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  • Keesler PERSCO team preps to support Harvey relief effort

    A six-person Personnel Support for Contingency Operations team made up of 81st Force Support Squadron members is set to deploy from here this weekend to Texas to support Hurricane Harvey relief and recovery efforts.  The PERSCO team will be primarily responsible for the accountability of all the deployed military members supporting hurricane relief
  • Dragon medics host 6th Annual Mammothon

    The 81st Medical Group is scheduled to host its 6th Annual Mammothon Oct. 27 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Keesler Medical Center.The walk-in service event is open to all Defense Department beneficiaries and dependents.“Free raffles will be held for attendees,” said Master Sgt. Victoria Cortez, 81st Diagnostic and Therapeutics Squadron specialty
  • Air Force Gala held at BBEC Sept. 16

    Keesler Air Force Base is scheduled to host the Air Force Gala at 6 p.m. Sept. 16, in the Bay Breeze Event Center in celebration of the Air Force’s 70th birthday. The ticket prices are $28 for club members and $30 for non-club members. “We wanted to bring this event back to the base to support our local Air Force community this year,” said Master
  • 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
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