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  • Deployment augments trainer's classroom skills

    In Southwest Asia, the Army is the occupying force, and the Air Force is the eye in the sky, according to 1st Lt. Robert Patt. The lieutenant, a basic communications officer instructor in the 333rd Training Squadron since May 2006, returned in May from a four-month deployment to Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar. He's no newcomer to deployment, having
  • Gastroenterology services continue rebound from hurricane’s aftermath

    Keesler Medical Center's gastroenterology clinic is steadily rebounding from the aftereffects of Hurricane Katrina. Maj. (Dr.) Hyon Kang, chief of the 81st Medical Operations Squadron's gastroenterology clinic, arrived at the medical center in late July 2006 and reopened the "GI" clinic in late August with a very limited staff -- himself and
  • 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