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  • Medical training comeback continues

    The 81st Medical Group graduated its first diagnostic imaging Phase II class since Hurricane Katrina Oct. 10. Senior Airman Danielle Hudak and Airman 1st Class Jacques Jeanniton Jr. received their graduation certificates after more than a year of training. The students completed 16 weeks of Phase I

  • Former cop, now instructor, is base's nominee for award

    An Airman Leadership School instructor is Keesler's nominee for the Thomas V. Fredian Award.  The winner will be announced during the Salute to the Military, 6 p.m. Oct. 16, at the Mississippi Coast Coliseum. Tech, Sgt. Ezra Khan's community involvement includes Adopt-A-Highway, Mississippi Gulf

  • Shooting enthusiasts drawn to Coast Rifle and Pistol Club

    Nearly 50 years ago, shooting enthusiasts in Harrison County founded the Coast Rifle and Pistol Club. Now, as in 1959, active-duty and retired military members are drawn to the club. Of the current membership of more than 900, nearly one-third are -- or have been -- in the military. Of those, 95 are

  • Kids in college? Follow guidelines so Tricare isn’t halted

    If your college student turns 21 this year, there are things to do to ensure Tricare coverage isn't interrupted. Tricare covers eligible dependents pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree until age 21. For coverage beyond that age, a student must be enrolled full-time at an accredited

  • Keesler rallies volunteers for national event

    Last year, Keesler had a hard time finding places that needed volunteers for Make a Difference Day. This year on Oct. 27, a different approach should ensure every person who wants to help has a project that needs them, according to Lt. Col. Steven Ramsay, 332nd Training Squadron commander. "Last

  • Touhill comes 'home' to Keesler

    Twenty-four years ago Monday, a new second lieutenant began his Air Force career in basic communications officer training at Keesler. Oct. 2, now Col. Greg Touhill took command of the 81st Training Wing during a ceremony on the parade field. "Over the past 24 years, my Keesler training has been