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  • The heart of patient care

    A Keesler doctor is elevating the 81st Medical Group’s health care mission and paving a trail for others along the way.Lt. Col. Ronald Jones, 81st MDG chief of electrophysiology, is currently the only electrophysiologist serving in the Air Force. He is also one of the only doctors of his specialty

  • Developing Airmen to develop Airmen

    Keesler’s faculty development staff consists of 24 specialists who create the processes to train, develop and deliver the focused and driven warriors that in-turn, train the next generation of Airmen.The Faculty Development Flight authors and conducts 13 courses including the Military Training

  • Commanding and controlling the future of Air Force communication

    With 30 years spent in the command post career field, Master Sgt. Desirae McIntyre, 403rd Wing command and control technician, shaped the way the Air Force communicates mission operations through her development of the training curriculum.“McIntyre always brought a calm presence and positive

  • Promoting a healthy lifestyle

    The Health Promotion Department is focused on helping military members and dependents improve their health using different programs and policies focused on the following areas: weight management, tobacco cessation and sleep enhancement.“If we’re looking at the most important thing, performance

  • Establishing a foundation for first-term officers

    Developing the job and leadership skillsets of company grade officers was the ambition of Keesler’s First Term Officer Course when it was initiated in 2021. As the course evolves, it has continued to develop and establish a foundation for Keesler’s officers. “CGOs have not always been given the

  • 2021 Tax Filing Resources

    With the tax season approaching, here is a list of available resources for filing taxes at Keesler:Military OneSource – MilTaxMilTax is a suite of free tax services for the military community, including personalized support from tax consultants, easy-to-use tax preparation and e-filing software, and

  • Giving another breath of hope

    Two patients, each with metastatic lung cancer, were rushed to Keesler’s Operating Room, struggling to breathe with tumors constricting their airways.Maj. Derrell Nettlow, 81st Healthcare Operations Squadron Pulmonary critical care physician, was called to perform the Air Force’s first airway stent

  • Keesler introduces space weather training in support of Space Force

    As the Air Force continues to maximize America's air, space and land power, Keesler initiated the new Space Weather Support Course to apply knowledge of the natural environment on space systems.The graduates of the course will take weather forecast beyond the atmosphere by understanding the weather

  • Fallen Warrior: A1C Darryl Winters

    Airman 1st Class Darryl Winters, combat cameraman from San Francisco, was killed in South Vietnam on July 19, 1966 while filming a strafing attack on a well-defended Viet Cong position a few miles west of Saigon, Vietnam. On the fateful day, Airman Winters was flying his 217th mission in the

  • Fallen Warrior: SSgt. Omar D. Flores

    Staff Sgt. Omar Flores was born in Mission, Texas in 1978. He graduated from high school in 1996 and enlisted in the active duty Army shortly thereafter as a 13B Cannon Crewmember at Fort Hood, Texas. He left active duty in June of 2000 and entered service in the Texas National Guard as a Personnel