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  • 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
  • 2016 Annual Water Quality Report

    The Bioenvironmental Engineering Flight released the January through December 2016 Annual Water Quality Report for Keesler as required by the Safe Drinking Water Act. The report provides details about where the base water comes from, what it contains, and how it compares to standards set by regulatory agencies.Keesler’s drinking water comes from
  • Keesler furthers MTL development with new building, resources

    The 81st Training Support Squadron’s Military Training Leader Course schoolhouse has a new home in Lott Hall, where the first course in the new building began July 17.The instructors, formerly based in Allee Hall, only had a couple classrooms at their disposal. They now have access to a dedicated training area and resources.“The new space is
  • 237 street lights upgrading to LED

    The Base Operations Support Contract team started upgrading 237 street lights here June 30, starting with Ploesti Drive.   “The upgraded lights will provide more distribution of light resulting in improved safety, personnel visibility, illumination during fog season, less power consumption and reduced maintenance cost,” said Shah Viresh, Base
  • Excellence in all we do

    Staff Sgt. Amy Ray, 335th Training Squadron student, graduates from the personnel apprentice course with a perfect score May 25, 2017, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. Ray, from Boulder, Colo., is a member of the Air Force Reserve and will be returning to the 97th Flying Training Squadron at Sheppard AFB, Texas. (U.S. Air Force photo by 2nd Lt
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