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  • Teaching comprehensive combat care

    Members of the 81st Medical Group have been training in new evidence based, life saving techniques and strategies to provide the best trauma care possible on the battlefield. The Tactical Combat Casualty Care training offers more hands-on training in a simulated deployed environment, initially taking place at the Naval Construction Battalion Center soccer field. The transportation of materials, mannequins and personnel to the center led to complications in scheduling, leading to the application for moving training to an unused facility.
  • Keesler uses post-vaccine waiting period to identify routine care gaps

    Adaptation has been a common theme over the past year, especially within the medical community. A perfect example is at Keesler Medical Center on Keesler Air Force Base in Biloxi, Mississippi. During the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's recommended 15-minute waiting period after a COVID-19 vaccines is given, staff here have been talking to patients about making appointments for routine care that may have been missed due to increased focus on the virus.
  • Chief Bruce: Mentor for the next generation

    To spread his knowledge as a mentor and his experience as a leader, Chief Master Sgt. Kenneth Bruce, 16th Air Force command chief, Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas, held a briefing with Keesler personnel at Stennis Hall on March 25.A variety of Airmen were invited to talk with Bruce and ask questions about mentorship. Bruce was able to
  • Make everything awesome through mentoring

    Everything is awesome.While to most people that statement just sounds like a line from a children’s movie, it’s something that brings a little more meaning to me and encourages me to be a better mentor for my Airmen.Every year there is new leadership arriving to units all across the military. It’s usually pretty predictable what the dynamics will
  • Keesler works out a fitness solution

    The 81st Training Group has been very innovative in keeping their mission going despite COVID-19. They’ve started tele-education to reduce the number of students in classrooms, social distancing students while marching to and from class and group physical fitness has changed to meet the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s guidelines.
  • Mentored to the path of success

    As a brand-new one-striped Airman straight out of high school there was much for me to learn heading to the 81st Training Wing Public Affairs Office. There was so much in life that I had yet to experience and a future of possibility ahead. I was only sure of one thing; I wanted to succeed.Approaching new situations in life is a challenge that one
  • Keesler hosts 7th annual A1C Antoine Holt Memorial 5k

    Instructors and students of the 334th Training Squadron participated in the seventh annual Airman 1st Class Antoine Holt Memorial 5k Run, ending with 21 push-ups at the Triangle Track on April 1. Holt was a command and control battle management operations operator killed during a mortar attack in Iraq on April 10, 2004.
  • Mastering military training

    The Master Military Training Leader Program awarded its first Master MTLs their aiguillettes on March 19. The program distinguishes military training leaders who have mastered demonstration, evaluation and the reinforcement of military standards, exude military bearing and discipline while scheduling and conducting military training and are key leaders among Airmen and their peers.
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