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  • Keesler connects with retirees at appreciation day

    U.S. Air Force Col. Debra Lovette, 81st Training Wing commander, speaks to a group of retirees during Retiree Appreciation Day inside the Roberts Consolidated Aircraft Maintenance Facility at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Oct. 26, 2018. The annual event is designed to connect retirees with on base and local services. (U.S. Air Force photo by
  • 81st CS welcomes new commander

    Maj. Jon Drummond, incoming 81st Communications Squadron commander, took command from Lt. Col. Jerry Hambright, outgoing 81st CS commander, during a change of command ceremony here, June 28. Col. Danny Davis, 81st Mission Support Group commander, presided over the ceremony. Drummond is coming to Keesler from Joint Base San Antonio, Lackland, where
  • Keesler Medical Center hosts DOD medical leadership

    A Defense Department medical leadership contingent conducted an 81st Medical Group site visit April 27 as the first part of Keesler Medical Center’s transition to the Defense Health Agency. Thomas McCaffery, Acting Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs, Vice Adm. Raquel Bono, Defense Health Agency director, and Lt. Gen. Mark Ediger, Air
  • Keesler Dragons participate in EMEDS exercise

    Air Forces Northern Surgeon General’s office members wrapped up their evaluation of an Expeditionary Medical Support confirmation field exercise here, April 20. Capt. Lee Laughridge, chief, AFNORTH Medical Operations and Training, and Jeff Brandenburg, chief, AFNORTH medical plans and logistics, worked throughout the year with agencies across the Air Force Medical Services enterprise to plan a scenario that exercised actual execution of the tactics, techniques and procedures of EMEDS during a domestic contingency.
  • NASCAR driver visits Keesler

    Harry Gant and Jeff Hammond pose for a photo with the surgical robotics suite staff during a visit at Keesler Medical Center March 30, 2018, on Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi. Hammond and Gant spent the day meeting veterans at the Armed Forces Retirement Home and toured various facilities that support veterans on Keesler Air Force Base. Gant
  • Keesler leadership tours NCBC Gulfport

    U.S. Navy Lt. Cmdr. James Shambley, Naval Construction Battalion Center facilities engineering and requisition division director, Gulfport, Mississippi, provides a tour of the base’s nearly-completed Naval Branch Health Clinic to U.S. Air Force Col. Debra Lovette, 81st Training Wing commander, March 27, 2018, on NCBC Gulfport, Mississippi. Lovette
  • Keesler hops into Easter

    U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. John Eck, 2nd Air Force director of staff, and his daughter, Natalie, paints a handprint during Easter in the Park at Marina Park March 24, 2018, on Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi. The event festivities included a parade, an Easter egg hunt, arts and crafts and informational booths. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st
  • Four Keesler Dragons awarded bronze stars

    Four Airmen were awarded bronze stars during a commander’s call March 5 at the Bay Breeze Event Center on Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi. Capt. Edwin Pratt, 81st Training Wing executive officer, Maj. Ramon Riojas, 81st Surgical Operations Squadron general surgeon, Lt. Col. Jack Vilardi, 81st Medical Support Squadron TRICARE Operations and
  • Career field managers convene to improve training at Keesler

    A Career Field Managers Conference and Learning Summit, was held at the Bay Breeze Event Center on Keesler Air Force Base Jan. 29-31. The conference was held for CFMs to engage with 81st Training Group schoolhouse leadership and advance Air Education and Training Command’s redesign of the continuum of learning for each career field taught in the
  • Mathies NCOA: Developing enlisted leaders

    More than 750 NCOs walk through the double doors of the Mathies NCO Academy on Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, every year. After six weeks, they walk out ready to make their Air Force a better, more capable organization.The mission of the MNCOA is to educate NCOs to manage and lead innovative Airmen.This is a charge that Chief Master Sgt.
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