airway stent procedure in Air Force performed at Keesler AFB

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www.wxxv25.com – Janae Jordan – 2022-03-25 17:24:26

Doctors at performed the Air Force’s first airway stent procedure to help save the lives of two patients.

Two patients battling lung cancer received the Air Force’s first airway stent procedure giving them the ability to breathe. Dr. Darrell Nettlow said, “I go in with flexible camera called a bronchoscope and what I can do is I can actually dilate the airways up. So, I use a special balloon that…

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Customizing care for cancer patients at Keesler Air Force Base

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www.wxxv25.com – Janae Jordan – 2022-02-09 17:44:46

In an effort to make radiation therapy for cancer patients more accurate and effective, the 81st Diagnostic and Therapeutic Squadron joins forces with the 81st Dental Squadron to shape a radiation bolus for each patient.

The 81st Dental Squadron has created a custom radiation therapy device using digital dentistry software and 3D printing that will allow them to create same day dental solution that will keep airman in the…

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Growing indications Keesler AFB could house Afghan refugees soon

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, Miss. (WLOX) – More and more indications are surfacing that is preparing to house Afghan refugees.

Earlier on Tuesday, a job posting on SAM.gov, the federal government’s official job site, read that Keesler is looking for support for Pashto and Dari translation and interpreter services to support 1,000 personnel.

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Keesler Air Force Base modifies COVID-19 policy

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www.wxxv25.com – WXXV Staff

Keesler Air Force Base Modifies Covid 19 Policy

has announced changes to its policy amid the delta surge.

Keesler is now at health protection condition Bravo. Changes to operations at the base include proof of vaccination to use fitness centers at the installation, 50 percent capacity for indoor gatherings and required mask wearing in all…

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