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United States Air Force
500 Fisher St. RM110
Keesler AFB, MS 39534-2554
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The major command at Keesler is the Air Education and Training Command. The 81st TRW's mission is to train, develop and inspire premier warfighters for the Air Force! The 81st Training Group is responsible for nearly 500 training courses both locally and at detachments and satellite locations. The 81 TRG Mission Statement: Advance Critical Mission Capabilities of the Air and Space Expeditionary Force... Warriors... Training Warriors... For Warriors!
The Gulf Coast's hurricane season is June 1st - November 1st. It is mandatory for base housing residents to either evacuate to another location or go to an identified shelter when so directed. The base provides a wealth of information and offers frequent training to properly prepare individuals for the hurricane season.
Notes for Spouses of NPS Technical Training Students at Keesler
Concurrent travel is approved for Non-prior service airmen whose course length is 20 weeks or more. Please note, rentals are expensive in this area.
Cell phone use is strictly prohibited while driving on base.
UBLIC HEALTH DIRECTIVES FOR KEESLER AFB
Applicability: This includes service members, students, international students, DoD civilian employees, DoD contractors, and all other individuals on or accessing Keesler AFB.
a. Limit Gatherings. Keesler AFB official and unofficial mission- and service-essential activities are limited to no more than 25 people. Exceptions for mission- and service-essential activities must be approved at the Squadron commander or higher level, with proper physical distancing and sanitation protocols in place. Gatherings require the wear of face coverings, as directed below.
b. Physical Distancing. All members are to maintain a minimum of six feet distance from other members to the maximum extent practicable at all times.
c. Face Coverings. A cloth face covering or face mask is required to be functional, clean, and cover the nose and mouth at the same time. Masks recommended by the CDC include non-medical disposable masks, masks made with breathable fabric (such as cotton), masks made with tightly woven fabric (i.e., fabrics that do not let light pass through when held up to a light source), masks with two or three layers, and masks with inner filter pockets. Novelty or non-protective masks, masks with ventilation valves, or face shields are not authorized as a substitute for masks. Masks must fit properly (i.e., snugly around the nose and chin with no large gaps around the sides of the face). Questions regarding the face coverings provision of this order should be directed to the member’s chain of command. Squadron commanders or higher are authorized to resolve questions based on the intent of this order.
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