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  • Preparing a hurricane survival kit

    Hurricanes are a common occurrence in the Gulf Coast during hurricane season starting June 1 through November 30. In hurricane season, there are supplies that should be included when preparing a hurricane survival kit.A hurricane survival kit is recommended for safeness and preparation and includes water, food, household items and health
  • 81st MSGS welcomes new commander

    Lt. Col. Norris Jackson, incoming 81st Surgical Operations Squadron commander, received command from Col. Ryan Mihata, outgoing 81st MSGS commander, during a change of command ceremony here, July 9.Col. Beatrice Dolihite, 81st Medical Group commander, presided over the ceremony.Prior to becoming the 81st MSGS commander, Jackson was the 319th
  • First virtual reality training arrives at Keesler

    The 334th Training Squadron incorporated the first virtual reality training for Airfield Management students in the Air Force here, June 28, so they can get more of a “hands-on” learning experience. Chief Master Sgt. Paul Portugal, Airfield Management career field manager, Pentagon, Washington DC, relates this new technology to the mission of Air
  • Air Force officials announce tour length changes

    After listening to feedback from Airmen and career field managers, Air Force officials are reducing targeted special duty and instructor tour lengths to create a more ready and resilient force.The tour length reduction from four to three years for military training instructors, military training leaders, Air Education and Training Command technical
  • 81st TRSS welcomes new commander

    Lt. Col. Elbert G. Mose, incoming 81st Training Support Squadron commander, received command from Lt. Col. Stephen P. Arnott, outgoing 81st TRSS commander, during a change of command ceremony here, June 20.Col. Leo Lawson, Jr., 81st Training Group commander, presided over the ceremony."I can’t wait to get to know the 81st Training Support
  • Keesler sees efficiencies, improved care under Defense Health Agency

    U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Ronald J. Place, Defense Health Agency (DHA), Director for the National Capital Region Medical Directorate, visited Keesler Medical Center Feb 12-13.
  • Innovation leads to connection with Keesler AFB

    The Columbus Air Force Base Spark Cell is designed to be a creative hub for innovative minds to cultivate ideas. The need of innovation at Columbus AFB led to a partnership with the 333rd Training Squadron at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, to create new processes and contribute different concepts.
  • 81st TRG installs commercial Wi-Fi

    Keesler is one of two Air Education and Training Command bases installing commercial Wi-Fi in its training group, Dec. 3 – Jan. 18. The installation is part of an initiative to expand resources the students, instructors and training managers can use for their courses. “One of the things the training groups and squadrons have a problem with is
  • 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.
  • Keesler hosts innovation contest

    Keesler Airmen had the opportunity to present their ideas to the Dragon Tank, an innovation contest held here, June 28. “Dragon tank is a high-profile forum where Airmen can bring their ideas, showcase them and advocate for resources and hopefully get the immediate implementation or the push to bring their ideas to fruition,” said Capt. Carissa
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