About Keesler AFB, MS
Keesler AFB is operated by the United States Air Force and is located in Biloxi, Mississippi. The base was built in 1941 and has been in continual use ever since. The base is headquarters to the Second Air Force and the 81st Training Wing of the Air Education and Training Command serves as its host unit.
Generally, Keesler AFB has around 4,700 students on base at a given time. Keesler AFB, specializing in ground trade training, provides a lot of training in electronics, avionics, and radar operations among many specialties.
Keesler AFB's host unit is the electronics training Center of Excellence for the U.S. Air Force, which handles 28,000 students annually in total. Training units for the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps also operate at Keesler AFB.