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  • Keesler aids USS Tripoli in COVID-19

    Keesler Medical Center has been assisting the U.S. Navy in testing and housing Sailors from the USS Tripoli in Keesler’s quarantine and isolation facility for COVID-19, June 30 – July 18.Keesler Medical Center hosts the Defense Department’s only genetics lab and plays a critical role in analysis and

  • First Airmen graduate BMT proof of concept at Keesler

    For the first time since 1968, a flight of nearly 60 Airmen graduated U.S. Air Force basic military training outside of Lackland Air Force Base, Texas. A flight of nearly 60 Airmen from the 37th Training Wing Detachment 5 marched across the Levitow Training Support Facility drill pad here May

  • Keesler ensures readiness through online classes

     Following the effects of COVID-19, the 81st Training Group has taken measures to ensure safety among Airmen while also executing its crucial mission.The 336th Training Squadron initiated online classes for multiple courses within the squadron using electronic platforms such as Blackboard, which

  • Keesler announces 3 confirmed cases of COVID-19

    Keesler Air Force Base is currently monitoring three positive cases of COVID-19 for an active duty Airman, a spouse of a sister service member, and a retiree.The individuals are in isolation, and the Mississippi Department of Health has been notified. On-base public health officials have begun the

  • Keesler ensures cyber training continues online

    The 81st Training Wing’s mission of training, developing, and inspiring premier warfighters is essential for the development of the Air Force and its future.However, with COVID-19 potentially impacting the health and well-being of the students in training on Keesler, 81st Training Group units are

  • Keesler enters HPCON Bravo for COVID-19

    Keesler Air Force Base is in Health Protection Condition (HPCON) Bravo in response to COVID-19.In an effort to minimize the spread of COVID-19, please take the following actions: Strict hygiene (No handshaking, wipe common-use items) If exposed, self-isolate (Wear mask or remain home) Avoid

  • Is it the flu or is it coronavirus?

    It is easy to feel vulnerable because of news about the coronavirus outbreak. The name of this disease is coronavirus disease 2019, abbreviated as COVID-19. The symptoms of influenza (flu) and coronavirus infection are similar, but these two illnesses are caused by different viruses. People with