Keesler Air Force Base was named for 2nd Lt. Samuel R. Keesler Jr., a WWI aerial observer killed in action, Oct. 9, 1918, near Verdun, France. Keesler AFB is located near Biloxi, Mississippi.

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Keesler Air Force Base
Home of the 81st Training Wing. Overview of base, unit pages, events calendar, and contact information.
53rd WRS Hurricane Hunters
The squadron flies into the eyes of hurricanes. Offers a cyberflight; includes photos and data.
Global Security
Keesler AFB overview and history.
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