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  • Prepare your kids for back to school health

    The new school year is rapidly approaching which means, along with school work, it is also time to think about staying healthy throughout the school year. The Keesler Public Health Flight is here to help keep Keesler children healthy by providing the proper techniques to prevent the spread of germs. “It is important that kids learn the different
  • CardioMEMS HF System offered to VA patients

    The 81st Medical Group’s Cardiology Clinic started offering their CardioMEMS HF System to selective Veterans Affairs patients April 2017 here.The partnership gives an opportunity for Keesler medical professionals to further their education and training by performing procedures they may not normally be able to. “We have a good relationship with
  • Chiefs, Airmen compete in Dorm Bash

    Keesler dorm residents and chief master sergeants play tug-of-war during the 2017 Dorm Bash at the Biloxi Hall courtyard August 1, 2017, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. The Dorm Bash was sponsored by the Keesler Chiefs Group to provide an opportunity for Keesler dorm residents to spend time together in fellowship. The chief master sergeants took
  • 2016 Annual Water Quality Report

    The Bioenvironmental Engineering Flight released the January through December 2016 Annual Water Quality Report for Keesler as required by the Safe Drinking Water Act. The report provides details about where the base water comes from, what it contains, and how it compares to standards set by regulatory agencies.Keesler’s drinking water comes from
  • Keesler furthers MTL development with new building, resources

    The 81st Training Support Squadron’s Military Training Leader Course schoolhouse has a new home in Lott Hall, where the first course in the new building began July 17.The instructors, formerly based in Allee Hall, only had a couple classrooms at their disposal. They now have access to a dedicated training area and resources.“The new space is
  • Keesler,Biloxi firefighters complete rescue training

    Members of the Keesler and Biloxi Fire Departments participate in confined space rescue operations training in the Keesler Medical Center June 16, 2017, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. Keesler hosted the advanced rescue certification training course, which consisted of confined space rescue, high and low angle rescue and stokes basket rescue
  • 81st IG team earns MAJCOM, AF-level awards

    The 81st Training Wing Inspector General office staff earned the Lt. Gen. John P. Flynn IG Award at both the active duty wing -and major command level here June 14.Throughout the last year, the 81st IG team handled 113 formal complaints, six congressional inquiries and three senior leader adverse actions.The Flynn award recognizes complaints
  • Col. Debra Lovette takes command of 81st TRW

    Col. Debra Lovette took command of the 81st Training Wing during a change of command ceremony at the Bay Breeze Event Center here, June 2. Outgoing commander, Col. Michele Edmondson, relinquished the guidon before heading to her new assignment as executive officer to the vice chief of staff of the Air Force. Maj. Gen. Bob LaBrutta, 2nd Air Force
  • Air Force releases 2016 sexual assault reports

    Air Force reports of sexual assault increased in fiscal year 2016, according to the service’s annual report released May 1. The Air Force received 1,355 reports of sexual assaults in fiscal 2016, compared to 1,312 in fiscal 2015. Expressed as a percentage of the total Air Force population, including active duty, Air Force Reserve, Air National
  • Boots vs. Badges starts off 2017 SOMS

    The ‘Boots’ team, made up of Keesler Airmen and Special Olympics athletes, pump each other up during the Boots vs. Badges volleyball game at the Blake Fitness Center, May 13, 2017, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. Keesler Airmen competed against City of Biloxi police officers and firefighters as the starting event for the 2017 Special Olympics
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