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  • Alcohol separating myth from fact

    Misconceptions about alcohol and its effects on safe driving are widespread. Knowing the truth may mean the difference between life and death. Myth: Alcohol is a stimulant. Fact: Alcohol is a depressant. It acts on the nervous system like an anesthetic to lower or depress the activity of your brain. Myth: Drinking coffee sobers you up. Fact: Coffee
  • Combined Federal Campaign begins Oct. 3

    The Combined Federal Campaign at Keesler is Oct 3-31. The base's goal is to reach $107,947.28. CFC promotes and supports charity through a program that's employee-focused, cost-efficient, and effective in providing all federal employees the opportunity to improve the quality of life for all, according to the CFC Web page. "Many people choose to
  • Regular gate hours Aug. 24

    Regular weekday hours for the Meadows Drive and Judge Sekul Avenue gates are observed Aug. 24.
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  • Quality of life emphasis buoys base’s recovery

    An indicator that Keesler's heart and spirit are intact two years after Hurricane Katrina is found in the facilities, programs and services that have been resurrected or created since the storm. "I'm proud to serve with a great team of military and civilian professionals dedicated to improving Keesler's quality of life," said Col. Rodney Croslen,
  • Air Force’s largest housing project picks up momentum

    That's not thunder you hear in the distance -- it's the rumble of progress as Keesler's housing construction program picks up speed. The largest military family housing project in Air Force history, with a price tag of $287.8 million, kicked off March 30, about a year before the first homes are slated for delivery. A project management review took
  • 145 Keesler names on staff sergeant promotion list

    Keesler has 145 names on the staff sergeant promotion list released Wednesday. With 398 eligible, Keesler had a 36.43 percent selection rate. Last year, Keesler had 107 of 327 selected for a 32.72 selection rate. Senior airmen selected for promotion are: 81st Aerospace Medicine Squadron -- John Blackmon, Rommel Hernandez, Magen Thomas and Justin
  • Retiree Appreciation Day Sept. 17

    Retiree Appreciation Day is 9 a.m. Sept. 17 at the youth center. Displays and booths include representatives from various sections of the hospital, finance, legal and other agencies across the base. Food and entertainment is provided. For more information, call Capt. Michelle Salgado, 228-377-0170, or e-mail,