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  • Combat COVID-19 with good nutrition

    Make nutrition a priority by eating healthy nutrient-rich foods to help support your immune system. Start by making a meal plan and grocery list, this will help to only purchase the items you actually need and allow for those items to last longer. Keep food on hand for about 2 weeks, there is no need to buy everything at the grocery store, be
  • 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 developing creative solutions to this unique
  • Keesler medic named as a 12 OAY shares his experience

    Two medical who received the Air Force’s 2019 Outstanding Airmen of the Year award share their experiences, and how they support the Air Force Medical Service both at home and abroad.
  • Escorting evacuated elders

    Airmen from the 81st Logistics Readiness Squadron assisted in the rescue of elderly residents evacuating a fire at Seashore Oaks Assisted Living Facility in Biloxi, Mississippi, after receiving a call, Sept. 17. Staff Sgt. Christopher Carpe, 81st LRS ground transportation and equipment support NCO in charge, and Airman 1st Class Jared Hill, 81st LRS ground transportation personnel, arrived at the facility with a 44-passenger bus around 30 minutes after being contacted. Approximately 60 elderly residents were in need of immediate assistance.
  • Transition Spotlight: Col. Beatrice Dolihite, Keesler AFB

    The 81st Medical Group at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, transitioned to the Defense Health Agency on October 1, 2018, one of the first military treatment facilities to transfer to DHA management. The U.S. Air Force Surgeon General Public Affairs Office spoke with Col. Beatrice Dolihite, the 81st MDG director and service commander to reflect on her experience as the commander of one of the first MTFs to move to DHA. Dolihite also offered some advice for other commanders and medical Airmen as their MTFs prepare for the transition.
  • Robotics key to medical Airmen recruitment, retention, readiness

    With surgical robots becoming the standard of care across many specialties, the Air Force Medical Service is keeping up with the latest advancements to provide the best patient care and maintain Airman readiness.
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