News Search

Results:
Tag: Keesler AFB
Clear
  • Dragons recognized at local football game

    Keesler Airmen line the field during a Biloxi High School military appreciation night football game Sept. 29, 2017, Biloxi, Mississippi. Keesler leadership also participated in the coin toss to determine which team would receive the ball first. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)
  • Airmen recognized as honorary CPOs

    Four Airmen completed the Navy’s Chief Petty Officers’ 365 Phase II Training Sept. 15 and were accepted into the Chief Petty Officers’ Mess. The training enhances leadership and communication skills with a heavy focus on team-building exercises and physical training. Master Sgt. Joshua Anderson, 81st Training Support Squadron Military Training
  • Active shooter exercise tests base’s response

    Airmen from the 81st Training Wing experienced an active shooter exercise here Sept. 22. The exercise was designed to simulate the chaotic nature of a disgruntled person entering a facility on base and opening fire.  “For the exercise we wanted to test the base’s ability to respond to an active shooter,” said William Mays, 81st Training Wing
  • OSF supports Keesler’s operations, training missions

    When Hurricane Irma was bearing down on the Caribbean, military aircraft in the storm’s path scrambled to escape to a safe haven. Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, answered the call of some of those aircraft, hosting 31 U.S. Navy MH-60 Seahawk helicopters, seven HH-60 Pave Hawk helicopters and two HC-130J Combat King II aircraft. The 81st
  • 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
  • Radiology Oncology seeks accreditation

    The Radiology Oncology Clinic’s leadership is seeking specialized review and accreditation of their physics and dosimetry process and an American College of Radiation Oncology accreditation here.The accreditations will give the clinic staff an opportunity to provide care to more patients.“A few years ago there was a concern about Veterans Affairs
  • 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
RSS