Monday, October 22, 2012

Keesler is AETC nominee

For the second year in a row, Keesler Air Force Base, Miss., won the highest command-level honor it can receive. Air Education and Training Comand Commander Gen. Edward A. Rice Jr., announced that the 81st Training Wing at Keesler as the AETC winner of the Commander-In-Chief’s Annual Award for Installation Excellence. The Commander-in-Chief's Installation Excellence Award is a presidential award for exemplary support of Defense Department missions, and is the highest award a military installation can receive. The CINC's IEA was created in 1984. The AETC winner was selected by a board of command senior leaders from many different career fields. (Source: AETC Public Affairs via Keesler, 10/22/12)