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  • Oncology clinic reopens

    Keesler Medical Center's medical oncology clinic reopens July 9. This is another step in the medical center's continuing effort to return to pre-Katrina operations. Maj. (Dr.) Pamela Tuli, a medical hematologist/oncologist, arrived from Wilford Hall Medical Center at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas, to begin seeing previous follow-up patients. The
  • Another day — night — at office, eh Doc? Keesler physician shares experience in Afghanistan

    Editor's note: Capt. (Dr.) Andrew Allen, an 81st Surgical Operations Squadron obstetrician/gynecologist and a new flight physician, is deployed to Bagram Air Base, Afghanistan. This is an excerpt from his journal.   Today actually started last night. I stopped working on the obstetrics statistics around 7 p.m., went to have dinner (Cornish hen and
  • AAFES converts old dining hall into retail facility

    Keesler's recovery from Hurricane Katrina takes another step forward next week with the opening of another Army and Air Force Exchange Service facility just southeast of the temporary base exchange. Although the food court and concession area in the former Pecan Dining Facility open Monday, the grand opening won't take place until 10 a.m. July
  • Fireworks follies threaten Fourth of July festivities

    The lingering drought in south Mississippi makes fireworks a dangerous proposition for Independence Day. Additionally, many beachfront viewing areas in east Biloxi are still closed as debris from Hurricane Katrina continues to be cleared. James Palmer, Keesler's fire prevention chief, stressed that fireworks are strictly prohibited on base and in
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  • Base bowler competes in international meet

    Keesler youth bowler Michelle Fuller heads to Buffalo, N.Y., July 16-18 to compete at the Pepsi U.S. Bowling Congress international youth championships. Fuller, 19, won her division at the state tournament in Jackson last month with a 1,343 series at the end of six games with the girls' handicap factored in. The handicap is based on a bowler's
  • State of the art digital imaging systems up, running in radiology

    Keesler Medical Center's radiology flight boasts two new, state-of-the art digital systems. Installation of the Imaging Dynamic Company 1590 Explorer digital systems was completed earlier this month, followed by a week of company-provided training for radiology technologists to use the equipment. The major benefit of the new system is its