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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
  • Suppliers, transporters led by Lee

    Maj. Clarence Lee assumes command of the 81st Supply and Transportation Squadrons, 9 a.m. June 26 in Vandenberg Community Center. He replaces Lt. Col. Steve Foss, who is deployed to Afghanistan. Major Lee comes to Keesler from Air Command and Staff College, Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala. Previously, he served as chief of the logistics force
  • Szatanek new leader for engineers

    Lt. Col. Jeffery Szatanek replaces Lt. Col. Ray Mottley as commander of the 81st Civil Engineer Squadron June 22. The change-of-command ceremony is 8 a.m. in Welch Auditorium Colonel Szatanek has served as the 81st CES operations flight commander since 2005. The colonel entered the Air Force in 1990 after graduation from Rensselaer Polytechnic
  • Welcome home picnic

    A welcome home picnic for troops returning from deployment is 11:30 p.m. Friday at marina park. Fried fish, hamburgers and hot dogs are served to members returning from deployments, their families and other attendees as quantities permit. The honor guard, 81st Training Group's Drum and Bugle Corps and the winning team from Friday's drill down
  • It’s swimming pool season— what’s in, what’s out

    Whether swimming in a public pool or one at home, swimmers and parents of young swimmers should be aware of four important areas of pool safety. Pool security All swimming pools (above-ground and in-ground) should be enclosed by a fence, wall or other barrier to protect children from drowning The minimum height of this barrier should be at least